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National Chinese Language Conference 2014
The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) is dedicated to new ideas and best practicesNational Chinese Language Conference in the field of Chinese language teaching and learning and U.S.–China educational exchange.
Asia Society and the College Board are pleased to open registration for the 7th annual National Chinese Language Conference. This year's NCLC recognizes the hard work and successes of educators, administrators, students, and policymakers like you who are Building Capacity, Coast to Coast.
This year's program will continue to focus on cutting-edge approaches to teaching that incorporate culture, technology, international exchange, program quality and sustainability, and best practices in the classroom leading to high levels of language proficiency and deeper knowledge of China.
At NCLC, there are many ways to immerse yourself in enriching experiences and timely professional development:
Choose from among 70+ sessions and workshops
Learn how to effectively integrate the study of China and Chinese language
Hear from visionary speakers and thought leaders in the field
Enjoy performances that showcase cross-cultural artistic collaboration
Visit Los Angeles-area schools to see K–12 Chinese programs in action
NCLC is the premier conference dedicated to the teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture. Last year, 1,300 participants from across K–16 education came together to network and share best practices. Join us in Los Angeles this May 8–10! Learn more and find updates at AsiaSociety.org/NCLC.
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?