USJETAA is delighted to announce Paige Cottingham-Streater, USJETAA Board Chair, is among the foreign recipients of the Government of Japan’s 2022 Spring Imperial Decorations. Ms. Cottingham-Streater will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon in recognition of her longstanding contributions to the promotion of people-to-people exchanges and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.
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We wish you and your loved ones a healthy and prosperous Year of the Tiger.
Your Generous Support Makes Our Programs Possible
We appreciate the support of all of you who have made it possible for us to serve the JET alumni network since 2015. We couldn’t do it without you! If you are able to make a tax deductible gift to ...READ MORE »
USJETAA presented at the CULCON 60th Anniversary Event sharing how the idea of USJETAA came out of a CULCON recommendation about supporting the role JET alumni play in U.S.-Japan relations. Congratulations to CULCON on this anniversary!
The mission of the United States Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme Alumni Association (USJETAA) is to further U.S.-Japan relations by providing support and ...READ MORE »
By Bahia Simons-Lane and Jessica Record
Transitions: Opportunities Forum & Networking Expo 2020
September 20th-26th 2020
Location: Zoom Meetings & Webinar
Transitions: Opportunities Forum & Networking Expo is the annual career and networking event organized by the Pacific Northwest JET Alumni Association (PNWJETAA). This year, the event was co-hosted by the U.S. JET Programme Alumni Association (USJETAA) to expand Transitions beyond ...READ MORE »
On February 22, 2020, the New England JET Alumni Association (NEJETAA) and the Japan Society of Boston (JSB) co-hosted the event, One Bite at a Time: Building Bridges with Japanese Culinary Arts. This educational workshop highlighted the history and cultural significance of Japanese cuisine and how it has facilitated stronger U.S.-Japan relations. USJETAA was pleased to co-sponsor this event through the Chapter Grant Program funded by ...READ MORE »
Anniversary Message & Request for Videos
May 13, 2020 is the fifth anniversary of USJETAA’s incorporation as a nonprofit organization. What an incredible accomplishment! It took the efforts of so many people working together to get us to this point. USJETAA went from an idea to a reality five years ago…but hitting this major milestone shows that we are here ...READ MORE »
On January 21, 2020, USJETAA and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA again partnered to a U.S.-Japan Town Hall at Florida International University (FIU) in DC. This was the second year that USJETAA and SPFUSA jointly hosted a hybrid U.S.-Japan Town Hall. There were 35 people at the event in person and 26 joined online – with one attending from as ...READ MORE »
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JETAA USA Yoga Every Wednesday at 11 AM ET
Come join a 10-15 minute yoga session with fellow JETAA members. We will begin the Zoom at 11:00 (EDT), and begin the video shortly after. When we finish our yoga session, let’s sit back and chat, before we go on with our day.
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by Kim McMillen (Fukui, 2006-2008), Program & Assessment Consultant for USJETAA
Sponsored by the 2019-2020 Sasakawa USA/USJETAA Chapter Grant Program
JET Alumni gathered in Washington, D.C. on November 7, 2019 to honor JETAA achievements and to continue the momentum of growth as chapters across the United States begin to enter maturity by celebrating their 30th anniversaries. JET alumni representing the first cohort ...READ MORE »
USJETAA is pleased to announce a national partnership with the Koyamada International Foundation (KIF) United States. The purpose of the partnership is collaboration between the organizations on U.S.-Japan activities in the United States. We hope to connect USJETAA members and JETAA chapters with members of KIF USA or its regional chapters on possible national or local U.S.-Japan related activities.
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