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The JETAA Chicago Leadership is committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for everyone in our community. To learn more review our Community Conduct & Agreements.

For those interested, below is the schedule for the 2018-2019 Open Board Meetings. As usual, most are on the first Monday of the month except a few.

As for locations, keep an eye on our monthly newsletter where it's always posted and the Facebook group. You can also reach out to info@jetaachicago.com if you plan on attending and want to know where we're meeting.


November 5th

December 3rd


January 7th

February 4th

March 4th

April 1st

May 6th

June 10th

July 1st

August 5th

September 9th

October 7th

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Part-time and full-time teaching faculty share our commitment to learning, teaching, interaction with students and faculty, service to our communities of practice, and scholarship.

They are united by the common goal of inspiring academic excellence in students with a broad range of interests and experiences consistent with the Community of Inquiry Framework as adopted by APUS for cognitive presence, teaching presence, and social presence. They are key to creating a rewarding online learning experience for students by engaging them, challenging them, and supporting them.

They contribute to and participate in a range of activities related to effectiveness and excellence in teaching and student retention. Faculty members remain aware of discipline content intent for the courses they teach. They follow APUS guidelines, processes, and methods and are responsive to mentoring and coaching.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

10:00 - 4:00 pm

JASC - Japanese American Service Committee

Begin celebrating your holiday season by joining us at our annual Holiday Delight and Kodomo Matsuri (Children’s Festival)! Get the jump on holiday shopping by visiting our select vendors who specialize in Japanese, Japanese American and Asian handcrafted goods – from jewelry and accessories to specialty paper items, garments, ceramics, books and more. Satisfy your hunger by enjoying sushi, teriyaki kabobs and burgers, and homemade baked goods.

Our Kodomo Matsuri entertains the kids with games, craft projects, Japanese dance and drumming demonstrations, and a pre-Christmas visit from Santa Claus! This event is traditionally held on the second Saturday of November.

There is no admission fee.

Check out the website and Facebook event page.

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Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Alumni Association of Chicago
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