California Association of Japanese Language School aka Kashu Nihongo Gakuen Kyokai, will hold the annual workshop on Saturday, February 19, from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at Hollywood Japanese Language School, 3929 Middlebury Street, Los Angeles, CA 90004.
Keynote lecture will be given by Prof. Hiroko Kataoka of California State University, Long Beach. Prof. Kataoka will lecture on “Differentiated Instruction in Japanese Language Schools: Making the Best of Unlimited Diversity and Limited Resources.”
California Association of Japanese Language School (CAJLS) is a 501(c)(3) status non-profit organization that is comprised of Saturday-only Japanese language schools located in various parts of California, organizations based in Japanese American communities, and individual supporters.
Through its activities, the CAJLS aims to promote the teaching of Japanese language and culture, and thereby ensure the preservation and improvement of the community-based Japanese language institutions and enhance the opportunities for all comers to acquire Japanese language capability and understanding of Japanese culture as well as the Japanese American heritage.