College of the Holy Cross StarTalk Master Teacher Program
Developing Text-Level Literacy in Chinese.
July 23 to August 2, 2015, 10-day residential program at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.
Application deadline April 24th
Glastonbury STARTALK, Lead with Chinese
Professional Development Program for Teachers of Chinese
Two sessions, June 29- July 10, 2015 and July- 24, 2015
Please register to attend 2015 Chinese Language Education Forum Conference
Chinese Language Education Forum (CLEF) brings together world-wide PreK-16 educators and administrators to share best practices, research findings and ideas. CLEF 2015 will take place in San Francisco Bay on April 10-11, 2015. CLASS is co-sponsoring this conference and offers an array of PD and networking opportunities. Online reservation for hotel will be ready after Chinese New Year.
Click here for Workshop Announcement
Submit your registration with a special CLASS member rate of $50.
CLASS member click this link for Registration Form
http://www.nanhai.com/nanhai-overview/?id=162 for Non-CLASS member online registration
Online registration will be open until March 9.
CLASS will co-host a swap shop with the organizers of the 2015 National Chinese Language Conference in Atlanta on Saturday, April 18th from 10 am to12 noon. The goal of the Swap shop is to exchange easy-to-adapt teaching ideas amongst the participants. The Swap Shop will consist of two parts: Part I will be mini-presentations of various topics, and Part II will be sharing and discussion at tables labeled with topics.
You are invited to submit a five minute presentation proposal on one of the topics shown on form.
Please send it in by Feb.16th using http://goo.gl/hyT5C4
If your proposal is accepted, your name, school affiliation, and title of presentation will appear on the official 2015 NCLC program.
US HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT CHINESE SPEECH CONTEST
Date: April 12th, 2015
Place: University of Massachusetts Boston, Campus Center, Boston, MA USA
Sponsor: The Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban)
Co-sponsors: The University of Massachusetts Confucius Institute at Boston
The Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS)
Hainan Airlines continues the sponsorship by providing round-trip airline ticket between US and China for the first place winner; other winners will get scholarship to study or travel in China.
For questions, please contact Shuhong.email@example.com or Baifeng.firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 617-287-7291
Deadline of application: postmarked by March 1, 2015
Chinese Speech Contest Application_Chinese
Chinese Speech Contest Application_English
Chinese Speech Contest Regulation
2015 ACC K12 Teacher's Institute for advanced non-native speaker’s application is now available. 6-week program will run from 6/19/2015-8/1/2015 in Beijing, China.
Please visit our website at: ACC K12 Info
To apply, please visit the following link:
Due date is March 1, however we are on rolling admissions and will review upon your submission.
Please contact Shannon Jones, ACC/STARTALK Program Coordinator, for any questions.
CLASS is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals: CLASS Sessions at the 2015 ACTFL Convention.
Please open this link Call for Proposals for details.
All CLASS members in good standing are encouraged to submit proposals for CLASS-sponsored sessions at the 2015 ACTFL Convention, November 20-22, 2015 in San Diego. Please select "Chinese" as languages and K12 level when you submit your proposal (for CLASS to review).
All proposals must be submitted online at http://www.actfl.org by January 14, Wednesday, 11:59 pm EST.
Please Join Us For The December 20th Chinese Language Teachers and World Language Department Chair Seminar
The 26th New England Chinese Language Teacher Network and World Language Department Chair Seminar has become a combined event to increase the level of meaningful dialogue and we would like to have more Language chairs present on December 20th!
Please forward this information to your language chair, principal or evaluator. Our list of Department Chairs is out-of-date, so we need your help by inviting your evaluator as your guest to the seminar. Please ask them to register at their own link (for lunch count and for receiving seminar materials).
Chinese Language Teachers’ Registration link:
New England World Language Department Chairs’ Registration link:
December 20, 2014
UMass Boston College of Advancing and Professional Studies Facilities
150 Mount Vernon Street (Corcoran-Jennison Building)
Boston, MA 02125
(next to Doubletree Hotel Bayside, Boston)
Registration closes Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 4pm
CLASS 2015 Board Election Results
Congratulations to our newly elected board members: Ying Jin and Chinhuei Yeh.
We would like to thank our members for active participation in casting the votes in the recent CLASS Board election.
We would also like to thank two of our members who helped counting the ballots at the 2014 ACTFL/CLASS Convention in San Antonio, Texas.