CAS Executive Director Danielle Rocheleau Salaz wins Employee of the Year Award


Danielle Salaz has been awarded the College of Arts and Sciences Employee of the Year award for 2023. She was recognized for her innovation, problem solving skills, and proactive investment in the success of the Center for Asian Studies and the College as a whole. As one nominator put it: “Much of (the success of the Center) is due to Danielle’s commitment to excellence, her exceptional work habits, her high level of knowledge and initiative, and her consistently positive attitude.”
Congratulations Danielle!

Teaching East Asia Hiring Professional Research Assistant

The Program for Teaching East Asia at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Asian Studies invites applications for a part-time (60%) Staff Assistant with background in East Asian studies and K-12 education. 

The Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) is a grant-funded program with the mission of facilitating and enhancing the study of East Asia and international education in K-12 curricula in schools nationwide. TEA conducts research on the state of the field; assesses national, state, and local district needs; and designs, delivers, and evaluates programs to address these needs. TEA programs bridge the gap between scholarly research in the field and the K-12 curriculum. Towards this end, TEA works with diverse groups of Asian studies specialists within and beyond the university, professional organizations, school districts, and teachers. This position reports to the TEA Director and/or project PIs as appropriate, and contributes substantively to TEA’s research, curriculum development, and teacher professional development projects.

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