Tokyo Chapter

Published: Sat, 12/06/2008 - 9:55am

For updated information on Tokyo Chapter and events, please click here to access our website.

Tokyo JALT hosts events at NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute Tokyo Center, in central Tokyo.

Upcoming events are posted to the JALT Events Calendar, which can be found by clicking here.

An archive of some of our past events can be found by clicking here. Events are generally held every other month during the academic year and include featured speakers from our own chapter and around the world. If you have ideas or requests for speakers or events, please send an email to our Program Chair at

A typical event: "Assessment without Evaluation: A Way Out of the Grammar-Feedback Dilemma" by Prof. Paul Kei Matsuda (Arizona State University), at Sophia University on June 12, 2012. See our events archive listing for more information.

Prof. Paul Kei Matsuda Prof. Paul Kei Matsuda

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Our current officers are: Lina Valdivia (President), Matthew Kocourek (Program), Sayaka Amano (Publicity), Bence Tamas(Co-Publicity), Dan Ferreira(Membership), Darla Cornett (Treasurer), Eucharia Donnery (Editor), Rab Paterson (Social Media),Jim McKinley (Officer Emeritus)

Chapter Officers

Dawn Lucovich
Ken Ohashi
Matthew Kocourek
Darla Cornett

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JALT membership offers numerous benefits including: Member-rate admission to JALT conferences such as the annual JALT international conference; free or member-rate admission to JALT Chapter and SIG meetings and events; access to the latest JALT Publications, and more »

Upcoming Events

Member Presentations
Sunday, 2 July 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Tokyo JALT and the Teaching Younger Learners Present:

A K-12 workshop featuring presentations by teachers about teaching
Date: July 2nd, 2017 13:00-17:00
Location: Tokiwamatsu Gakuen, Himonya 4-17-16
Access: Toritsudaigaku Stn (Toyoko/Hibiya/Fukutoshin Lines)
Fee: Free for JALT and Tokyo JALT members, 1,000 yen for non-members
Facebook Event:

Interested in hearing about other teachers' recent successes? Interested in sharing your own? Just want to have a fun time with other teachers?

TYL SIG and Tokyo JALT believe that we can all learn from each other and have fun doing it. These events are for just that.

If you are interested in presenting:

More information forthcoming, so stay tuned!
For more information, please contact:

Friday, 7 July 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tokyo JALT warmly invites you to our 2017 State of the Chapter. This year has been full of great successes and we are looking forward to an even bigger 2018. At our State of the Chapter events we discuss the past year's achievements and the coming year's goals. We will make some big announcements. The State of the Chapter will also feature two exciting guest speakers (TBA)!

Refreshments will be served.


Doors: 18:30 doors
State of the Chapter: 1840-1915
Presentations: 1930-2015
Closing: 20:30

Free for members of Tokyo JALT, JALT, and Rikkyo Faculty.

1000 yen for non-members.


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