For seven months, the Chinese teachers lived with host families in such places as Pullman, Wash., and performed tasks ranging from teaching language, culture and history classes to advising student-activity clubs and helping monitor the halls.
SJTU delegation, led by President Zhang Jie, visited Columbia University, Yale University and University of Michigan
US high school students participated in the first Northern California delegation of the China-U.S. Study Exchange Foundation (CUSEF) – Think China 2013. The group traveled to Beijing and Shanghai where they toured universities and met with civic and global business leaders.
A delegation of Chinese hardwood buyers visited Preston, Randolph and Upshur counties in West Virginia to meet with potential suppliers to discuss a variety of business opportunities. The delegation toured two hardwood facilities, heard a presentation on the hardwood industry in the state and met individually with participating West Virginia companies.
Dignitaries from the Jilin Province in North West China visited Hudson County to share thoughts on economic development and international trade.
The State of Tennessee opened a development center in Beijing, China in an effort to build relationships with the Chinese people in the area of business, culture, government and education.
With a Confucius Classroom, Pellissippi State Technical Community College (PSTCC) is now offering courses in Chinese language and culture. In Fall 2011, one teacher organized an Autumn Moon Festival featuring Chinese Dancing, Martial Arts, Food, and Music.
The U.S.-China Administrator Shadowing Project (ASP) is an exchange program for Chinese and American school administrators, superintendents, and principals. In the fall, Chinese school leaders visit American partner schools and American school leaders repay the visit in the spring. This two-way “shadowing” program both brings Chinese educators to local school communities in the U.S. and also sends American educational leaders to China, yielding maximum, mutually transformational effect.
Asia Society's Confucius Classrooms is a national network of 100 exemplary Chinese language programs. The Network serves as model sites for developing the field of Chinese language teaching in American schools. In the summer of 2014, students from Asia Society’s Confucius Classrooms Network traveled to China through various study abroad programs.
April 6, 1971
While at an international table tennis competition in Japan, a U.S. player ended up riding on the Chinese team bus. Shortly thereafter, the Chinese invited the U.S. team to visit Beijing, and the U.S. Government approved.