East Asia Programs

NCTA programs are a great way to stay on top of this ever-changing and growing part of our world. NCTA offers educational programs in different delivery methods to accommodate the different needs, schedules and preferences of teachers. Whether in our remote courses or more traditional classroom settings, participants interact with East Asia specialists, are introduced to extensive readings and other materials, and discuss effective strategies for bringing East Asia into their classrooms.

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Quality Programs

NCTA has been offering professional development opportunities for K-12 educators since 1998. Our programming has evolved to meet changes in local, state and national educational policies as well as new economic realities. We have embraced new technology to reach new cohorts of teachers while ensuring the quality of our programming.

Great Resources

Our programs incorporate a multitude of resources for your classroom. Our website features NCTA-created videos and curriculum and is a gateway to quality and up-to-date resources on East Asia, including webinars, books for your students and teaching materials.

Keeping Educators in Mind

As the premier provider of professional development on East Asia, we engage educators through positive dialogue and sharing. Be it in our remote or in-person programs, we value your experience, knowledge and classroom work.  NCTA talks with teachers. We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues in our remote or in-person classes. Visit our programs page today to find the best course for you.

Statement on Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

As attacks against Asians and Asian-Americans throughout the country increase, the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) stands in solidarity with and offers its support to all individuals and groups that are being subject to violence and hate-crimes. As an organization dedicated to the teaching and learning about East Asia in elementary and secondary schools nationwide, NCTA strives to develop global citizenship based on the principles of cross-cultural understanding, equality, and justice. Full statement.