Kyle Tong has been an educator for thirty-five years. Since graduating from Bowdoin in 1983 with a degree concentration in East Asian History, Kyle has been a teacher and administrator at Independent schools in Massachusetts, New Jersey, California, North Carolina, Ohio, and Maine, where he is currently the Assistant to the Head for Special Programs at Lincoln Academy. While at Columbus Academy in Ohio, he started the East Asia Institute which involved teacher and student exchanges in East Asia and teacher training in Hefei, China. An author of two textbooks on American Language and Culture for Chinese students and teachers, Kyle received the Columbus Council for World Affairs Award for Outstanding International Educator in 2007. In 2013, he was bestowed with the title of Honorary Citizen of Hefei, China for his work with the City schools.
Stop by the library to check out our new selection of books to support the 2018 Camden Conference, “Is this China’s Century?”