Faculty members at KKCS are college graduates, many with post-graduate degrees. All staff and faculty members at KKCS are bilingual in English and Mandarin, most are conversant with Cantonese.
Dean of Teaching and Learning
Huajie Angie Rieder
B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature, Central China Normal University
Certificate of Qualified Teacher, China
Ms. Rieder is an experienced and passionate educator. She has been a valuable member of KKCS since 2010, in various roles as teacher, curriculum developer, and stage director. Her prior experience includes over 20 years as teacher, mentor, and administrator in Wuhan, China. Not only is Ms. Rieder a well-loved and respected teacher, she is also well recognized for her work and leadership in drama production and other stage performances.
Director of Student Affairs and Registrar
Chengzhen Jane Song
B.S.M. in Management Engineering, Central South University
E.M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, Wuhan University
Ms. Song is a highly recognized teacher and a member of the core management team at KKCS. Ms. Song has worked closely with community learning centers since her arrival to the United States in 2009, and has been an effective teacher of Chinese language and culture. Before coming to the United States, Ms. Song was Associate Professor at the GuangXi University of Technology for 7 years; and prior to that, she had had over 10 years of experience in industrial management.
Director of Afterschool and Summer Programs
If there was a popularity contest, Mr. Yu would win hands down. Ben, as Mr. Yu is called endearingly by everyone from students to the janitor, started at KKCS as a student when he was in elementary school. Sixteen years since he registered at KKCS, Ben has played many different roles, including those of teaching assistant and teacher. He knows the school well and is well posited in the school’s operation.
After School Program
Shu Qi Ke
Chinese Language and Culture
Mo Fong Yuen
Arts and Culture