Welcome to the AFE-NCTA program page, with online courses, video presentations & book groups for K-12 educators.

First-time visitors must create an account at asiaforeducators.org. Full details on the AFE-NCTA Course Guide and current Study Tour Information

CURRENT PROGRAMS: On-line Reading Groups

  • On-line, asynchronous, and FREE
  • Postings on your own schedule
  • Earn professional development hours (PD Hours) & NCTA Study Tour Eligibility
  • Peruse our current programs below!

Black Ships: An Illustrated Japanese History - The Americans Arrive

Written by Sean Michael Wilson, Illustrated by Akiko Shimojima
September 9 - October 6, 2019
4 Sessions; 8 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
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The Satsuma Rebellion: Illustrated Japanese History - The Last Stand of the Samurai

Written by Sean Michael Wilson, Illustrated by Akiko Shimojima
October 14 - November 3, 2020
4 Sessions; 8 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
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Banned Book Club

Written by Kim Hun Sook & Ryan Estrada, Illustrated by Ko Hyung-Ju
November 18 - December 22, 2020
5 Sessions; 10 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
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Tiananmen 1989: Our Shattered Hopes

Written by Lun Zhang & Adrien Gombeaud, Illustrated by Ameziane
January 5 - February 9, 2021
5 Sessions; 10 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
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The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography

Written and illustrated by Tetsu Saiwai
February 17 - March 16, 2021
4 Sessions; 8 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
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Grass

by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
April 7 - May 11, 2021
4 Sessions; 8 PD Hours
Moderator: Karen Kane
Registration Link