JETAA Chapter Leader Webinar SeriesSupported by the Japan Foundation CGP and CLAIR
This series provides helpful information on chapter leadership to engage all officers of JET alumni chapters. Topics include information about developing membership, effective communications strategies, obtaining 501(c)(3) non-profit status, and more. Each webinar includes two or three speakers with expertise in the topic. View the webinars here!
Professional Development Webinar Series
This newly launched webinar series is intended to provide guidance and instruction to JET alumni across the country on a variety of careers and professional development topics. Topics include "How to become a Japanese teacher after JET," "How to find a career," "You’ve finished the JET Program. Now what?" and many more. Each webinar includes one to three speakers with expertise in the topic. View the webinars here!
Organizing Marquee Events
This webinar will go into detail about the conceptualization, planning, and execution of large scale events for your JETAA chapter. Using case studies from JETAANY and JETAA Heartland, the presenters will take you soup to nuts through the basics and teach you best practices to apply to events both large and small.
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST
Brenda McKinney (Hyogo,
Role of the JETAA Chapter President
It can be difficult to take on the role of JETAA chapter president! This webinar is here to help. JETAA USA country representatives and JET alumni chapter presidents will sharing their experiences and give advice. They will share what role they play in their alumni chapters, ways to grow a smaller alumni chapter, and the how and why of having co-presidents.
Strategies for Navigating Copyright Issues
Have you posted a photo on your JETAA chapter website or blog? Have you used music for a JETAA video? If you took that photo or music clip from online, then you want to make sure you aren’t violating copyright laws. Join us to hear speakers share their experiences in dealing with copyright issues and share advice and resources for avoiding these issues.
Grant Opportunities from the Japan Foundation / CGP
The Japan Foundation and the Center for Global Partnership aim to promote international and cultural understanding of Japan and other countries, including the U.S. Both organizations offer a wide range of grant programs and support at the grassroots level in the U.S. focused on this mission. This webinar will provide information about their programs and items on loan that would be relevant to JETAA chapters interested in strengthening and diversifying their events and programming to their alumni.
Effective Tools and Strategies for Membership Engagement – March 6th, 2018
- Steven Horowitz, JETwit, JETAA USA Board of Advisors, Aichi, 1992-1994
- Christina Omori, JETAA USA Country Representative (2012-2014), Saitama, 2004-2005
- Wesley Julian, Director/Producer, Tohoku Tomo & the 113 Project, Miyagi, 2008-2010
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