Seminar series teaches educators about East Asia

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) is an 11-week seminar series that provides teachers for grades 6-12 with the knowledge, resources and expert guidance needed to incorporate or enhance curriculum about East Asia (China, Japan and Korea) in their classrooms.

Upon completion of the program requirements, participants will receive the following: $500 personal stipend for your time and completed lesson plans; $200 worth of seminar texts and resources to add to your personal library; $300 resource grant to purchase Asia-related textbooks, films and other supplies for your school; option to purchase graduate credit; and continuing education unit certificate.

In Winter 2013, The Ohio State University’s East Asian Studies Center, the coordinator for NCTA programs for Ohio, will offer a seminar on the Delaware campus of Columbus State Community College, taught by Ohio Wesleyan University’s Anne Sokolsky. The online application is available here. Applications received by Nov. 30, 2012, will receive priority.