Together we are strengthening our Community!
LIFE & Discovery is continually building a network of community resources with the common goal of enriching the lives of those we touch. Our current network includes our instructors, collaborators, and business partners. Read on for more information about those individuals and entities that are contributing to our vision!
Instructors & Administrators
The popular “MATH WONDERS” and “MATH MATTERS” courses feature Mr. Nick Diaz, a veteran to teaching with over 30 years of professional service to Frederick County Public Schools. As a winning Mathematics competition coach from 1986-2003, Mr. Diaz brings a wealth of practical math knowledge to the table, including an arsenal of math tricks and comprehension techniques that he is known for. CAN MATH BE FUN? His students say YES!
Mrs. In-May Liuobtained her BS degree in Agricultural Chemistry in Taiwan and MS degree in Food Science and Nutrition from Colorado State University. Her primary career has been to nurture her three daughters with their God-given talents. Her professional path covers being a nutrition consultant, Chinese cooking instructor, and now, a Chinese Tea connoisseur. Besides giving demonstrations in Chinese tea service, Mrs. Liu volunteers at “LIFE and Discovery”, an education entity located in Frederick MD as its cultural program advisor and at her college alumni association as arts/music coordinator. Her current plan is to further develop the art of Chinese tea appreciation through seminars, demonstration, and leading groups traveling to Far East to learn about Asian cultures related to the Chinese tea arts. Contact Info: 240-446-2227 www.joysoftea.com
Yiling Deng Mackay, B.S., M.A. grew up in Sichuan, China. She has practiced since early age and earned several awards on Chinese Calligraphy. She enjoys teaching traditional Chinese Calligraphy combining with other forms of art.