The Friends of the Charter College of Education at Cal State, Los Angeles presented Broadway Elementary School Principal, Susan Wang, with the Distinguished Educator Award on Friday, November 1st at the 24th Annual
Distinguished Educators Award Dinner, in honor of her hard work and dedication to local education.
Susan Wang has been Broadway’s Principal since 2008 and since then, the schools API has increased by more than one hundred points to 885. She currently oversees the standard English program, the largest Mandarin dual-immersion program on the Westside, and a Spanish Immersion program at Broadway.
The evening began with a reception and silent auction at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. All proceeds from the event will support student scholarships and faculty development in the Charter College of Education (CCOE).
About the Mandarin Immersion Program:
Elementary students in Broadway’s FREE dual-language, Mandarin & English Program receive a rigorous education in language arts, social studies, mathematics, and sciences in adherence with the Common Core State Standards. Students receive instruction across all subject areas in both English and Mandarin for equal parts of the day. Fluency in either English or Mandarin is required for incoming Kindergarten and 1st Grade students. Prior exposure to Mandarin is not required. The Mandarin Immersion Program is currently offered for Grades K–3, expanding by one grade level each year. Broadway’s Mandarin Immersion Program is operated under the direction of Principal, Susan Wang. Learn more: Mandarin Immersion Program at Broadway Elementary