Chinese Language Teachers Association-Oregon is a regional association affiliated with the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (CLTA-US). Our Mission Statement and Goals line up with CLTA-US.
CLTA-OR promotes the study of Chinese language and culture in an international context. Given the importance of the Chinese speaking world and its global cultural, social, economic, and political impact, our mission is to promote the Chinese language as a tool for communication worldwide. As a professional organization, CLTA-OR represents Chinese language teachers in all educational settings in the state of Oregon. It supports establishing and sustaining quality Chinese programs, K-16 articulation, teacher education, and professional development, and research relating to all aspects of teaching and learning about Chinese languages and cultures. The Association is committed to providing leadership, scholarship, and service to its members and to all sectors of society.
Provide leadership to expand the capacity for high quality and sustainable Chinese language learning and teaching in the State of Oregon.
Develop, improve, and strengthen the Chinese language and culture instruction.
Establish a forum for exchanging information, expertise, ideas, experiences, and materials.
Enhance the growth of the organization via professional service to the field.
Foster quality scholarship based on theoretical and empirical research.
俄勒冈州中文教师学会 (Chinese Language Teachers Association -- Oregon) 隶属于美国中文教师学会 (Chinese Language Teachers Association，USA)，分享其办会宗旨与目标，是一个为本州各层面中文教师服务的非营利性组织。