Visit your U.S. state page to find out about NCTA seminars and activities in your area:
SIGN UP FOR THE SUMMER 2014 SEMINARS IN MISSISSIPPI!
The summer 2014 NCTA week-long seminar is still being
determined. Please check back or contact The Croft Institute for
International Studies at The University of Mississippi at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
For additional information on NCTA programs in Mississippi see the Croft Institute for International Studies K-12 site. Teachers may also contact email@example.com for advance information on upcoming programs.
Teachers in Mississippi may also wish to participate in the on-line simulcast series offered at http://asiaforeducators.org. Eligibility to apply for NCTA-sponsored study tours to Asia may be earned on-line also.
NCTA Field Study Opportunity in East Asia for NCTA alumni in the states of:
Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York (lower), North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas
Itinerary & Dates:
China and Japan: June 29 - July 16, 2014
Tokyo, Nara, Kyoto, Osaka, Beijing, Taiyuan, Pingyao, Xi'an, Shanghai
Cost ($2000 check and $150 in cash for tip fund to be collected at Departure Orientation)
Study Tour Goals
The goal of the Study Tour experience is to provide individual educators with professional development opportunities that will help expand their understanding of East Asia. As a professional development opportunity for educators, the Study Tour is designed to provide a pivotal experience. It is the culmination of a period of classroom study (NCTA seminar or NCTA online offering) during which educators have acquired new professional expertise on East Asia. The Study Tour provides them with a practical experience helpful in utilizing this new expertise. The Study Tour will prepare educators to strengthen curriculum on East Asia in their school districts.
Study Tour Prerequisites
Application deadline: February 7, 2014
** Click here for more details and to download application packet.
To participate in discussions with teachers in Mississippi, please visit the Mississippi State Discussion Group section of the Asia in the Curriculum BULLETIN. Registration is required for posting messages to the Forum, though not to read messages already posted.
From the Mississippi Department of Education: