As part our chapter grant program, funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, USJETAA supported a career development workshop (CDW) planned by JETAA Florida for returning JETs and JET alumni in Florida. Bahia Simons-Lane, USJETAA Executive Director, attended on behalf of USJETAA and Sasakawa USA and also spoke on how JETs can stay involved in U.S.-Japan relations regardless of their ...READ MORE »
Category Archives: Grants
The Microgrant Initiative for American JETs, funded by the U.S. Embassy Tokyo, provides small grants to U.S. assistant language teachers working in Japan on the JET Programme to introduce American culture and English language to students in their classrooms and the local community. We are happy to announce that this year we have awarded a record number of microgrants to current ...READ MORE »
We are pleased to announce the second round grant recipients for our chapter grant program with Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA: JETAA Minnesota and JETAA New England. JET Alumni Association of Minnesota: Forum for U.S.-Japan Organizations Program date: February 3, 2019 (TBC) To create stronger ties between Japan and Minnesota, JETAA Minnesota and the Japan-America Society of Minnesota (JASM) will co-host a ...READ MORE »
October 29, 2018 USJETAA partners with the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo to award microgrants (grants of small amounts of funding) to current JET Program(me) teachers from the Unite States to support projects they hold in their schools and communities. The grant program concluded at the end of July. JET alumni Shantel Dickerson (Oita, 2016-2018) wrote an article on the Microgrant Program for AJET ...READ MORE »
April 18th, 2018 USJETAA partners with the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo to award microgrants (grants of small amounts of funding) to current American JET Program(me) teachers to support projects in schools and communities. Take a look the projects that were approved for the 2017-2018 grant year. We look forward to sharing the results once all the projects are completed! Pre-Depature ...READ MORE »
USJETAA partnered with Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (SPFUSA) to provide grants to JETAA Chapters and Subchapters across the United States from fall 2017 – spring 2018. As part of USJETAA’s mission to support the network of JETAA Chapters and alumni across the country, the SPFUSA/USJETAA grant provided a direct avenue for USJETAA to assist chapters in providing programming ...READ MORE »
If you attended the JET30 Reunion, USJETAA at the JET30 Planning Committee would greatly appreciate your feedback about your experience. This will help us plan future events and report to our generous funders. The survey should take less than 8 minutes to complete. Please find the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JET30Attendees Thank you!
Thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out our planning survey for an All-Alumni Reunion next year! We had 387 individual responses, which will help us tremendously as we move forward. We were particularly happy to see that over 95% of respondents expressed an interest in such an event. Over 89% would like to connect and network ...READ MORE »
USJETAA received five outstanding proposals for projects by JETAA chapters across the country, all of which received funding. The recipients are: JETAA Southern California: Kickoff Reception for the 30th Anniversary of JET at the JETAA USA National Conference JETAA Florida: JLPT Florida, Hajimemashite! JETAA Chicago: Career Development Workshop JETAA Pacific Northwest: Washi & Washoku JETAA DC: DC Children’s Japan Day Congratulations to our grantees, and ...READ MORE »
USJETAA is planning an "All-Alumni" Reunion in Washington, DC next summer to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the JET Programme and we need your input! Please take a few minutes to fill out the linked survey and help us out. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/usjetaa_reunion Thank you!