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Hugo Chong

Director of Business Ops, Director of Int'l Program, PDSO

B.A. ULVR University Ecuador, Business Management INDEG

Phone extension: (847) 375-0600 x 432

  Year appointed: 2011

About Mr. Chong

Mr. Chong has been an educator for over 25 years. He initiated his profession as an ESL teacher for the United States Binational Center and Benedict School of Languages in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Later, he joined the Unidad Educativa Nuevo Mundo Bilingual, a prestigious International Baccalaureate school in Ecuador, where he was the head of the foreign language department. He was a member of the founding team of Unidad Educativa Torremar in Guayaquil, a school with the same philosophy and spiritual formation as Northridge. He was the Head of Secondary School until August 2007, when he was offered the opportunity to teach in the North Carolina School System. Mr. Chong is also a co-founder of Borealis Language Institute, a Foreign Language Academy established in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2009. Hugo and his wife, Maria Eugenia, are the parents of three girls, two alumni and a current “eagle” at The Willows Academy.

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