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East Asia: Origins To 1800

Session(s) date

Session(s) date: 
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 3:30pm

This complimentary seminar offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of the region as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums.


  • $250 stipend 
  • For LAUSD educators, 2 LAUSD salary points (no fee)
  • For all other districts, 6 Continuing Education Units (processing fee applicable)
  • East Asia-focused resources and materials for use in the classroom

*Must complete seminar requirements.


  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Pre-modern Korea
  • Imperial China
  • Classical and Warrior Japan
  • East Asian literature and history ​and much more!

How to apply

  • Step 1: Submit your application online (below). 
  • Step 2: Email your resume to
  • Step 3: Ask your school principal to confirm your teaching assignment by emailing
  • Step 4: Mail us a refundable $50 check.

*Applicants will be notified within one week once all four items are received. 

Contact Information
Phone: 213-821-4382
Fax: 213-821-2382

USC U.S.-China Institute
Attn: Asia K-12
3502 Watt Way, ASC G24
Los Angeles, CA 90089

This program is sponsored by the USC U.S.-China Institute and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia