CLERC PD Overview


Chinese Language Education & Research Center (CLERC) Professional Development (PD) Workshops/Webinars set a standard for high quality learning opportunities. Our program is specifically designed and developed to inspire and energize Chinese language educators in the United States to grow as a Chinese language education professional. Led by experts in the field of Chinese language and culture education, many being nationally and internationally known authorities, our program delivers new insights and proven successful  teaching methods that you can use right away.


Starting from 2014, the majority of CLERC PD workshops have been delivered by the format of webinar, A few are delivered simultaneously by both formats of workshop and webinar. Participants can choose to attend our programs either onsite or online. The webinars are also available to purchase for archived access.

Our PD workshop & webinar is now reaching far beyond the geographical boundary of the U.S. West Coast and becoming a well-known national educational event. Meeting your continuing education needs has never been this easy.


  • Most current and popular topics
  • Going deep on one topic by offering a series of sessions
  • Leading by well-known experts on certain topics
  • Cutting edge techniques thrived from solid theories
  • Proven skills that you can use right away
  • Certificates offered on complete participation
  • All year round, and all scheduled on weekends


For the past 17 years, this non-for-profit program has witnessed rapid expansion of Chinese language education in the U.S. since CLERC launched its first workshop in 1997. Thousands of educators and administrators in this field have significantly benefited from our workshops, webinars, seminars, lectures and courses.

For PD workshops/webinars information, please visit the Upcoming Events and Archived Resources on our website.

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