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CJLEA Fall Seminar / Workshop

The Colorado Japanese Language Education Association (CJLEA) is delighted to invite you to participate in the 2015 CJLEA Seminar/Workshop on Saturday, September 26th, at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

This year’s seminar will host a workshop by Yo Azama, is currently teaching Japanese at North Salinas High School, CA, and is an AP Japanese development Committee Member. Yo is recent awarded 2012 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year and Outstanding World Language Teacher of the Year in 2013 by International Language and Cultural Foundation, among many others. Yo has a MA in Education from California State University in Monterey Bay, and published widely in the field of language education and culture. This seminar/workshop is open to anyone who is interested in the Japanese language education and culture. Please encourage your colleagues, teaching assistants, etc. to take advantage of this opportunity for learning and networking.

Date: Saturday, September 26th 2015 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. (Registration starts 9:00 am)

please bring a check to CJLEA or cash to the registration desk.

After registration enjoy a cup of hot coffee,. (sorry, no breakfast)


Venue: Metropolitan State University of Denver / Tivoli Center #444

900 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

(TivoliCenter, use “Tower Elevator” and #444 is the fourth floor.)


9:00~9:30: registration

9:30~10:00: business meeting

10:00~10:45: presentation by Shimizu-sensei


10:45~12:00: Workshop by Yo Azama 1  How to Increase Students' Motivation

12:00~1:00: Lunch / Networking : Lunch will be provided

1:00~3:30: Workshop by Yo Azama 2  How to Increase Students' Motivation