San Jose Faculty and Staff

Early Childhood


Yiling Chen 陳怡伶, Head Teacher (Pre-K)

Yiling Laoshi was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She has been in the field of education for over 10 years. She obtained her BA on English Literature in Chinese Culture University, the Certificate on “Lesson Planning & Use of Resources for Language Teaching '' from the University of Cambridge as well as an MBA in the USA.  In addition to 5 years of teaching experience from kindergarten to high schools in Taiwan, Yiling Laoshi had also worked with occupational therapists to help young children with special needs in the bay area. She was an Assistant Director at Little Tree Montessori International School of Fremont for 2.5 years and a head teacher in a Chinese immersion preschool in Sunnyvale. Yiling Laoshi believes that every child can be inspired in many ways of learning where they can utilize their own creativity and imagination in science, arts, children-led activities and beyond. She loves traveling, hiking, yoga and reading in her spare time.


Wendy Lin, Teacher (Pre-K)

Wendy Lin was born and raised in southern China. She holds an AS degree in Early Childhood Education and has over six years of educational experience. She believes children's curiosity is the best driver for learning new things. She also enjoys embroidering, knitting, painting, hiking, traveling, exploring and learning new things. Wendy is excited about the opportunity to join Shu Ren and looks forward to continuing to grow personally and professionally.


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Cindy Ng, Performing Arts Teacher

Cindy is from Indonesia and received her Masters degree in Music performance from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, U.K along with Post Graduate Certificate in Education from University of Nottingham, U.K. She has more than 12 years of teaching experience in music schools, bilingual schools and international schools. Before coming to Shuren, she taught  in the U.K, Singapore, China and Indonesia. She was awarded the "Excellent Teacher' in the honor of Outstanding International Education Faculty Program in an I.B School in China where she has also been appointed as the Head of Arts. Cindy believes that every child is unique. She is passionate about bringing uniqueness into the process of learning in a fun environment and experiences where children can explore through their imagination and creativity in the performing arts. In her teaching, Cindy also emphasizes on morals, values and character building which is very much in line with the IB Educational Philosophy. Cindy loves making arts and crafts, enjoying nature and traveling.