Webinar: Pursuing an Education Career in the USA

October 9, 2021


October 9, 2021 (Saturday) - 6:00 pm Pacific Time (USA and Canada)
October 10, 2021 (Sunday) - 9:00 am – Hong Kong Time
Featured Speaker: Raymond Che 車為民
Featured Speaker: Dr. Kwok K. (Kern) Kwong, Ph.D. 鄺國強 
Webinar will be conducted in Cantonese.

A career in education is uniquely challenging, yet especially rewarding. If you want to help people learn and grow, then a career in teaching could be for you. Teaching is a great career choice for anyone who loves working with people and also provides a sense of job security.


“A Career as a Teacher”

  • The Education System in California

  • Differences between the U.S. and Hong Kong Education System

  • How to Become a Public School Teacher in California


Featured Speaker: Raymond Che 車為民

1970: B.Sc. CUHK (Major in Chemistry, Minor in Physics)

1975: Diploma in Education CUHK (1st Major: Chemistry; 2nd Major: Physics)

1997-1999: M.A. California State University-Los Angeles (Educational Administration)

1970-1991: Secondary School Teacher in Hong Kong

1979-1991: Physics Department Head

1993-2002: Junior High School Teacher in California

2002-2003: Junior High School Assistant Principal

2003-2006: Elementary School Principal


“An Academic Career in a U.S. University – A College of Business Professor’s Perspective”

  • Academic Degree Preparation

  • Types of University – Balanced vs Research

  • Teaching Loads and Publication Requirements

  • Performance Evaluation Criteria

  • Tenure Considerations

  • Potential Academic Paths

Featured Speaker: Dr. Kwok K. (Kern) Kwong, Ph.D. 鄺國強

Dr. Kern Kwong is currently a Full Professor and Former Chairman of the Department of Management, College of Business and Economics at California State University – Los Angeles (CSULA). Dr. Kwong received his bachelor’s degree (Economics) from CUHK in 1980, MBA (International Business) and Ph.D (Operations Management/Strategic Management) from Georgia State University in 1986. He started his teaching position as an assistant professor at CSULA in 1986. He has been a tenured full professor in Management since 1991 at CSULA. He has published more than 70 articles and books and made more than 40 presentations in professional conferences.