Sayoko Maeshima
Japanese

Sayoko Maeshima

Sayoko has teaching license of Japanese language, a B.A. of linguistic from Osaka University of Arts. She worked for a Kosaido publishing as writer atestnd editor. Sayoko is very dedicated to her teaching craft, having been a teacher for over 25 years. She has taught students of all levels, and worked with corporations including Marubeni, Mitsui and Nissho Iwai (Sojitsu).
Ann Kim
Korean

Ann Kim

Ann has a masters degree from NYU and vast experiences teaching Korean, such as at the New School and Korea Society. At Hills Learning she has been teaching for over seven years. She also has many years of corporate experience in working in Korean companies.
Kaoru Komi
Japanese

Kaoru Komi

Kaoru has a B.A. of archaeology from Meiji University. She has a strong international background, having lived and taught Japanese for refugee and locals in Cambodia in the 1990’s. Kaoru developed the teaching method, direct method, through her experience in southeastern Asian countries and has been teaching Japanese for 25 years. Besides teaching Kaoru has also worked for newspapers both in Tokyo and New York.
Janet Lai
Cantonese

Janet Lai

Janet taught for many years at NYU before coming to Hills Learning as a Cantonese language instructor. She has a masters from the University of Hong Kong and is a Hong Kong native speaker of Cantonese.
Nobuko Allman
Japanese

Nobuko Allman

Nobuko has a B.A. of English from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and has a teaching license of English. Nobuko also has an M.A. in Communications from the University of Arkansas and obtained a teaching certificate for teaching Japanese as a second language. Nobuko has worked as an interpreter, translator in Houston, TX, and a Japanese teacher in both the private and public sectors for over 20 years.
Yunhi Yu
Korean

Yunhi Yu

Yunhi has unique experiences as a teacher, as she has taught both children and adults the Korean language. She has a bachelors degree from a University in Korea and a masters degree from Syracuse. She has 7+ years teaching experience.
Jariyaporn Udomsap
Thai

Jariyaporn Udomsap

Jari has a bachelors degree from Thailand and holds a certificate for Thai to foreigners in person, as well as online. She has multiple years teaching experience and has also studied foreign languages herself, as such as Italian and French.
Tess Lai
Chinese

Tess Lai

Tess has a B.Ed. from National Taiwan Normal University and an M.S. from National Taiwan University. Tess has been teaching Mandarin since 2009 and has experiences in teaching both adults and children.
Limei Bao
Chinese

Limei Bao

Limei has a B.A. of Japanese literature from Liaoning University and a M.A. of Sociology from Tokyo International University. Also, Limei obtained the certification in English as a Second Language from Virginia Tech. She has been teaching over 20 years.
Porhatai Apirachadaporn
Thai

Porhatai Apirachadaporn

Porhatai has a bachelors from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, a masters from Monash University in Australia, and a graduate diploma for teaching Thai as a foreign language. She has 6+ years teaching experience, teaching Thai as well as also teaching Mandarin Chinese.
Susan Chen
Chinese

Susan Chen

Susan graduated from National Taiwan University, majoring in Foreign Languages and Literatures, and has a Master’s degree from the School of Education in City College of New York in TESOL. Susan has taught Mandarin at a variety of places in New York City.
Inhye Lee
Korean

Inhye Lee

Inhye is enrolled in a master's program at Parsons and another masters from NYU. She teaches multiple group and private lessons at Hills Learning, and has taught in the past in other cities such as Seoul, Korea and Bangalore, India.
Seung-Ah Ryu
Korean

Seung-Ah Ryu

Seung-Ah has a masters degree from Inje University in Korea. She teaches both group and private lessons for Hills Learning, and also teaches Korean for a language school online.
Vincie Ho
Cantonese

Vincie Ho

Vincie earned a Phd from the University of Hong Kong. She taught there for almost 10 years. She speaks Cantonese (native language), as well as French, Mandarin and some Thai. She teaches both group classes both face to face and online for Hills Learning.
Yurina Shin
Korean

Yurina Shin

Yurina has a masters from NYU and a bachelors from Chonnam National University in Korea. She has been a Korean instructor for a number of years, and also taught music in the classroom and afterschool programs.
Tokiko Yoshida
Japanese

Tokiko Yoshida

Tokiko has a B.A of laws from Keio University. Tokiko is a certified Japanese instructor and has been teaching internationally since 2010. Tokiko has taught both corporate classes and adult regular classes of many different levels at Japanese language schools in Singapore and Tokyo and also at a University in Vietnam.
Kyoko Yano
Japanese

Kyoko Yano

Kyoko has a teaching license for the Japanese language and a B.A. of Japanese literature from Japan Women's University. Kyoko also has a Japanese Language Teacher Certificate. Kyoko teaches both kids and adult classes in New York.
Daisy Ko
Cantonese

Daisy Ko

Daisy has a bachelor's degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has been an afterschool tutor and taught Cantonese in other respects for about 4 years. At Hills Learning she teaches group and private lessons for Cantonese.
Seungmin Shin
Korean

Seungmin Shin

Seungmin has a masters in Education from Boston University and has also taken the Korean Language Teacher Training Program at Incheon National University. She has been an instructor for a number of years, teaching both Korean and English.
Jung Hee Won
Korean

Jung Hee Won

Jung Hee has teaching certification from the NJ Department of Education and a bachelors from Sungkyunkwan University. She has been teaching Korean for almost 10 years, in a variety of contexts from tutoring to teaching in schools and afterschool programs.
Jihyeon Park
Korean

Jihyeon Park

Jihyeon has a bachelors degree in Korean as a Second Language from the National Institute for Lifelong Education of Korea. She also has a certificate of teaching Korean as a Second Language. She has 8 years of experience teaching students of various ages.
Minji Jung
Korean

Minji Jung

Minji has a bachelors degree in Educational Studies and Psychology from Brandeis University. She has experience teaching both group and private classes and has worked with a variety of students teaching Korean.
Eunbee Seo
Korean

Eunbee Seo

Eunbee has a masters degree from the University of Montana. She has over 9 years of language teaching experience and teaches both group and private lessons.
Jie Zhao
Chinese

Jie Zhao

Jie has a bachelors degree from Liaoning Technical University. She has worked in both publishing and education and has taught at a variety of places, including Rosetta Stone. She is currently teaching mandarin Chinese group classes at Hills Learning.
Annie Zheng
Chinese

Annie Zheng

Annie has a bachelors degree from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and has also completed a TESOL Certification Course. She has been teaching for about 14 years and currently teaches both group and private lessons at Hills Learning.
Wei-Ya Wang
Chinese

Wei-Ya Wang

Wei-Ya has a master's degree from Teacher's College at Columbia University and she has Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language Certification from National Taiwan Normal University. She been teaching Chinese for over 8 years and teaches both group and private lessons at Hills Learning.
Xiaowei (Isaac) Chen
Chinese

Xiaowei (Isaac) Chen

Xiaowei has a master's degree from China University in Qingdao. He has experience teaching multiple subjects and is passionate about teaching Chinese for group our group and private students.