Friday and Saturday, October 29-30, 2021, Husson University, Bangor, Maine

Presented by: The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine and Bangor Chinese School
In collaboration with: The Maine Department of Education, the University of Maine and the City of Bangor

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2019 Maine Chinese Conference
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2017 Maine Chinese Conference
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2018 Maine Chinese Conference
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Past Conferences

  • 2020
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  • Keynote Speakers:

                April Perkins              Miao-Fen Tseng            Jay Brennan             
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    Up to 1.2 CEUs are available for participants who need

    The primary participants of the conference:
    School administrators, board members, teachers, students, parents, members of institutions of higher education, businesspeople, politicians, entrepreneurs, and interested others.

    Topics of Conference:
    This year's conference will go with three streams right after its opening ceremony:

    Stream 1: Professional development for foreign language teachers, including ESL teachers (October 29):
    There are two lead speakers in this session: Miao-Fen Tseng, professor from University of Virginia,
    and April Perkins, world language specialist from Maine Department of Education.

    Stream 2: Current situation and perspective on International Student Program; guest teacher program
    and education cooperation between the US and China (October 29):

    This session will be led by Jay Brennan, CEO from Global Study Connections, and Paul Penna,
    Superintendent, Bonny Eagle School District.

    Stream 3: Culture Experience- Cooking Chinese Food on the second day (October 30):
    This session will be led by international chefs and local food specialists. The foods/dishes
    will be demonstrated are: Kung Pao Chicken, Hot Pot, Wonton soup and Fried Rice.
    Cook real Chinese food with us.

    Education, Culture and Cooperations between the US and China

    2021 Maine Chinese Language Conference Committee:

    Jing Zhang, Coordinator of 2021 Maine Chinese Conference, Director of Maine Language and Culture Center, and President of Bangor Chinese School
    Lavinia Rogers, World Languages Specialist, Maine Department of Education
    Raymond Pelletier, Professor, Modern Languages and Classics, University of Maine
    James T. Kenny, Chair, Board of Directors, Maine Confucius Classroom; Former Dean, Husson University
    Elizabeth Chabe, Chair, Board of Directors, the Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine
    Mel MacKay, Head of school, John Bapst High School
    Gerry Palmer, Former Mayor, the City of Bangor
    Suzhong Tian, Academic Officer, Bangor Chinese School

    For more information: Please call 207-990-0710 or email us at