The United States Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association furthers U.S.-Japan understanding through the network of nearly 40,000 alumni of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program and the 19 JET alumni associations across the United States.

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Current JETs Invited to Apply for Funding for Special Community/Classroom Projects

Posted by Jim Gannon

The “Microgrant Initiative for Current JETs” provides $200-$1,000 for current JETs to organize projects in their classrooms and local communities that introduce American culture or help teach English. This is sponsored by USJETAA with funding from US Embassy Tokyo.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2022
Info Session: Sign up for the Nov. 2 (8:00-9:00 pm JST) Zoom webinar

Learn more about this great opportunity,

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Interview: Carlton Fischer – Okinawa (2015 – 2019)

Posted by James Elder

 

Where were you in Japan as a JET and when?

The JET Program sent me to Nakijin Village in Northern Okinawa from 2015-2019

 

What sparked your interest in applying for the JET program?

As a high schooler, I was very fortunate to attend a school where 1/4 of the students were studying abroad primarily from Asian countries.

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Oct. 14 Webinar: “Deepening US-Japan Relations” w/ Dr. Sheila Smith

Posted by Jim Gannon

Join JETAA USA & USJETAA for a talk with one of America’s leading Japan experts, Sheila Smith on the state of US-Japan partnership.

  • Speaker: Sheila A. Smith, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Time: Friday, October 14, 2022 (5:00-5:50 pm EDT | 2:00 – 2:50 pm PDT)
    • Introduction by Adam Lisbon (JETAA USA Country Representative)
    • Dr.
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