Category: Group Programs

ACEJ Advisor Visits Central Office

ACEJ Advisor Ms. Yoshiko Yamashita visited the A.C.E. Central office and A.C.E. Language Institute at SPU on February 24-25, 2014.  Ms. Yamashita observed classes with the visiting group of students from Mie University, Japan. During their 5-week program, the Mie…

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A.C.E. Celebrates 40 Years of Making the World Your Community!

Happy Birthday A.C.E.! It has been an exciting 40 years of Making the World Your Community by creating new connections, facilitating learning, and building interpersonal networks among people of different languages, cultural backgrounds and communities. A very warm”Thank you!” to…

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A.C.E. Group Program Highlight: Eiken Foundation of Japan English Teacher Trainees

The Eiken Foundation of Japan is the country’s leading testing organization evaluating English proficiency.  The non-profit has made recent forays into elementary curriculum development including external training in international locations, prompted especially by the advent of standard  English instruction in…

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A.C.E. Summer Step in Multicultural Career to Three Young Professionals

The A.C.E. Language Institute at Seattle Pacific University is a bustling hub of activity during the city’s gorgeous summer months.  The swell of Group Programs and college prep ESL students requires expert staff capable of handling multiculturalism and with strong…

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Korean K-12 Models and Global Foreign Language Education: A.C.E. and GILI Summer Symposium

In Summer 2009 with support from the Ministry of Education of Gangwon Province of Korea, Gangwon International Language Institute (GILI), Associates in Cultural Exchange (A.C.E.), and Seattle Pacific University (SPU) began collaborating on a unique cross-cultural teacher education program whereby…

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