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About the College Board's Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives

The College Board launched the Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives to help support the growth of Chinese education in U.S. schools and to build a solid foundation for the AP Chinese program. We offer programs to serve schools, administrators, and teachers.

Chinese Guest Teacher Program

Bring native speakers and authentic cultural resources to your school and community. Through this program, you can host an experienced language teacher from China for one to three years. The Chinese Guest Teacher Program allows U.S. accredited K–12 schools and districts to start or expand Chinese programs efficiently and affordably.

2019 National Chinese Language Conference

May 9–11, 2019
San Diego, CA

Co-organized by the College Board and Asia Society, the National Chinese Language Conference is a must-attend event if you aim to build a high-quality Chinese program, seek ways to integrate Chinese language and culture across the curriculum and want to foster students' global competence. Learn more.

Chinese Bridge Delegation to China

Join K–12 leaders from across the U.S. on a delegation visit to China. During this program, you will visit schools, meet Chinese educators and students, and participate in partnership-building activities. Learn about best practices, gather resources, experience Chinese culture and more.


The Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives are made possible through a collaboration with Hanban. For program inquiries or to be added to our mailing list to receive updates, please click the link at right under "Contact Us" to send us your contact information. For questions, please contact [email protected].