Bear Garden Teachers

Our teachers all share a single passion: loving children! Teaching children demands skills, while loving them involves complete devotion. Every teacher pours out his/her heart to nurture each and every precious little soul brought by God to this lovely garden! It is truly our desire to bring out the very best in them! :)


Meet our Teachers


Teacher Esther


Portrait of Esther

"Love is generous in time; Not easily bothered; Love is to respect his feelings and protect his dignity."

“愛是很有時間; 不怕麻煩; 尊重他的感覺; 保護他的尊嚴. ~ 傅立德牧師”

    Education:
  • M.S. in computer and Information Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey.
  • B.A. in Foreign Language and Literature, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

    Experience:
  • Counselor for many children's and youth's summer/winter camps in Taiwan and US.
  • Taught Children's Sunday school for 15 years.
  • Worked as a software engineer for four and a half years at Haband Online LLC, New Jersey.
  • Taught English in a Children's English Learning Center for two years in Taiwan.

Teacher Ann


Portrait of Ann

"每一個人都是上帝的傑作,都有他開花的時候和地方~"

    Education:
  • Early Child Development at De Anza College.
  • B.S. in Food Science at National Chung Hsiung University.
  • M.S. in Food Science at the University of Deleware.

    Experience:
  • Chinese Teacher at Bear Garden Christian Preschool.
  • Food Inspector at Taiwan Provincil Government of Health Department.
  • Research Assistant at National Taiwan University. Microbiology Researcher at Panlabs Taiwan.

Teacher Yating


Portrait of Yating

"I firmly believe every child deserves love, care, and someone to listen to his or her heart."

    Education:
  • B.A. in Public Healthy at Fu Jen Catholic University.
  • M.S. in Health and Welfare Policy at National Yan-Ming University, Taiwan.

    Experience:
  • Worked in Community health center at Taipei Municipal Gan-Dau Hospital for 2 years.
  • Worked in Quality management at National Taiwan University Hospital for 1 year.
  • Served in ROLCC Sunday School from 2009 until now.
  • Served in HOC5 AWANA from 2014 until now.
  • Completed 18 units of Early Childhood Education (ECE).

Teacher Angel


Portrait of Angela

"We hold our children's hands a while, but only loving and caring can hold their hearts forever."

    Education:
  • Worked at Financial Department and Human Resource Department in business industry for 8 years.
  • B.A. in International Business at San Jose State University.

    Experience:
  • Hard working full-time mother.
  • Experience with children in different ways such as research and problem solving, time management, organization skills, communication, collaboration and negotiation.
  • Had the responsibility for the care of infants, young children, and teenagers in many different setting which include babysitting, mothers' helper, nursery caregiver and assistant teacher at different groups and activity camps.
  • Volunteer/ community involvement at elementary school.

Counselor Stanley


Portrait of Stanley

"Life is tough! Suffering and pain seem inevitable! Yet each setback in your life can also become a setup for growth and transformation. Please reach us if we could be of any help in this journey."

    Education:
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Western Seminary
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering , Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
  • B. S. in Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

    Experience:
  • Counseling Minister, Home of Christ Church, 2017 - present
  • Psychotherapist, 2014 - present
  • Engineering Manager, Apple Inc 2002 - 2011
  • Researcher, AT&T Bell Labs 1991 - 2002
  • Personal pages: DCC and Linkedin