Developing Chinese Language Teachers

Special Announcements
  • The Rock that Movie 2018 Chinese video competition, "Do the Right Thing: Making the World a Better Place" inspired many wonderful videos, and the April 27th prize ceremony was enjoyed by all. Participants were inspired by videos from Rock That Movie 2017.
  • Download culturally important stories for learning Chinese, iBooks, pdfs and activities for teaching. 
Spring 2018: Forums & Workshops

Project DCLT's Friday evening forums and Saturday morning workshops covered a wide range of topics and content for improving your career and teaching. Fall 2019 dates coming soon!

  • March 2: DCLT Forum; Finding your first (or next!) language teaching job 
  • April 7: CLTA-GNY/DCLT Workshop; Leadership Challenge Workshop
  • April 20: China Institute/DCLT Forum; Art of the Mountain 
  • April 21: CLTA-GNY/DCLT Workshop; StoryTelling and Drama in the Chinese Classroom
  • May 11:  DCLT Rock That Movie Awards Ceremony and Celebration
Resources from 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, strategies for career advancement, teaching through technology and more. Resources from all events to see all events we have held over the years, by date. Or, Explore our resources by topic.