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Chinese Immersion Forum

August 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

The Confucius Institute at the Michigan State University (CI-MSU) and the Chinese Early Language and Immersion Network (CELIN) at the Asia Society collaborate to offer you this forum.

Our aim is to bring together educators at school, district, state, and national levels; teacher developers; policy makers; community members; and researchers to hear about and share strategies and successes, seek advice in addressing challenges, and network with and learn from each other.

For more information and registration, visit the CI-MSU website.


  • Dr. Shuhan Wang, President of CELIN
  • Luyi Lien, Academic Director, Yinghua Academy, MN

AGENDA (Tentative)

9:00 – 9:45a || Opening, Welcome

9:45 – 10:45a || Showcase I: Chinese immersion programs in Michigan

10:45 – 11:00a || Break

11:00a – 12:15p || Showcase II

  • How to make secondary immersion work: Yinghua Academy
  • Using and creating online platform and resources to support Chinese immersion programs

12:15 – 1:15p || Lunch

1:15 – 2:15p || Roundtable 1: Establishing a new program

2:15 – 2:30p || Break

2:30 – 3:30p || Roundtable II: Sustaining/expanding existing programs

3:30 – 4:00p || Plenary: Reflection and next steps

Register by Monday, Aug. 6, 2018! 


Henry Center
3535 Forest Road
Lansing, MI 48910 United States
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