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Register Now: 2010 National Consortium for Teaching About Asia Seminar Program at UMBC

Beginning in January 2010, the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) and UMBC Center for History Education will conduct a seminar series on East Asia for K-12 teachers. The seminars will take place over 8 Saturday mornings (30 hours total) at UMBC, including one meeting at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Two follow-up workshops will be held in Fall 2010.

The seminar program will provide teachers with instructional and course materials, as well as a $200 stipend. Additionally, teachers who enroll in the program will be eligible to take part in an Asian studies tour in the summer of 2011.

There is no cost to join the program, and space is limited to the first 20 applicants. For more information, visit Apply online at Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a school administrator.

Contact the UMBC Center for History Education at or call at 410-455-2046 with any questions.

This national program is funded by the Freeman Foundation, in association with the Asian Studies Center, University Center for International Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, and National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA). The University of Maryland, Baltimore County Department of History (UMBC) and UMBC Center for History Education present the Maryland NCTA Seminar Program.

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