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Ms. Mijia Ranquist

Culture Activity Coordinator

Ms. Mijia Ranquist is an Illinois highly qualified Mandarin Chinese teacher and art teacher. She received her B.A. in fashion design from Shenzhen University. Ms. Ranquist also holds an M.B.A. from University of Illinois at Chicago, and another M.A.T. from National Louis University. She has 15 years of experience in teaching ESL, and K-12 Mandarin Chinese in both America and China. Ms. Ranquist implants a project-based approach in her classes to make students' learning experience easy and fun. She is currently a K-8th Mandarin Chinese teacher at Chicago Public School District. Ms. Ranquist was the Lead Culture Instructor in 2019 NCC STARTALK, she will share her teaching activities and ideas with the teacher trainees, especially about how to utilize traditional Chinese art in teaching.