Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS) is a non-profit professional organization that represents all Chinese language educators at all levels from elementary to secondary schools.

CLASS advances and promotes the teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture at PreK-12 schools in the United States.


1. To lead and promote the learning and teaching of Chinese in secondary and elementary schools in the United States;

2. To encourage effective collaboration and articulation among elementary, secondary and college Chinese language instructors;

3. To offer professional development opportunities and training in current teaching practices and instructional technology;

4. To foster a national network for exchanging information, ideas, and curricular resources related to the teaching of Chinese language and culture.


The CLTA-SC 2019 Spring Pedagogy Workshop Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the workshop online registration has begun. 


CAIS STARTALK (FREE One-Week Training Program for K–8 Chinese Teachers)

WHEN: June 24-28, 2019

WHERE: Chinese American International School, 150 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA