Crystal Chiang

Crystal Chiang is the Director of XP3 High School Curriculum. Before joining the team at Orange, she spent 10 years as a high school Spanish teacher and student ministry leader, doing everything from small groups to speaking to curriculum design. Crystal and her husband, Tom, live in Atlanta, GA with their embarrassingly ill-tempered chihuahua, Javier.

Graduation Gifts for Seniors That are Actually Meaningful (and Don’t Break the Bank!)

Celebrations | High School (9th-12th)

Graduation Gifts for Seniors That are Actually Meaningful (and Don’t Break the Bank!)

In light of everything that has been lost, it’s never felt more important to celebrate seniors (yes, with gifts!) in a way that is personal and meaningful. I feel that,… Read More
5 Ways to Build Rapport with the Leaders in Your Kid’s Life

Social Life | Tribes Over Time

5 Ways to Build Rapport With the Leaders in Your Kid’s Life

Having a good relationship with your kid’s leader is tricky. It will look different at every age, with every kid, and with every leader. But, as a long-time small group… Read More

College and Young Adult

The One Thing Your Kid Needs Before Starting College

After years (okay, decades) of walking with teenagers and their parents through the transition from high school to college, I’ve found one of the most important things a teenager needs… Read More
What Teachers Wish Parents of High Schoolers Knew

High School (9th-12th) | School Life

What Teachers Wish Parents of High Schoolers Knew

For almost a decade I was a high school Spanish teacher. Those were some of the best and hardest years of my life, and, if I’m honest, I still miss… Read More