Niigata Chapter

For more information on JALT Niigata and our events, please find at:

2016/7 Executive committee:

President - Carmen Hannah
Treasurer - Mike Ruddick
Program Chair - Melodie Cook
Membership Chair - Cynthia Smith
PR Chair - Nathaniel Reed
Secretary - Matthew Diaz
Hospitality - Ayako Ooiwa
NEAR conference chair - Clare Kaneko

2017 Schedule:

- January 28th. Andy Boon. Getting students researching.

- April 8th. Howard Brown. Current trends and future developments in language education:
Implications for the classroom.

- May 14th. Alison Nemoto. Examining pupils’ images of English, before and after short
storytelling sessions, in a Japanese primary school.

- July 9th. Chris Madden. Using Facebook to enhance motivation.

- October 14th. Julia Kimura. Theory in Second language education research.

JALT Niigata's premier annual event:
The N.E.A.R. Conference.
Saturday June 10th 2017.
For details please see
Call for papers is open until Feb 13 2017.


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Title Officer
Chapter President CARMEN HANNAH
Program Chair MELODIE COOK
Membership Chair CYNTHIA SMITH