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 is organized by Asia Society and the College Board and will be held in Houston, TX, April 6-8, 2017. The conference will focus 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.

The request for proposals for the 2017 NCLC is now closed. The NCLC Proposals Review Committee will conduct a careful review process. We will notify each presenter via email by the end of December when a final decision has been made. 

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

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