As part of Gannenmono's 150th Anniversary celebration, United Japanese Society of Hawaii is pleased to announce the extension of the deadline to enter the award ceremony "Hanashikata" for this year. Instead of February 24, 2018, you have up to March 10 to enter this wonderful opportunity to encourage your students to excel in their Japanese skills. Please read the attached guideline carefully and send in the application documents by March 10, 2018. Mark your calendar to participate in the award ceremony on Saturday, April 28, 2018, as well!
A home school co-op in Kailua is looking for a Japanese teacher (part-time)
Location: One Love Church in Kailua
Time: September 1 through May 1, 2 hours weekly
Contact: Emilie at firstname.lastname@example.org
15Craigside (a retirement home) is looking for a part-time Japanese teacher for the residents
Location: 15Craigside in Honolulu
Contact: Leilyn Yamamoto at email@example.com
St. Andrew's is looking for a teacher for Japanese Langauge position (part-time)
Jennifer M. Grems
Upper School Principal
St. Andrew's Schools
224 Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813
Japanese Summer Camp at Hawaii Tokai International College is happening this summer (July 10-21) for high school students in Hawaii!
(NOTE: This camp is intended for students who have completed Japanese 1 or Japanese 2. If you have already completed Japanese 3 or higher but are interested in participating, please let us know.)
-- Registration deadline has been extended to Monday, May 22
-- Pay $100 deposit by May 22; balance due on or before July 10
-- EVERY PARTICIPANT will have the opportunity to earn a $200 scholarship by completing all program activities and a minimum of 10 hours of volunteer work with visiting Japanese students in the afternoons
-- During the weekdays the program will run from 9am-1pm with optional volunteer activities after 1:00 (Volunteer activities required for the $200 scholarship)
-- HTIC students will serve as mentors/language tutors
-- Participants will stay in the HTIC residence hall for two nights over the weekend
-- Program cost includes tuition, two-night residence hall stay, three meals that weekend, and all field trips including transportation to field trip sites
-- REGISTER TODAY! お待ちしております！
To register and for more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/tokai.edu/juku
On March 14, 2017, the Japanese Consul General Misawa extended his generous invitation for an evening of networking on the ground of Consulate-General of Japan in Nuuanu. We hope to continue working with the consulate general office to advocate the Japanese language education in Hawaii and beyond!
Greetings from the board of directors of Hawaii Association of Teachers of Japanese! Believe it, or not, holiday season is upon us, and it's time for the annual Nengajo contest.
We have made several changes in the rules and how the contest is being organized. Please read this email thoroughly and have your students participate in the contest. All entries will be displayed at the Kahala Mall on Friday, January 13, 2017 through Sunday, January 15, 2017 for this year's contest. (Please fill out the label using the template at the bottom of this page for the exhibit. Nengajo without the lables will NOT be exhibited at the mall.) Your students and their families will have opportunities to view their cards, as well as other Nengajo cards during the new year season! Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity to advocate for the Japanese language and culture!
All entries must be postmarked by December 17, 2016 to be considered. We can only accept maximum of 8 cards per teacher. Please read the registration form for more details (categories and age group, etc.)
HATJ is also inviting you to take part of this year's Nengajo Contest by participating in the selection process of the winners. We are looking for 2 teachers per level (elementary, middle school and high school, first-come, first-served base). Please respond to this email if you are interested in:
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Be sure to fill out the application form (see attached), label each Nangajo properly and mail in before the deadline! Please also use attached Word template and print out the label for the exhibit at the Kahala Mall.
なお、コンテストはHATJ の会員皆様のものです。よりオープンなコンテストを目指すため、今年は小学校の部、中学校の部、高校の部、それぞれにつき先着二名の先生に審査および準備などのお手伝いをしていただくことにいたしました。ご希望の方は今すぐメールにてご返信ください。審査は１２月２３日（金）午前９時から、Hawaii Baptist Academy です。
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This is exciting! Big name companies are hiring Japanese-speaking employees. You may download the full-size poster file below and share with your students by posting in your classroom or in your social media post. Attached Excel sheet will give you more detail information who are hiring! Please share only for educational setting.
Saint Louis School (www.saintlouishawaii.org/) is looking for a part-time Japanese language teacher for their high school level (2 classes) for 2016-2017. Please contact Tim Los-Banos at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 739-4771 for more information.
Manoa Japanese Language School (MJLS) currently has 2 openings for teachers. MJLS is an after-school care program, which focuses on teaching Japanese language and culture to children K thru 5th grade. Please contact the program director, Gaye Oshiro at your earliest convenience at 554-7411.
Are you interested in finding out more about the Japanese language teacher credential processes in U.S.? Here is a good webinar by LangCred.org.