2018 CLTA-TEXAS Annual Conference

2018 CLTA-TEXAS Annual Conference

1. Conference date: 8/4/2018 (Saturday)                                                                                                Post-conference workshop: 8/5/2018 (Sunday)

Conference Theme: “Skills for a Successful Chinese Language Classroom in the 21st  Century”

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Richard Chi

2. Location: University of Texas at Dallas,
Classroom: Erik Jonsson building, JO 4.614
Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021
UT-Dallas Campus Map: http://www.utdallas.edu/maps/

3. On-line Registration Linkhttps://goo.gl/forms/sOaBwRDbdBYBemp23                        Conference and Post-conference workshop schedule, agendas: goo.gl/Uz2oxU

4. Conference hotel:
Conference Hotel: HYATT REGENCY NORTH DALLAS
701 E Campbell Road, Richardson TX 75081, USA
T: 214-245-4916
F: 972-231-7384

5. Fees:
A. Conference (August 4, 2018):
Now through July 31, 2018:
Active Member (2018): Free
Inactive/Non-Member: $15

B. Post-Conference Workshop (August 5, 2018):
Now through July 31 , 2018:
Registration Fee: $15.00 per person.

* Registration will be closed at 11:59 PM on 7/31/2018.
(ALL envelopes need to be postmarked by the requested dates above.)
* Make checks payable to: CLTA-TEXAS

Mailing address:
CLTA-TEXAS
P.O. Box 33216
Fort Worth, TX 76132-4135

7. Questions: Please email conference chair Ms. Angelina Wu-Gilbertson at wulaoshi168@gmail.com

8. * Annual Conference cancellations must be made by July 25, 2018 and must be made via email: cltatx@gmail.com (also CC’d wulaoshi168@gmail.com).
Otherwise there will be no refund due to all arrangements having been made.

9. * In an effort to conserve natural and financial resources, we will transition to digital materials for all attendees (via emails).

10. More questions, please contact Us:
Annual Conference (8/4/18):
Conference Chair: Ms. Angelina Wu-Gilbertson at wulaoshi168@gmail.com
Program Chair: Ms. Yuhsin Lee at ylee02_60067@yahoo.com

Post-Conference Workshop (8/5/18):
Mr. Ardon Chang at andress6628@yahoo.com.

Sponsors:

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Donors:

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2018 CLTA-TX Teacher Grants – Call for Proposals

2018 CLTA-TX Teacher Grants

Call for Proposals

Purpose: CLTA-TX Teacher Grants support professional development for K-16 teachers to improve classroom instruction and student participation.

Eligibility: Current Chinese language teachers that have formally affiliated with CLTA-TX are eligible to apply (membership fee paid by 3/2/18).

Amount: The grant amount is up to US$400 for the proposal you submitted.

Deadlines: Applications may be submitted by March 17, 2018, 11:59pm.  Awardees will be notified by March 31, 2018.

Application Guidelines: Submit a proposal of approximately 300 words (in English and/or Chinese) including the following:

1.     Introduction of yourself (including current employment and a short essay describing how the proposed professional development will benefit you personally and professionally).

2.     A detail description of the professional development workshop/conference that you are attending.

3.     An explanation of the need for attending the professional development workshop/conference.

4.     Expected outcomes (what do you want to learn/gain from the professional development workshop/conference and the potential impact to the community you will bring back from the professional development workshop/conference, etc.).

5.     Any prior experience being the lecturer of any professional development workshops/conferences.

6.     A line-item budget for the proposed professional development workshop/conference.

Requirements:

The awarded teacher should ­complete the proposed professional development workshop/conference by December 31th, 2018, and submit a required activity report with evidence (such as application form of the professional development workshop/conference you apply, the handout of the professional development workshop/conference you attend, the airline ticket of the professional development workshop/conference you are going, etc.) within one month after the proposed activities are concluded.

 Responsibility:

Need to report/give a presentation at the following year’s CLTA-Texas Annual Conference as part of the obligation/responsibility as the winner. Topic has to be about the workshop/conference that you

attended, and what you have learned from the workshop, etc.

Please email the proposal to Ardon Chang at andress6628@yahoo.com with the subject heading “CLTA-TX Teacher Grants” by  March 17, 2018.

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2018 CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grant – Call for Proposals

2018 CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grants

Call for Proposals

Purpose: CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grants support professional development for K-16 teachers to improve classroom instruction and student participation.

Eligibility: Current Chinese language teachers, Chinese schools and organizations that have formally affiliated with CLTA-TX are eligible to apply (membership fee paid by 3/2/18).

Amount: The grant amount is up to US$500.

Deadline: Applications may be submitted before March 17th, 2018. Awardee will be notified by March 31st, 2018.

Application Guidelines: Submit a proposal of approximately 300 words (in English and/or Chinese) including the following:

1.     Introduction of your organization (mission, history, and structure) or yourself.

2.     A detailed description of your proposed professional development workshop/conference.

3.     An explanation of the need for your proposed professional development workshop/conference.

4.     Expected outcomes (estimate number of attendees, what the attendees will learn/gain from the proposed professional development workshop/conference and the potential impact on the community).

