大家好!

Chinese Language Teachers Association – Washington State (CLTA-WA) is the result of a series of transformation and earnest hard work of many a dedicated Chinese education professionals with a passion to serve the cause of promoting quality Chinese education in the State of Washington and with a focus on supporting Chinese language teaching professionals and those who aspire to be in the profession by providing regular high quality professional development opportunities for area teachers to advance skills and network with peers. The organization has brought nationally known pedagogues the likes of Cynthia Ning, Haiyan Fu, Jennifer Liu, Myriam Met and others to lead and present workshops for the benefit of area teachers.

In order to continue this work, CLTA-WA has evolved into a membership based non-profit organization. Membership dues will help support our operations and allow us to continue to bring high caliber Chinese language educators to come and share their expertise and offer more services to area teachers.

CLTA-WA members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free admittance to most workshops (non-members is charged a fee to attend workshops and events)
  • Reduced admission to special workshops and events that require higher cost to offer
  • Opportunity to receive clock hours for qualified workshops attended
  • Opportunity to apply for financial support to attend selected conferences including the annual WAFLT Conference
  • Right to nominate self and others to serve on CLTA-WA board during election season
  • Right to participate in nominating local teachers for national CLTA board candidate during election season (pending final procedure of affiliation relationship establishment with CLTA)

Membership is valid for one year, membership cycle runs from January 1 to December 31 of a given year. Proration maybe offered on a half yearly bases pending board approval.

CLTA-WA offers two levels of membership:

  • Regular membership $30 annual fee
  • Life membership $300

We of course always welcome your generous donation above and beyond membership dues.

Following is the application form and instructions for submission.

Thank you kindly for your support for CLTA-WA. We look forward to seeing you at our events this coming year. Wishing you the best for a great start to the 2011-12 academic year!

Chunman Gissing, President, CLTA-WA
Pollyanna Wang, Immediate Past President, CLTA-WA

CLTA-WA membership application form.doc
To Fill out the application online, pleaes click on the link:

CLTA-WA Online Application