The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) is funded by the Freeman Foundation. This seminar for Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia is presented by the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. NCTA programs are coordinated in this region by the NCTA National Coordinating Sites at the Asian Studies Center, University Center for International Studies of the University of Pittsburgh and at the Program for Teaching East Asia at the University of Colorado.
NCTA Asia Seminar
This Fall/Winter, Georgetown University will be hosting a NCTA professional development seminar, “Asia Days 2013 – 2014,” for K-14 teachers interested in expanding their knowledge and educational resources on East Asia. Seminar sessions will be held every other Saturday from 9AM – 12PM on Georgetown’s main campus starting from September 28, 2013. Participants who complete the seminar’s requirements will receive the following benefits:
- Certificate for 36 hours (3.6 CEUs) of professional development*
- $100 worth of teaching materials for their school
- $200 stipend at the completion of all coursework
- Eligibility to participate in study tours and a variety of in-country experiences in East Asia during the summer
*In order to receive professional development points for teaching license renewal/recertification for this seminar, participants must seek pre-approval from their schools’ principals.
Application Deadline: September 13, 2013
For more information, contact Kat Harrington, Assistant Director of Asian Studies.