This is our third international assignment and Concordia was the first to personally focus on helping us get settled as a family as soon as we arrived.
–Experienced teaching couple
I've been FULLY resourced and supported in creating, building and expanding a thriving music program.
–Choral program founder
Concordia provides me the best opportunity to express my faith and grow as an educator professionally. Having this opportunity in China is unbelievable!
–Teacher and coach
WHO WE ARE
Partnerships with parents, colleagues and beyond best serve our students.
We foster a collegial environment where working together at the grade level or by subject matter is every day practice; where administrator's doors are open and support is varied and accessible.
Concordia is an affiliate school with Columbia University’s Teachers College Readers & Writers Workshops and we partnered with NHD to bring National History Day to Asia. And there's more...
A RecENT FACULTY survey says
97.4% of teachers agreed or strongly agreed their position at the school was meaningful and that Concordia provides a quality work environment
96.6% agreed or strongly agreed that they had appropriate resources available to do their job effectively
88% agreed or strongly agreed that their job at Concordia lived up to their expectations
Concordia Shanghai will be a global platform fostering deeper learning and transforming lives to lead change in a dynamic and complex world.
elementary school teacher Reflecting on her first year at Concordia
Heart and soul?–Every day!
"With learning support specialists, instructional coaches in literacy, STEM and digital literacy, and librarians for information literacy helping to support instruction, along with open access to professional development that I can use for things that make sense to me, it’s just been a PHENOMENAL first year!"
We have found that empowered teachers communicate a passion for learning. At Concordia we believe that a passion for learning is essential to achieving life success.