Chinese Delegation visits Richmond Community Schools

PRESS RELEASE
Submitted by: Bridget Hazelbaker

Hangzhou Education Delegation and Richmond Community Schools have launched a 3 day professional training seminar for a delegation of 12 Chinese educators.

A group of Chinese guests have arrived at Richmond Community Schools. They are 12 educators from Hangzhou City. The Assistant Professor of Zhejiang International Studies University, You Xiapei and Dr. Allen Bourff, the Superintendent of Richmond Community Schools have led the delegation. The other members are different school principals representing the Hangzhou Education Delegation.

The visiting principals are shadowing RCS principals and have touring Richmond’s twelve school buildings. The delegation has visited with Richmond Mayor Sally Hutton, and will
participate in the Depot District’s Christmas Celebration.

In October, Superintendent Dr. Allen Bourff went to Hangzhou City with a group of American principals. Dr. Bourff experienced what he claimed to be a rewarding visit in China and he
hoped that the Chinese principals will have a pleasant and fruitful journey in the United States.  He believes that the exchange of educators between two countries will enhance mutual
understanding and promote educational reform.

For More Information Contact:  Bridget Hazelbaker, Community Partnership and Engagement Coordinator  (765) 973-3329  bhazelbaker@rcs.k12.in.us