About Asian Studies Collaborative

The Asian Studies Collaborative (ASC) supports educators in their efforts to incorporate Asian Language and Culture into the K-12 curriculum.  Please visit the ASC website to read more about the collaborative. You can view a video about the mission of Asian Studies collaborative here. Be sure to read the blogs written by our guest teachers from China.

The Guest Scholar Program for Mandarin Language Teachers

The Guest Scholar Program which is offered jointly by the BCIU and The Confucius Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, is designed to bring teachers of Mandarin Chinese to the region. The guest scholars are master's degree candidates at Wuhan University, China, and their major is teaching Mandarin Chinese to non-native speakers. Currently there are 8 Guest Scholars serving regional schools.  For more information about the Guest Scholar Program go here.