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.


CLASS continues to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Month with its 2nd annual National Poster Contest. This is an excellent opportunity for K-12 Chinese program students to showcase their love for Chinese through language and art!


The 16th Chinese-Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students

The 3rd Chinese-Bridge Chinese Show for Foreign Primary School Students

The Tenth CLASS National Chinese Speech Contest for K-12 Students, 2023


官宣! 全美中小学中文教师协会(CLASS)在樱花盛开之际,将于二零二三年四月一日,于首都华盛顿重磅推出全美中文教育大会 - 2023 沉浸式教学研讨会。