Seminar Deadline Reminder: 2023 NCTA Foundational Summer Seminar: Crossroads of EAST ASIA, STEAM, and SEL

Seminar Deadline Reminder

2023 NCTA Foundational Summer Seminar:

Crossroads of EAST ASIA, STEAM, and SEL

July 10 - 21, 2023

Monday - Friday (10am - 1pm Eastern Time)

Open to educators from Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Join us for a virtual journey that will introduce East Asia’s diverse cultures and environment while building and enhancing your tool chest of teaching resources for the classroom. Focusing on the regions that comprise present-day China, Japan, and Korea, participants in this free online seminar will engage with experts and other educators in the field to explore major trends, global issues, and historic foundations that shape East Asian society. Through hands-on activities, films, lectures, and discussion, the cohort will learn about East Asia’s diverse cultures to enhance teaching resources in the classroom. A broad range of innovative teaching materials will be shared, engaging social-emotional learning (SEL), education in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), social studies, ELA, and other cross-curricular approaches to society and culture.


36 hour virtual seminar includes:

  • Orientation session in May/June 2023 (evening, online)
  • July 10-14 and July 17-21, 2023: daily 10:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern Time) Online
  • Synchronous and Asynchronous sessions designed to optimize time together
  • Graduate Credit: 2.0 hours graduate credit option available (extra fee)
  • Follow up session in Sept/Oct 2023 (Saturday, Online)

2023 Seminar Benefits: 

In addition to the knowledge you will gain about East Asia, eligible teachers will also receive the following benefits upon completion of the program requirements:

  • $250 worth of teaching materials, including textbook and one-year subscription to Education about Asia journal ($150 worth at July seminar, $100 worth of materials after completion of seminar requirements)
  • $300 stipend upon completion of all coursework (summer seminar, lesson plan, philosophical essay, follow up event in Fall 2023 - online)
  • Access to nationwide NCTA programs, such as eligibility for discounted study tours of East Asia, online book clubs, summer institute opportunities, and teaching resources


Applications received by June 15, 2023 (or when filled) will be given priority



2023 NCTA Foundational Summer Seminar: Crossroads of EAST ASIA, STEAM, and SEL
Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 21:00
Registration Reminder
Event Location: 
Online via Zoom