Thank you very much for coming to Annual Meeting for 2011-2012!


Date: Sep 17th 2011, (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 – 3:00
Place: The Metro School, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus OH, 43210 (Please see the parking information below.)
What else: Elections for board members (President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer) will be held at the annual meeting. Please consider your nomination.

Parking in the lot is free – members should park on the Kenny Road side and come through the main entrance there. Please disregard the OSU parking signage – parking is free and not enforced by OSU.


10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Welcome and introductions

10:15 – 11:00 am:

Presenter: Shawna McAllister, University of Findlay
Title: “Kyosei: Coexistence Across Generations”

Presenter:Caitlin Adkins, University of Findlay
Title: “Kyosei: Coexistence Between Genders”

11:00 – 11:45 am:

Presenter: Dai Yamamoto, Benjamin Logan High School
Title: “Advocacy and Technology
Resource Link list (from Maki Isoyama-sensei)

11:45 – 12:30 pm:

Presenter: Masako Inamoto, Skidmore College
Title: “Technology in the Japanese Language Classroom”
aycat video clips Website (Thank you, Imai-sensei)

12:30 – 1:00 pm: Working lunch (Announcements/Janet Stucky Smith/Officer Elections)

1:00 – 2:00 pm: Keynote Address

Presenter: Molly Jeon, Bloomington High School North
Title: “Furusato no Minyo: Japanese Language and Culture Through Folk Song”

2:00 – 2:45 pm: Breakout Sessions (H.S. & University)

-Current topics and issues
-Share resources
-Teaching ideas

2:45 pm: Closing remarks