Yao is originally from Taipei, Taiwan. He acquired his degree in Chemistry from Taiwan National Dong Hwa University. Yao has taught students from 5th - 12th grade in both Minnesota and Colorado and loves having the opportunity to work with adolescents and support their growth is the best thing . Yao also enjoys spending time outdoors, sports, cooking, and playing the guitar. Yao guides all levels of math, guitar lessons, a college prep course and coaches the DMHS Ultimate Frisbee team. Yao enjoys supporting culinary and science lessons.