Summer Institute 2019

Summer Institute 2019 Registration Open! Register for the 2019 Summer Institute now! Registration available here: https://jwspeechskit.wordpress.com/summer-institute-2019/ Dates: August 20 – 22 (Tuesday – Thursday) Location: Japanese Cultural Community Center of Washington (1414 South Weller St, Seattle 98144) Presenter: Yasuhiko Tohsaku, UC San Diego Presentation Topic: Designing Learning Activities Developing 21st Century Skills: Golden Principles of Effective Instructional Design Cost:… Read more »

Japan Night @ Seattle Reign

Dear Washington Association of Teachers of Japanese   I’m Lisa, Seattle Storm Japanese internship student. Also, I work for Seattle Reign FC, which is women’s professional soccer team in Seattle. Reign has two Japanese player who are national player in Japan (Nahomi Kawasumi and Rumi Utsugi).   We’ll hold “Japan Night” for people who like Japanese culture on… Read more »

Spanaway Lake High School 1.0 Japanese teacher position

Spanaway Lake High Schoolは現在、1.0のJapanese Teacherを探しています。 HRのリンクと新しい校長(来年度から新しく来られます。)の連絡先も載せてくださるとありがたいです。 リンク:https://www.applitrack.com/bethelsd/onlineapp/ 校長: Principal Askew saskew@bethelsd.org

WAFLT -COFLT Conference on October 12-13

Registration is open for the WAFLT-COFLT bi-annual bi-state fall conference! Conference information is available on the WAFLT website. When: October 12-13 Where: Jantzen Beach Red Lion, Portland, Oregon Cost: $160 Hotel reservations at a reduced conference rate are available! WATJ Scholarship funds are available to offset costs of registration, hotel, and travel. Please submit a… Read more »

WATJ Survey

Dear WATJ Members:   WATJ Board Members would like to hear your feedback! If you have not yet shared your thoughts, please take five minutes to fill out this anonymous feedback survey to help us continue to improve WATJ, our leadership, our professional development, and our Japanese teacher community. Your responses will help us plan… Read more »

March Announcement

Dear WATJ Members: Happy March! Kei Tsukamaki Speech and Skit Contest Registration Time is running out to apply for this year’s speech & skit contest! The teacher form is due on March 22nd, and student forms must be submitted online by March 30th or postmarked March 31st. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TEACHER ONLINE FORM WILL CLOSE AFTER THE DEADLINE AND YOU WILL NOT… Read more »

Announcement 1/7

Dear WATJ Members:   We had a wonderful Oshoogatsu meeting, hands-on koto workshop, and potluck lunch!   1. Annual WATJ Conference Register for the conference before January 26th to ensure your early bird conference fee!   WHEN: Saturday, February 10th — social networking, keynote speech with Suwako Watanabe-sensei, and two afternoon workshop sessions WHERE: Bothell High… Read more »

Part-Time Teacher at Bellevue College

Bellevue College is seeking a part-time instructor for Japanese language credit courses starting the 2018 Spring Quarter (first day of instruction is April 2, 2018). The courses are held at the Bellevue College Main Campus. The position may be renewable for the 2018 Summer Quarter and forward, though not guaranteed. Teaching Assignment: 1)      One evening course (JAPN123) scheduled… Read more »

WATJ August Announcements

WATJ Fall Workshop Our first workshop of the 2017-18 school year will be on Saturday, September 9, at Everett Community College in the Nippon Business Institute. Joshua Hansell-sensei of Chief Sealth International High School will be presenting and sharing his summer work on realigning and revamping high school curriculum. General membership meeting will start at… Read more »