everal education experts were invited by Professor Sean Zhang, Vice Chairman of the Ameson Foundation, to visit Zhejiang Province and participate in the "International Seminar of Practice and Theory of School Innovation" in Jiaxing.
The visiting experts include Dr. Alan Bersin, the Education Secretary of California; Arlene Ackerman, Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program; the Superintendents Leadership Institute; Teachers College; Columbia University; and Mr. David Taylor, former Director of Inspection in Ofsted, UK. Mr. Chen Delong, Secretary of the Jiaxing Committee of the CPC welcomed the guests from the US and UK.
On April 10, 2008, Ameson Foundation organized the seminar with Zhejiang Research Institute of Education science and Education Bureau of Jiaxing. Mr. Chai Yongqiang, Deputy Mayor of Jiaxing; Mr. ZhuYongxiang, Deputy Director and research fellow of Zhejiang Research Institute of Education Science; Mr. Feng Jiajun, Director of Education Bureau of Jiaxing; Mr. Wang Xingping, Deputy Director of Education Bureau of Jiaxing; governmental officials; and elementary school and high school principals in Zhejiang Province took part in the seminar.