Nakasendo English Conference 2011

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The Nakasendo English Conference is an ever-expanding, multi-organizational English conference based on mutual support and collaboration.  It is an annual event inaugurated in 2008.  SCE will be a participating organization in Nakasendo 2011.  Several SCE members are involved in planning this event:

Brad Semans (SCE, JALT): Nakasendo 2011 Program Chair

John Finucane (SCE, JALT): Nakasendo 2011 Planning Committee Member

Matthew Shannon (SCE, JALT): Nakasendo 2011 Poster Session Organizer

Nakasendo 2011 will be held this year on Sunday, June 19th at the Dokkyo Junior and Senior High School in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo.

The Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the improvement of language teaching and learning both within Japan and internationally.  JALT has nearly 3,000 members, with 35 chapters and 26 special interest groups.

Inaugural Meeting, 16th January Meeting 2011

Speakers:

Ivan Botev (SCE, JALT), ALT Instructor, Saitama City BOE

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About the speaker: Ivan Botev is an instructor in the Saitama City’s English Communication Abilities Development (ECAD) Program in municipal elementary and junior high schools as well as an assistant teacher in the compulsory and elective English classes in junior high school.  He currently serves as PR Chair for the JALT Omiya Chapter and also as Membership Chair for さいたま市教育家会 Saitama City Educators.  He has been teaching ESL/EFL for over six years now.  His current interests include immersion and multilingualism.

Aurora Dobashi (FETJ), Head ALT, Warabi City BOE

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