Asian Studies Outreach Program
Library & In-Service Programs for Vermont Educators
The program is designed for educators from kindergarten through grade 12. It provides a broad overview of the history of Asian countries, including an examination of political, economic, social and cultural characteristics.
Visit the ASOP library.
Overseas Programs for Vermont Educators
This program will provide opportunities for Vermont teachers to explore various aspects of an Asian country, such as history, politics, economy, and education, through lectures, workshops, and field trips. In summer 2015, the Institute on Japan and Its Cultures will provide 10 Vermont educators with the opportunity to learn about and travel to Japan.
Programs for High School Students
Co-sponsored with the Governor's Institute of Vermont (GIV), the Governor's Institute on Asian Cultures (GIAC)program assists high school students in studying Asia beyond their school curriculum.
The students selected to be in the GIAC Vermont program will study Asian cultures with university professors during the summer. Students who complete the GIAC Vermont program can apply to study in China the following summer.