EASC/East Asian Alumni Network Event: Neal Myers, "Chinese Studies in My Life and Career"

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October 4, 2018
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location
Page Hall Room 60 (1810 College Rd.)

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Add to Calendar 2018-10-04 16:00:00 2018-10-04 17:00:00 EASC/East Asian Alumni Network Event: Neal Myers, "Chinese Studies in My Life and Career" The East Asian Studies Center and the East Asian Alumni Network present:  Neal MyersMandarin Chinese TeacherHilliard City Schools  "Chinese Studies in My Life and Career" Flyer: Oct4_flyer.pdf  Neal Myers will talk about his path taken and lessons learned, including:How did the study of Chinese or China-related programs help him and his career?How would his life and career have been different if he had studied a different or no foreign language?What part of Chinese studies did he find most interesting or challenging?  What advice can he give to someone thinking about going into his career field?Bio: Neal Myers has an International Studies and Chinese BA from The Ohio State University, as well as a Masters in Foreign Language Education.  He has been a Mandarin Chinese Language teacher for middle and high school students for 7 years, and has taken 5 groups of high school students on educational tours of China.  He has also been and ESL Teacher at Shandong Foreign Trade College in Qingdao, China for 4 years.  He is currently Treasurer for the Ohio Association of Teachers of Chinese (OATC), and was a development member for the CAAP proficiency testing for the State of Ohio.   Free and open to the public   This event is supported by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant to the OSU East Asian Studies Center.   Page Hall Room 60 (1810 College Rd.) East Asian Studies Center easc@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The East Asian Studies Center and the East Asian Alumni Network present:
 
 
Neal Myers
Mandarin Chinese Teacher
Hilliard City Schools
 
 
"Chinese Studies in My Life and Career"
 
 
 
Neal Myers will talk about his path taken and lessons learned, including:
  • How did the study of Chinese or China-related programs help him and his career?
  • How would his life and career have been different if he had studied a different or no foreign language?
  • What part of Chinese studies did he find most interesting or challenging?  
  • What advice can he give to someone thinking about going into his career field?
Bio: Neal Myers has an International Studies and Chinese BA from The Ohio State University, as well as a Masters in Foreign Language Education.  He has been a Mandarin Chinese Language teacher for middle and high school students for 7 years, and has taken 5 groups of high school students on educational tours of China.  He has also been and ESL Teacher at Shandong Foreign Trade College in Qingdao, China for 4 years.  He is currently Treasurer for the Ohio Association of Teachers of Chinese (OATC), and was a development member for the CAAP proficiency testing for the State of Ohio.  
 
Free and open to the public  
 
This event is supported by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant to the OSU East Asian Studies Center.