National Consortium for Teaching About Asia, University of Pittsburgh coordinating site

The National Consoritum for Teaching About Asia (NCTA), funded by the Freeman Foundation, is a multi-year initiative to encourage and facilitate teaching and learning about East Asia in K-12 schools nationwide. NCTA is a premier provider of professional development for K-12 educators nationwide.
The University of Pittsburgh coordinating site, housed in the Asian Studies Center, manages professional development for K-12 educators in eleven states: Alabama, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennyslvania, Maryland, and West Virginia. In coordination with the six other coordinating sites, Pitt NCTA provides 30-hour seminars, study tours, online book groups, online courses, summer institutes, workshops, and a variety of other programs and resources for K-12 educators.

Services Offered: 
Guest Speakers
Professional Development Workshops
Resource Lending Library

Outreach at National Consortium on Teaching About Asia

Patrick Hughes
Assistant Director, University of Pittsburgh coordinating site for the NCTA
Asian Studies Center, National Consortium on Teaching About Asia
Brenda G. Jordan
Director, University of Pittsburgh coordinating site for the NCTA
Asian Studies Center, National Consortium on Teaching About Asia