5. Your experience (if any) in organizing professional development workshops/conferences.

6.     A line-item budget for the proposed professional development workshop/conference.  

Requirements: The awarded teacher/school/organization must ­complete the proposed workshop by December 31th, 2018, and submit a required activity report with evidence (such as pictures or your activity, flyer or handout of your workshop, etc.) within one month after the proposed activities take place. Pictures and/or handouts need to state that the workshop is supported by CLTA-Texas.

Email the proposal to Ms. Hsiao-Huei Guh at hguh7@yahoo.com  with the subject heading “CLTA-TX Local Workshop Grants” by March 17th, 2018.

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2018 CLTA-TEXAS Annual Conference – Call for Proposals

2018 Annual Conference of Chinese Language Teachers Association of Texas

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018

Location: The University of Dallas, Dallas, TX – Erick Jonsson building, JO 4.614

Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021  http://www.utdallas.edu/maps/

Theme:  “Skills for a Successful Chinese Language Classroom in the 21st  Century”

Call for Proposals:

The theme for the 2018 CLTA-TEXAS Annual Conference is: “Skills for a Successful Chinese Language Classroom in the 21st Century”.

We would like to invite individuals who are interested in presenting relevant topics at the conference to submit a proposal for a 15-20 minute speech or a 40 to 60 minute workshop. A panel that consists of no more than 3 presenters and focuses on the same topic is also welcome.

Application: Submit electronically a one page proposal that provides a concise summary, presenter’s name and affiliation, target audience, and other relevant information.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline:  April 9, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Notification of proposal status: May 14, 2018

Conference date: Saturday, August 4, 2018

Please submit your proposal to the Program Chair, Ms. Yuhsin Lee at ylee02_60067@yahoo.com.

Exhibit and Supporter Opportunities:

We welcome inquiries from potential exhibitors and conference supporters. This is a perfect opportunity to network with your colleagues, clients, and others interested and involved in language teaching. In addition to onsite recognition during the conference, logos and names of organizations will be placed online and in conference materials. For more information on those opportunities, please contact the Conference Chair Ms. Angelina Wu-Gilbertson at wulaoshi168@gmail.com.

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2017 Fall DFW Chinese Language Teacher Professional Development Workshop

1. Date: 9/23/2017 (Saturday)

2. Location: University of Texas – Dallas, Erick Jonsson building, JO 4.614

3. Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021       http://www.utdallas.edu/maps/

4. a. Workshop schedule and session topic: https://goo.gl/CohRU8
    b. PD workshop short description: https://goo.gl/xZc73Y
    c. Keynote speaker Dr. Wei-Ling Wu’s short Bio: https://goo.gl/b3YUWM Continue reading

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2017 CLTA-Texas Annual Conference and Post-Conference Workshop were completed successfully

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2017 CLTA-Texas Annual Conference and Post-Conference Workshop 8/5 – 8/6

1. Conference date: 8/5/2017 (Saturday)

    Post-conference workshop: 8/6/2017 (Sunday)

2. Location: Texas A&M University – College Station

3. Meeting place: Rudder Tower, 7th Floor (Next to the Memorial Student Center)                     Address: 401 Joe Routt Blvd, College Station, TX 77840

    Map:  CLTA-TX 2017 Map Continue reading

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2017 Annual Conference – Call for Proposals

2017 Annual Conference of Chinese Language Teachers Association of Texas

Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017

Location: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Call for Proposals

Theme: The theme for this year’s annual conference is “Chinese Language Curriculum with Student-Centered design in 21st Century”

We invite individuals who are interested in presenting at the conference to submit a proposal for a 15-20 minutes talk or a 40 to 60 minutes workshop. Panel(s) that consists of no more than 3 presenters and focuses on the same topic is also welcome.

Application: Submit electronically a one page paper proposal that provides a concise abstract, presenter’s name and affiliation, target audience, and other reverent information.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline:  April 9, 2017 @ 5 PM

Please submit your proposal to Program Chair –  Ms. Yuhsin Lee atylee02_60067@yahoo.com

Notification of proposal status: May 14, 2017
Conference date: Saturday, August 5, 2017

 

Exhibit and Supporter Opportunities

We welcome inquiries from potential exhibitors and conference supporters. This is a perfect opportunity to network with your colleagues, clients, and others interested and involved in language teaching. In addition to onsite recognition during the conference, logos and names of organizations will be placed online and in conference materials. For more information on those opportunities, please contact Ms. Amy Chen at amyyangcc@yahoo.com

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2017 Houston Chinese Language Teacher PD Workshop was completed successfully

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*** Special Thank You to our generous sponsors: ***

  • Ministry of Education, ROC Taiwan
  • Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston http://www.moetw.org/
  • Center for International Studies at the University of St. Thomas
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2017 Houston Chinese Language teacher PD workshop

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It is our great pleasure to announce that the 2017 Houston Chinese Language teacher PD workshop is officially open for registration.

*** Honorable Keynote Speaker ***
President Desa Dawson, ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

1. Date: 1/15/2017 (Sunday).  Note: Monday 1/16 is MLK day.  

2. Location: University of St. Thomas, 

    Address: 4000 Mt. Vernon, Houston, TX 77006  

3. Building: Jerabeck Athletic Center  (building 30 on map)

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