Mission

Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS) is a non-profit professional organization that represents all Chinese language educators at all levels from elementary to secondary schools.

CLASS advances and promotes the teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture at PreK-12 schools in the United States.

Vision

1. To lead and promote the learning and teaching of Chinese in secondary and elementary schools in the United States;

2. To encourage effective collaboration and articulation among elementary, secondary and college Chinese language instructors;

3. To offer professional development opportunities and training in current teaching practices and instructional technology;

4. To foster a national network for exchanging information, ideas, and curricular resources related to the teaching of Chinese language and culture.

01/04/2021

The ACTFL proposal submission deadline is extended to January 15th, 2021!  Take a look at our tips for writing a perfect proposal!

12/18/2020

Vlog Contest PosterCLASS is co-sponsoring a vlog contest with Columbia University National Resource Center and Hunter College Chinese Flagship Center for K-12 students! Please see flyer and the link for more detailed info!

12/06/2020

老师们是不是还在为怎么写一份专业的ACTFL session proposal伤脑筋呢 ? CLASS is here to save the day ! Please see our guidelines for writing a successful session proposal for 2021 ACTFL convention. Proposal submission deadline is Friday, January 8th at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. 希望老师们踊跃报名, 咱们明年San Diego见!