Mei is the founder of Challenge School and has 10 years of teaching and educational administrative experience. Before starting the school, she was a pharmacist who practiced in China and later became an architect in the United States. Mei received her BA in Interior Architecture from Academy of Art University and her BS in Medicine from Sichuan University.
Grace joined Challenge School in 2009 and became the preschool director in 2010. Previously, Grace had 10 years of experience in engineering and product management. She received an MS in Engineering, an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas, and an Early Childhood Program Director permit from California Department of Education.
Jenny is the preschool director for our Belmont preschool campus. She has over fifteen years of experience as an early childhood teacher, head teacher, and curriculum designer.
Kim is our Fremont preschool director. She has been teaching at Challenge School since 2013 and was our San Mateo preschool's head teacher prior to becoming our Fremont preschool director.
Sally has been teaching at Challenge School since 2014 and became the after school head teacher in 2018. She has ten years of teaching experience in Mandarin.
Kelly is our Belmont after school program director, and she has been teaching at Challenge School since 2006. She has over twenty years of teaching experience in Mandarin.
Vivian is in charge of the Chinese Culture Institute, which encompasses our enrichment programs. She has been teaching music and Chinese at Challenge School since 2014.