Developing Chinese Language Teachers

NYU Project DCLT wishes you a wonderful new semester!

Special Announcements
  • The Rock that Movie 2017 Chinese video competition was a terrific success. See the prize-winning videos here! Stay tuned for the 2018 competition announcement.  
  • Visit our brand new Startalk Website to download culturally important stories for learning Chinese, iBooks, pdfs and activities for teaching. 
Announcing Fall 2017: Forums & Workshops

Spend Friday evenings or Saturday morning with DCLT!  Forums are held Friday evenings from 5-8 p.m. and include dinner and networking. Workshops are Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., including breakfast and networking. All events will be held in NYU East Building, 239 Greene St, room 302.

  • November 10: DCLT Making a qualified Chinese teacher: an NYU/DOE Collaboration
  • December 15: DCLT Swap Shop and Holiday Party
  • December 16: Videos and Materials for Teaching Chinese

Past Fall 2017 Forums & Workshops


NYU Steinhardt M.A. in Teaching Chinese

Project DCLT is affiliated with NYU's program in Multilingual Multicultural Studies (MMS), which offers an MA in Foreign Language Education (Chinese). MMS offers two strands of the MA program: one strand leads to an MA with New York State certification in Teaching Chinese grades 7-12 (with an option to also obtain TESOL all grades certification);  the second strand leads to an MA in Teaching Chinese.  Students in NYU’s MA in Foreign Language Education take courses in Chinese Linguistics and Chinese for Chinese Teachers, as well as courses in Foreign Language Teaching Methodology. The website offers more information. You may also email program faculty member and Project DCLT Director Robin Harvey at

Where Are Our Graduates?

Graduates of NYU teach in schools across New York and the country. NYU's Master's in Teaching Foreign Language (Chinese) program prepares them for certification and teaching.

Resources for Teachers: By Date or Topic

In 2016-2017 school year, topics included "The art of storytelling in teaching languages", "Career Advancement and Opportunities", "Teaching through Technology"... Click here to see all events we have held over the years, by date. Or, Explore our resources by topicgames, projects, song & stories, classroom management, career advancement and more!