Mark Wickersham

Mark Wickersham

Mark Wickersham is the middle school principal at Evansville Christian School in Southern Indiana (United States) where his wife, a 19-year Middle Kingdom resident and ESL instructor, corrects his grammar. Mark taught in Indiana and South Korea before serving as a coach, teacher, or principal in China for 13 years. They are the parents to three children, ages six to fifteen. Find Mark’s latest posts at or contact him by LinkedIn.

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Views from the Classroom

Four expatriate teachers, from a variety of educational sectors throughout China, give their individual perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of teaching there. Their reflections from long-term experience provide helpful insights.

Blog Entries

Supporting Children in Cross-Cultural Transition

A reader responds to "Kids in Transition."

Blog Entries

10 Months after Leaving China

It has been 308 days since we left China and landed in the good ol’ USA. You would think that would be plenty of time to have made the transition back to our home state of Indiana, but we’re still definitely in transition mode. 

Blog Entries

7 Recommendations before Saying “Zaijian” to China

Saying goodbye to China and hello to a new culture and home—and doing it well.

Blog Entries

At Home in This World

A China Adoption Story

At Home in This World . . . a China Adoption Story by Jean Macleod. 

Reviewed by Mark Wickersham

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Three Names of Me

A Book Review

Three Names of Me by Mary Cummings.

Reviewed by Mark Wickersham.