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Annual Minnesota Chinese Language Teachers Conference

"Learning Chinese, Thinking Globally" with Lucy Lee


Thursday, November 5, 2015, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, November 5
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel - Salon A/B/C
University of Minnesota West Bank
1500 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Cost: $15 (includes dinner and program)

Join the Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota on Saturday, November 5 for the ninth annual Minnesota Chinese Language Teacher's Conference. Network with colleagues, learn about Confucius Institute resources available to you and your school, and attend Lucy Lee's keynote lecture " Learning Chinese, Thinking Globally."

lucy_leeBiography: Lucy Lee 竹露茜 is a veteran Chinese language teacher at Livingston High School and a teacher educator at Rutgers University and William Paterson University in New Jersey. Ms. Lee co-authored the CLASS Professional Standards for K-12 Chinese Language Teachers, served as the co-chair for the national project on the standards for K-12 Chinese learners, and participated in the NEH/Ohio State NFLRC-funded Guide for Basic Chinese Language Programs. Ms. Lee served two terms as president of the Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS) and served on the Board of Directors for the Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA). She also served two years on the National Commission for the AP World Languages Course and Exam Review Project. Among other accomplishments, Lucy Lee was named a finalist for ACTFL Teacher of the Year in 2012 and was named Essex County (NJ) Teacher of the Year in 2013.

A $15.00 registration fee includes the cost of conference admission and buffet dinner. Only paid registrations will be confirmed. If you require a paper invoice for your school, please contact the Confucius Institute at

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