Ngan teaches middle school and high school Chinese at ‘Iolani School. Prior to coming to Hawai’i, she has taught in Denver and Taiwan. She is the Private School Representative for the Hawai’i Association of Language Teachers (HALT) and she was the conference chair for the 2018 HALT Summer Summit. She also serves as the Instructional Lead at the Agnes Scott College STARTALK summer program in Georgia. Ngan earned her B.A. in Chinese Studies and Asian Studies, an M.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Learning Design and Technology.