We host an annual conference and professional development meetings. Below you’ll find the events hosted by us and related resources.
2021 CLTA-NC Annual Conference
The 5th Annual CLTA-NC (Chinese Language Teachers Association of North Carolina) Annual Conference will take place online via Zoom from 10am to 4:30pm on Saturday, August 7th, 2021. The theme for this year’s conference is “New Trends and Perspectives on Chinese Teaching in the Post-Pandemic Era”. Our keynote speaker is Wenhao Diao, an associate professor at The University of Arizona. Dr. Diao will address the topic of “Rethinking K-16 Articulation of Chinese Language Education” and lead a conversation about how to build a sustainable Chinese program. Other session presentations will focus on (1) teaching methods during or post-pandemic, (2) application of technology in Chinese teaching, (3) teaching diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the Chinese classroom, (4) combining community service with Chinese language learning, and (5) professional development reflections. This conference serves as a platform for our fellow Chinese teachers and administrators in the post-pandemic era. Registration is due by 9a.m. EST on August 8, 2021. Contact the CLTA-NC president, Yi-Wen Liu (email@example.com) should you have any questions. Register here: https://bit.ly/2VJRWKf All sessions will be in Chinese, some presentations may include English.
Our Past Conferences or Events
2021 CLTA-NC Spring Conference
CLTA-NC hosted a spring workshop on Performance Assessment and ACTFL’s 6 core practices on Saturday, Mar 13 at 1-4 pm (EDT). Our keynote speakers are Matt Coss (George Washington University) and Shin Chi Fame Kao (University of Utah).
2020 CLTA-NC Annual Conference
CLTA-NC hosted our 2020 annual conference virtually on Sep 5 from 10 am to 4 pm (EDT). The topic of our conference is “Recalibrate Chinese Programs in North Carolina: Opportunities and challenges during online/hybrid teaching.” The six-hour conference includes many excellent presentations from professionals both within North Carolina and out of state. Click here for the agenda.