Founded in 1999, the Weiming Education Group (WEG) is the largest and leading private institution in China, providing K-12 education with its innovative curriculum, highly qualified teacher, service-oriented culture, and global reach. WEG's roots can be traced back to the Affiliated High School of Peking University, one of the best education institutes in China. Its vision is to lead Chinese K-12 education by continuously exploring new ideas, innovatively experimenting with new methods, and leveraging the high-quality education resources of both domestic and international institutions. WEG’s K-12 education includes pre-school, elementary, secondary and high school programs, as well as an international study program for junior/senior high school students including extra-curricular activities. Both the international study and extra-curricular programs include collaboration with high schools, colleges and universities in the US. WEG now operates twenty-two kindergartens and twelve schools offering grades 1-12. There are in total about 30,000 students and 3,500 teachers across many major cities in China. Weiming Education Group USA (WEG USA), is a subsidiary company, and was established in the Midwest of the United States to provide essential management services for the US Operations.