Ying Bi joined Avenues in the fall of 2018 as an associate teacher in a Chinese section of Lower Division. Since 2011, she served as a Mandarin teacher for grades 1–3 at Dr. John Grieco Elementary School in Englewood, NJ, where she taught partial immersion Mandarin lessons through art, music, science and social studies. She also developed program-related materials and organized district-wide events, such as Chinese New Year showcases, Mandarin art shows, culture days and field trips. Previously, she was a student teacher of Chinese at Millennium High School in New York, where she taught Mandarin to 10th-grade students and provided after-school tutoring.
Ying received a Bachelor of Arts in English language and literature from Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and later when on to obtain a Master of Arts in TESOL/foreign language education from New York University.
In her spare time, Ying enjoys cooking, running and spending time with her loved ones. She recently rediscovered the beauty in learning a new language and is teaching herself Japanese.