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.

07/15/2021

        欢迎各位同行踊跃报名CLASS 2021年八月6-7号 主办的开学前系列论坛活动!为了提高专业 Commitment, 此次会议链接只发送给注册的老师,不提供回放。参加培训的老师将获得PD证书。报名请点击这里 。

CLASS 2021 Symposium

 

04/21/2021

The registration for the14th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Secondary School Students & The Eighth CLASS National Preliminary Contest on US West Coast of 2021 is currently open.

03/26/2021

The University of Hawai‘i's Summer 2021 STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute will be delivered entirely online, using synchronous and asynchronous approaches, between June 23 and July 9. It will focus on implementing best practices (standards-based, learner-centered instruction) in online learning, and will include a student component to support teacher practice modules.