May 24, 2013

2013 Chinese Bridge Delegation

The College Board and Hanban (Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters) are pleased to announce the 2013 Chinese Bridge Delegation — a one-week trip hosted by Hanban. The Chinese Bridge Delegation focuses on school visits, cultural activities and educational workshops with the aim of helping education decision-makers start and expand their Chinese language and culture programs.

Participants will:
 •     Visit Chinese K–12 schools and universities, meet with Chinese educators and observe classes.
 •     Establish meaningful partnerships with Chinese schools and network with colleagues.
 •     Attend presentations on best practices and learn about resources to build and support Chinese language and culture programs.
 •     Experience China firsthand and marvel at the rich traditional culture set against stunning modern development.

Eligible Participants
 •     K–12 district administrators, school leaders and other education decision-makers actively seeking to develop new and expanded Chinese programs.
 •     Higher education scholars and administrators with research and professional ties to Chinese language and culture.

Delegation dates: Nov. 6–14, 2013
Priority application deadline: June 17, 2013

To apply and for more information go to

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