Meet the Ni Hao Family
Emma earned her masters’ degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at the University of South California. With a passion for education, she joined Ni Hao in 2014, where she teaches classes for children of all ages. She believes that language learning happens best when learners are actively using the language through various activities. she incorporates various songs, hands-on activities, and movements into her Mandarin classes.
Momo joined Ni Hao in 2012 with nearly a decade of early childhood teaching experience. She earned her diploma of Pedagogy for Children Education as an honors student in China, and was awarded as the best teacher for many times after graduation during her time working as a kindergarten teacher in China. In addition to her Children Education diploma, Momo holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Tourism from Rikkyo University in Japan. She speaks fluently in Chinese, Japanese as well as English. After working for a bank and a tourism company for years in China, Japan and the US, her passion for children’s education led her to Ni Hao. Momo always enjoys interacting with and teaching her students. Her professional training and teaching experience made her a beloved teacher by her students as well as their parents.
Janki Laoshi earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Economics from India and received her Montessori (AMS) credentials from PCTE New Jersey in 2006. Her love for learning the Montessori method commenced after she observed her son thriving in the Math and Language program at age 3.
Janki Laoshi started her education career as a Montessori consultant and Primary Teacher in the District of Columbia. Janki Laoshi is a Montessori educator and Yoga teacher and Janki Laoshi is the director of Nhbubble Preschool at Santa Ana. Her goal as a director is to ensure that every child receives a high-quality education and is nurtured to meet their maximum potential to become global citizens.
Janki Laoshi Said:”Children are the world’s bright future, and as an educator, It is my responsibility to guide and shape them. Making a difference through teaching is the best feeling in the world. They inspire me every day to continue my journey as an educator.”
Dayna Laoshi is a Spanish Teacher, working at NH Bubble Montessori Inspired Preschool
in Santa Ana/Costa Mesa. Dayna Laoshi joined the NH Bubble team 6 months ago.
Dayna Laoshi has an AA Degree in Early Childhood Development from Santa Ana College; She has
Preschool Teacher Certification from Rio Hondo College. Now, her goal is to obtain a BA in Child
Development and study for the LSAT.
In addition, Dayna Laoshi has a rock collection and she is an Environmentalist Advocate that encourages everyone to make small changes to save the world.
In her free time, She enjoy swimming, party planning, dancing salsa, going on a hike with my
family, spending time with my family and learning her 3rd foreign language ASL.
Ting Yu Laoshi
Ting Yu joined Ni Hao family for almost 3 years. She earned her Master degree of Chinese studies and Chinese teaching at CSU Long Beach. She worked as a Chinese tutor in the CSU Long Beach for two years and worked as a high school Chinese teacher for a year, but she didn’t stop there. Her passion for Childhood Education motivates her to finish her Early Childhood Education program as well. She loves children and loves to grow with them. In her free time, she enjoys board games, good books, and different types of puzzles.
Jennifer graduated from University of Michigan, receiving her masters’ degree in Design & Tech for Learning, she also participated in UCLA Early Childhood Education program to improve her knowledge. Jennifer has been a Mandarin Instructor since 2014, she has taught in Google, Cisco and other language schools. She is also a Learning Experience Designer, contributing to many projects by designing online courses in different fields. Before coming to The United States, Jennifer obtained her bachelor’s degree in Language Education and was an Elementary School Teacher in Taiwan. Her teaching philosophy is “Learn from the game”, exploring rules and surprises through games and integrating them into daily life. Jennifer has a wide range of interests, she likes to travel, collect postcards, play basketball and play the piano.
Salome Sanchez studied Early Childhood Education at Bunker Hill College.
She loves being a teacher because she believes we are helping to build thinkers for the future. It’s
amazing to see a child grow confident and successful because of quality education. Salome Laoshi also happy to be here to help the children grow up and do their best every day!
Ashley, Yile Xiao, Laoshi is a mandarin preschool teacher. Ashley Laoshi received her bachelor’s degree in Education Science from UC Irvine and a Master of Education in Educational Counseling from USC. Ashley Laoshi love being a teacher as she enjoy going on a learning journey with her students and growing together with them.
Phoebe laoshi joined Nihao in July 2015. She completed and received the AMS-affiliated Montessori certificate at Capital Education to become a kindergarten teacher at the United States. Phoebe is very passionate about teaching immersive Chinese as well as working with young children.
Pansy is from Zhejiang Province, in China and she has been teaching online since she graduated from college in 2015. Pansy received her bachelor degree in English Studies in China and is a licensed teacher within China. She has taught Chinese over a year in a school in the US. She has a passion for teaching children and, when she isn’t teaching, she can be found enjoying her favorite hobby: photography.
Angel was born and raised in Taiwan. She is currently a director at Ni Hao Chinese Westcheter. Angel came to the United States four years ago for an internship at Nihao Chinese. She loves being a teacher, and absolutely loves working with kids.
Angel has a Bachelor of Chinese Studies Degree from National Quemoy University in Taiwan. She also obtained a certificate in Early Childhood Education from UCLA and worked as a Site Director at Ni Hao Chinese Westchester. Angel previously worked abroad in England teaching Chinese to children during the summer. She has developed meaningful relationships with her students, and continues to push them to strive for academic excellence.
Mindy is a native Chinese speaker from Taiwan. She received her master degree in Educational innovation from National Taipei University of Education. Before joining Ni Hao, she was a licensed elementary school teacher in Taiwan for eight years. She is patient with students and is good at integrating teaching with real-life situations. Her class contains a lot of fun and interactive learning activities. She would like students to be able to apply and communicate using the language. Besides that, she would like her students to be able to appreciate the beauty of language and cultural differences through learning a second language. In her free time, she likes to read, do yoga, and enjoy being close to nature.