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NCTAN seminars in 2017-18 in North Carolina (revised 11-08, 2017):

NCTAN is working with the World View at UNC Chapel Hill to offer a conference on East Asia.
Please go to their site and register at
Scroll down to Spring Conference and find:

East Asia: Traditions, Trends and Transformations
March 21-22, 2018
The Friday Conference Center at Chapel Hill, NC

Fall 2017
Sept. 30, 2017
If you are participating on-line, here is the information.  
Application at

Eligibility: Seminar is free (funded) for In-service K-12 teachers who teach about East Asia as a part of their curriculum.

NCTAN Facebook:   Please join us to received updated inforamtion on resource and seminar!

Please contact Yoko Kano (Director, NCTAN) at for questions.

After completion of all the above seminars in North Carolina and on-line assignments (total 30 hours), you will be eligible to apply for the summer study trip to East Asia.  Scroll down to the bottom for more information.  



NCTA seminars at    

NCTA Facebook at

Simulcast (live and archived) seminar at 

Resource on East Asia:

Asian Films:   Their news letter and more at


Summer filed study trip to East Asia

All the requirements have to be completed by Dec. 31 to apply for the following summer field trip in case of teachers in North Carolina. 

Go to the following site for Application: TBA

The past NCTAN attendees:

Past seminar attendants:  Please keep the attendance certificate.  If the total hours exceeds 30 hours, you are eleible for the study trip to East Asia.  You can also combine the hours of seminar you participated in the NCTA organized seminar at


Those who participated in the seminar at NCCAT in March, 2013:Please  watch additional three 2-hour (total 6 hours) on-line archived simulcast or NCTA organized seminar at


Those who participated in the seminar at NCCAT in March, 2012: please watch additional two 2-hour (total 4 hours) on-line achieved simulcast or NCTA organized seminar at


To view achieved simulcast, go to the "nationally offered seminars" at (Asia For Educator (AFE) and look through the list of the/span>Archived Simulcast Presentations and Study Modules.”   You need to register at the AFE site to view the simulcast.  Choose any of the simulcast of your interest from the list. 

Summer 2015 sturdy tour:  Those who are eligible for the NCTA study tour to Asia, application is at 



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