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Ms. Bao Xiong
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Nyob Zoo! I am the Hmong Dual Language Coach/Curriculum Coordinator at Phalen Lake and Jackson Elementary.
Previously, I taught 2nd Grade Hmong Dual Language at Phalen Lake Hmong Studies for last 5 years. I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of St. Thomas with a BA in Elementary Education and a BA in Geography. I am currently pursuing my Masters in ESL Immersion and Bilingual Education.
Currently, I live in Saint Paul with my husband, two children and our dog, Dream. Hobbies I enjoy include anything to stay active such as walking, running, biking, and hiking outdoors. I have a deep passion for learning Hmong language, culture and history. I also enjoy cooking for family and friends and trying new recipes from all cultures and palettes. In my free time, I love traveling, learning how to DIY, read, and watch mystery, sci-fi or historical dramas.