Whole Child Education

Li Zhicong (China)

President of the Education Committee, General Educational Supervisor

•  Principal of the No. 2 High School of East China Normal University
•  Senior high school teacher
•  Super Principal (Secretary) at Shanghai Primary and Secondary School
•  Deputy Director of Shanghai High School Education Management Committee

Li Zhicong graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Shanghai Normal University in 1982. He has served as the vice principal of Shanghai Preschool Education College and the secretary of the Party Committee in the School of Education and Special Education at East China Normal University.

In March 2000, Mr. Li was transferred to the No.2 High School of East China Normal University as the secretary of the Party Committee and vice principal. Since January 2017, he has served as the principal of the No.2 High School of East China Normal University alongside serving as the deputy director of the East China University Education Group.

Zhicong Li (China)

President of the Education Committee, General Educational Supervisor

•  Principal of the No. 2 High School of East China Normal University
•  Senior high school teacher
•  Super Principal (Secretary) at Shanghai Primary and Secondary School
•  Deputy Director of Shanghai High School Education Management Committee

Li Zhicong graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Shanghai Normal University in 1982. He has served as the vice principal of Shanghai Preschool Education College and the secretary of the Party Committee in the School of Education and Special Education at East China Normal University.

In March 2000, Mr. Li was transferred to the No.2 High School of East China Normal University as the secretary of the Party Committee and vice principal. Since January 2017, he has served as the principal of the No.2 High School of East China Normal University alongside serving as the deputy director of the East China University Education Group.

Carol Santos (USA)

Founding Head

•  The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Economics)
•  Columbia University (Master of Education)
•  University of Pennsylvania (Doctorate in Educational Leadership) (in progress)

During her 25 years as an educator, Carol Santos has gained vast senior leadership experience. She has held a number of senior roles, including principal and vice-principal, in various prestigious, independent US boarding schools. These include Groton School, one of the top boarding schools in the USA, and reputable girls’ school, Miss Porter’s School. Prior to joining Huaer Collegiate, Ms. Santos was head at a public day school Centennial Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Carol Santos (USA)

Founding Head

•  The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Economics)
•  Columbia University (Master of Education)
•  University of Pennsylvania (Doctorate in Educational Leadership) (in progress)

During her 25 years as an educator, Carol Santos has gained vast senior leadership experience. She has held a number of senior roles, including principal and vice-principal, in various prestigious, independent US boarding schools. These include Groton School, one of the top boarding schools in the USA, and reputable girls’ school, Miss Porter’s School. Prior to joining Huaer Collegiate, Ms. Santos was head at a public day school Centennial Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Academic Leadership Team

Jacqueline Speer (Australia)

Principal of Preschool

Jacqueline Speer has led kindergartens in the international and bilingual school sector in Australia and China…

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Sharon Wan (China)

Associate Principal of Preschool

Sharon Wan has a master’s degree in educational studies and a Bachelor of Science from East China Normal University…

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Zoe Zou (China)

Principal of Elementary School

Zoe Zou has been devoted to international education for more than 20 years, previously working as the deputy head of primary school at Huili School, Hangzhou…

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Erica Curry (USA)

Associate Principal of Elementary School

Having served in the field of education for over 16 years, Erica’s experience extends beyond traditional American public schooling

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Colley Bell (USA)

Principal of Middle and Upper Schools

Colley is an accomplished independent school educator who has led a number of well-regarded schools in the USA…

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Bett Alter (USA)

Dean of Student Life

Bett has lived and taught on boarding and day school campuses for more than 40 years…

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