Webinar Series | USJETAA

This newly launched FREE webinar series is intended to provide guidance and instruction to JET alumni across the country on a variety of careers, professional development topics, and unique challenges and how to navigate them. This webinar is on how to become a Japanese teacher after JET. Current JETs and JET alumni are both welcome to join. For those who can’t attend, a recording will be available after the webinar at: https://usjetaa.org/programs/webinar-series/

MEXT Research Scholarship 2019

Good for 2 years, this scholarship supports non-degree research at a Japanese university, or through the completion of a Master’s or PhD program in Japan!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2018. Visit here for more information and to apply.

Calling all Japanese language high school teachers in the US

We are now accepting applications from US high schools for the 2018-19 Global Classmates program, our grant-covered 6-month virtual cultural and language exchange for high school students in the US and Japan.

Move beyond the textbook and provide an opportunity for your upper level Japanese language students to practically learn Japanese in a fun and exciting way, while making friends with Japanese teens in Japan, all from your classroom!

If you are interested in applying, please fill out this simple form (https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfkVleOHZntflcrJn…/viewform) and we will follow up with an application and further details. Applications must be received by April 18th, so be sure to get in touch with us right away!

Scholarship for International Students in Japan 2017-2018 Guide

Ever thought about studying in Japan after JET? Alumni have the advantage of already having cultural experience there. The Japanese Governement offers the MEXT Scholarships for Research (non-degree) and Graduate studies (Master’s & PhD). But there are other scholarships to help get you to Japan!
Check out the Scholarship for International Students in Japan provided by JASSO (downloadable PDF included)!

Nourishing Japan – A Documentary in the Making

​JETAANY Member Alexis Agliano Sanborn is making a documentary about food education in Japan. It’s about the people who make food education and school lunches possible – from cooks and lawmakers to city staff and researchers. It’s a story about people who believe in food – and that teaching about food helps the next generation to grow and thrive. Make this project a reality by supporting her Kickstarter (launching in early January) and like Nourishing Japan on Facebook!

Information about the development of the documentary and the Kickstarter campaign can also be found here:

Website: https://nourishingjapan.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nourishingjapan/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NourishingJapan
Newsletter sign up link: https://nourishingjapan.com/contact

Much appreciation for your interest and support!

10/24/2015: 第10回コーヒー会話(Coffee Kaiwa Miami)

Around this time in Japan, the leaves are changing with the beautiful colors of fall. While Miami transitions into…less-hot summer…we can still enjoy the flavors of Fall with the seasonal Pumpkin Latte at Pasion del Cielo! This is a conversation group for those wishing to improve their Japanese skills and make new friends in South Florida. Speakers of all skill levels are invited, as well as Japanese natives.

Date: 10/24

Time: 3:00-5:00 pm

Place: Pasion del Cielo, Downtown Dadeland (Kendall)

No RSVP necessary. Hope to see you there!

MIAMI: Monthly Coffee Kaiwa, April 25, 2015

This Saturday 4/25 we will be having the monthly Coffee 会話 (かいわ).

We will be meeting at Pasion del Cielo (coffee shop) at Downtown Dadeland to practice Japanese.

People of all skill levels are welcome, so long as you come ready to practice and have fun!



Miami Event – JAN 31 Coffee Kaiwa



Do you speak Japanese, but aren’t sure where those other Japanese speakers are hiding? Do you NOT speak Japanese, but are generally interested in learning? Do you also like COFFEE?! Join me in this year’s first South Florida Japanese conversation circle!When I was growing up in Miami, I never met a single Japanese person, much less anyone that spoke Japanese at all. It was no surprise to me, then, that when I returned from Japan this summer it was difficult to meet people with similar interests. The more my friends at Florida JETAA and I discussed it, the more apparent it became that we need to build a community where Japanese natives and South Florida locals can meet and share their interests. This is our opportunity! Join me, Lauren Sorondo, for Coffee会話(kai-wa), a unique opportunity to foster friendship through language learning and cultural discussion.

When? Saturday, January 31st at 3:00pm

Where? Pasion del Cielo Coffee, 8915 Southwest 72nd Place, Kendall, FL (Across from Dadeland mall; parking available in the garage and validation is available in the café.)

Who should come? Ex-JETs, students, 日本人、アメリカ人 , singles, couples, families…YOU!

While this is primarily an opportunity for Japanese language practice, people of all proficiency levels are welcome! We’d love to get a mix of JET Alumni, students, and Japanese natives together, so please tell your friends and contact me at LSorondo1@gmail.com with any questions.

外国語勉強や文化の話で友だちになる、おもしろい企画です。日時: 平成27年1月31日、午後15:00-17:00場所:Pasion del Cielo Coffee, 8915 Southwest 72nd Place, Kendall, FL
(Dadeland Mallの向こう側;駐車場は地中になります。カフェで駐車割引スタンプをいただくことが出来ます。)どんな人が来るでしょうか?

元JETの先生、学生、日本人やアメリカ人 - 一人でも、カップルでも、家族の皆さんでも。。。あなたもだよ