The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) is dedicated to enhancing the nation’s capacity for the teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture by sharing cutting-edge practices and examples with educators and policymakers.

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The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) provides a high–profile platform for sharing new ideas and best practices in the fields of Chinese language teaching and learning, Chinese arts and culture, and U.S.–China educational exchange. The tenth annual NCLC was organized by Asia Society and the College Board and was held in Houston, TX, April 6-8, 2017.

The NCLC 2018 will be hosted in Salt Lake City, Utah from May 17-19 (Thurs-Sat). Please stay tuned for more updates soon.

The conference focuses on:

  • building and sustaining quality Chinese programs at all levels of K–12 and higher education;
  • cutting-edge approaches to teaching that incorporate culture, technology and collaborations; and
  • best practices in the classroom leading to high levels of language proficiency and cultural competency.

Read 2017 conference highlights!