June 28, 2006 | Training Seminars
More than 30 U.S. Delegates from The City University of New York (CUNY) attended the 11th Annual Sino-American Conference on Education at Taiyuan Normal College on June 12-19, 2006 in Taiyuan, Shanxi, China. Dr. Che-Tsao Huang, Professor and Coordinator of the Communications Technology Program and Director of Academic Computing and Educational Technology at the New York City College of Technology, and Dr. Lynne Belaief, Founder and President Emerita of the US – China Education Foundation, and Professor Emerita of Philosophy at the College of Staten Island, served as Chairs of the delegation. Members of the CUNY Delegation divide into 7 key groups, the University Science Park, Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning, Literature, History and Social Responsibility, Teaching With Technology, Computer Information Technology, English as a Second Language (ESL / TOEFL), and Teacher Education. The delegation include a host of professors, deans, directors, and commissioners from the United States – China Exchanges of New York, the Department of Small Business Services, St. John’s University, and CUNY.
Ron Spalter, CUNY Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Tria Case, Director of Special Projects at the Center for Sustainable Energy at Bronx Community College, and Howard Apsan, CUNY University Director of Environmental Health and Safety, gave several lectures and presentations at various institutions, including Taiyuan Normal University, Northern China University, and Xianxi University. The 12th Annual Sino-American Conference on Education will be hosted by CUNY in New York City in 2008.