Upcoming programs

China on our Minds and in Our Classrooms Book Club – Registration closed

Program Start Date: Feb 26 2019

Location: Various

Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve This book club is open to current K-12 in-service and pre-service teachers. The registration fee of $10 includes a copy of the book, a light dinner, 4 clock hours, and resources. Once you register below, you will receive a notification email

Discover Japan: Teaching with Images and Artifacts

Program Start Date: Mar 2 2019

Location: Anacortes, WA

An NCTA seminar for teachers (3-12 grade) in Anacortes, Washington. Join master teacher Pat Burleson and art historian Melanie King for a day of learning about Japan through images and artifacts.  This program will focus on woodblock prints of the Tokugawa period as an example of a way to understand the people of the day,

Diversity and Connections: Teaching a Global Perspective on Japan and Montana – Registration closed

Program Start Date: Mar 5 2019

Location: Missoula, MT

This free workshop will be led by Dr. Brian Dowdle, Associate Professor of Japanese at the University of Montana. It will be held in tandem with the Academic WorldQuest program, which has a focus on Japan in this year’s module. During this workshop teachers will discuss how to educate students on diversity and make interdisciplinary

Tradition, Exchange, and Innovation in Art: An Introduction to East Asian Visual Culture and Beyond

Program Start Date: Jul 15 2019

Location: Seattle, WA

NCTA 2019 Summer Institute  for K-12 teachers of all subjects Description Tradition, Exchange, and Innovation in Art: An Introduction to East Asian Visual Culture and Beyond will look at moments in the transmission of culture vis-à-vis art forms produced and transmitted throughout and beyond East Asia. This course will focus on the production of art