Parkrose Superintendent Karen Fischer Gray visits China as part of the China Exchange Initiative Program. Her Chinese counterpart Zhang Kequiang visited Parkrose for a week in October 2012. Mr. Zhang is principal of Xi’an Middle School in Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province.
Parkrose hopes to benefit from this exchange in many ways:
- possible student exchange program
- shared knowledge of other cultures, cultural awareness
- global awareness of education
- bringing knowledge of how education systems work in other countries and extracting those that will benefit Parkrose
Superintendent Gray's trip to China April 2013
Principal Zhang's trip to Parkrose October 2012