May 16th, 2014, Arkansas Educators Group visited the Institute of Global Chinese Language Teacher Education at East China Normal University (ECNU). The members of the Arkansas Educators Group include Harold Lloyd Criswell (Deputy Director of Arkansas Department of Higher Education), Shelley Mehl (Vice President of University of Central Arkansas), and other 6 educators. Dr. Youqun Ren, Vice President of ECNU, Dr. Yongyi Wu, Dean of International College of Chinese Studies, Dr. Lucy Xiaohong Lu, Deputy Director of UCA Confucius Institute were present at the reception.
The 2014 Summer Arkansas Educators Group’s visit to China is organized by UCA Confucius Institute. Participants will visit ECNU in Shanghai and Hangzhou Normal University in Hangzhou. They will also go to Beijing to visit Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters.