Membership Information for 2014

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Membership in AATJ (American Association of Teachers of Japanese) is on a calendar-year basis and entitles you to:

  • AATJ Newsletter (four issues annually) and monthly email bulletins [to ensure that you receive email bulletins, please add "aatj@aatj.org" to your address book/safe list so that your school does not block messages from us; or use a personal address on gmail or hotmail if you have one];
  • for an additional $10, receive 2 issues annually of the internationally recognized journal Japanese Language and Literature;
  • attend at member rates, and propose presentations for, two annual conferences;
  • read and post job opening announcements on AATJ's web site;
  • participate in professional development opportunities, including the JOINT program of online courses for Japanese language teachers;
  • nominate outstanding students for membership in the Japanese National Honor Society, at either the high school or the college level;
  • support and become a member of a regional or state Japanese language educators' association concurrent with your national AATJ membership;
  • offer participation to your students in AATJ-sponsored contests, exams, and other activities;
  • participate in Special Interest Groups on professional development, heritage language education, assessment, study abroad, and other topics;
  • benefit from AATJ’s ongoing efforts to promote Japanese studies and enhance the quality of education in Japanese language, literature, linguistics, and culture.

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