Panna Leatherby


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Panna Leatherby

My name is Panna Leatherby, 潘娜 in Chinese. My students usually call me 潘老师 Pan Laoshi I am originally from Baoji, China. I came to the United States in 2007 for my graduate studies at Iowa State University in Applied Linguistics. I worked as a high school Mandarin Chinese teacher for seven years before I moved to Arizona. I joined HUSD in 2015 to teach Mandarin at both Sossaman Middle School and Higley High School. Some of our students have achieved really high in Mandarin in the past 5 years.

Education Degrees: M.A. Education in Educational Administration, Grand Canyon University, M.A. TESL/Applied Linguistics, Iowa State University, Professional Certificate in East Asian Language Teaching, Ohio State University, B.A. English Language and International Trade and Economics, Hunan University,