The Harvest International Education joined Learn Yu Wen in 2014

Our editing team is composed of a group of experienced Chinese language teachers and scholars, they have passion in promoting the understanding and friendship between the US and China; they have the expertise in teaching at universities, high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in both the US and China. We share the vision to provide the No.1 Journal for learning Chinese language and culture, we aim to be the best friends for learner who are learning Chinese language and culture.

Our Valuable Team Members


Zhuo Tian
Editor-in-chief

Among her 14 years of the firsthand teaching career, she taught the Chinese Program of different levels at Ming De University in the US for 3 years. She served as Director of American Education Alliance in Shanghai before she set up Harvest International Educa tion. Her outstanding leadership and professional expertise lead her to have more channels for contribution. She graduated from Minzu University of China.

Xiaoqian Wang
Associate Editor-in-chief

Xiaoqian Wang graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University and majored in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She started working for Chinese Language Training Centers in Beijing since 2005.  From 2010-2013, she taught in Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico and was awarded the prize of “Best Teacher of the Year”.  She has developed her own teaching style and well-received by her students from North America and Europe.  In addition, she is good at teaching calligraphy, Chinese painting, paper-cutting and other cultural activities. 

Jitong Li
Associate Chief Editor for Beginner

Jitong Li, graduated from Tianjin Finance and Economics University. He has been working as a Chinese language teacher for 3 years before he joined in Harvest. He loves teaching and has accumulated rich teaching experience.  His passion and expertise has made his class very effective and enjoyable. 

Ya'nan Xue

Ya'nan Xue graduated from He Bei Science and Technology Normal College, majored in Hospitality Management. She likes Chinese culture and dance. Her biggest wish is to let more people know about Chinese culture in the world. 

Zhifeng Pan
Audio Editor

Zhifeng Pan graduated from Sichuan Conservatory Of Music , majored in Broadcasting & Hosting Arts.  He has beautiful voice for singing, and reading Chinese poems.  He has a passion in promoting Chinese language and culture overseas. 

Lijing Yang
Chief Editor for Beginner

Started her career as teaching Chinese as a second language since 2003, she has provided a lot of training programs for both teachers and students, such as how to prepare tests for HSK, YCT as well as AP and SAT. Her outstanding talents as a teacher has been admired and her students’ achievement is well respected. She Graduated from Beijing University and majored in Chinese Language and Literature.

Senior Advisory Team


Baifeng Sun
Editor-in-chief

She enjoyed 13 years of teaching at the middle and high school level in China and 5 years teaching primary and middle schools in the U.S., her passion for Chinese culture and the Chinese language never stops. She has been facilitating rich, cultural exchange between the U.S. and China for communities. She started the learning Chinese language and culture monthly journal of Learn Yu Wen in 2002, now she is serving a position in an American university in the east coast.

Hua Zhang
Associate Chief Editor for Beginner

Hua Zhang, MA in Second Language Acquisition and Language Testing. She served as the World Language Department Chair at the Miami Valley School in Ohio before working as the primary Chinese teacher at Williston Northampton School in Massachusetts. She is now the Chinese Language Department chair at Saint Andrew’s School in Florida. She currently holds an advanced professional license in teaching Chinese in Ohio and Maryland. In the past five years, five of her Chinese students entered the final round of the annual National Chinese Bridge Contest. Three of them were national champions. Two of them won the second place in International Chinese Bridge Contest. She has published multiple essays or books on Second Language Learning and Teaching since 1989. She has made multiple presentations at AP Chinese workshops or other teacher training conferences. She has been working as AP Chinese reader since 2008, and as Mandarin content consultant for the Pearson National Evaluation Systems.

Shuhong Wang
Associate Editors-in-chief

Ms. Shuhong Wang, coordinator of Chinese Programs at Confucius Institute at UMass Boston. She is a senior lecturer specialized in teaching Chinese as a foreign language in Renmin University of China and a member of the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching. Besides her teaching to international students, undergraduates and postgraduates in China, UK, New Zealand and the US, she has also engaged in different national and international programs of teachers training, Business Chinese Test (BCT), cultural presentation and learning materials writing. She has published dozens of text books of Chinese learning for higher education and secondary schools, including Kuaile Hanyu (《快乐汉语》Happy Chinese) which was twice awarded Outstanding International Chinese Language Teaching Materials.

Jian Gao
Associate Editors-in-chief

Jian Gao built one of the most successful Chinese programs in America at Belmont Hill School of Massachusetts, where students won numerous top prizes at the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for High School Students held annually in America and China.  Many of her students placed out of the foreign language requirement at their universities, such as Harvard, Yale, Brown, Tufts just to name a few. She is the author of five books on learning and teaching Chinese.
Currently, she teaches at Monomoy Regional School District of Massachusetts, and serves as the Program Specialist at Confucius Institute of UMass Boston.

Zhaohong Li
Associate Editors-in-chief

Zhaohong Li is the lead Chinese teacher at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland. She is also helping her school launch a K-12 grade Chinese program. Zhaohong taught Kindergarten, 1st grade, 6th grade, and 9-12th grade. Her students won the 1st and 2nd place in Chinese Bridge Speech competition in State of Maryland in 2012. Before coming to McDonough School, Zhaohong was the Chinese teacher at Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas to help school launch a 9-12th grade Chinese program. Her students won the 1st place at the Chinese Bridge Speech competition in State of Texas in 2010. Her students also won the 2nd and 3rd places in Chinese Bridge Speech competition held by Confucius Institute of University of Massachusetts in 2007 and 2009. Since 2008, she has served as AP Chinese Reader for College Board.