Mar 4

CLAIR Magazine “JET Plaza” Series: Jessyca Wilcox Livingston (Hokkaido)

Each month, current and former JET participants are featured in the “JET Plaza” section of the CLAIR Forum magazine. The March 2012 edition includes an article by JET alumn Jessyca Wilcox. Posted by Celine Castex (Chiba-ken, 2006-11), currently programme coordinator at CLAIR Tokyo. *********** As the daughter of parents in the State Department, Jessyca (Wilcox) […]


Jan 4

Job: Executive Director – Japan-America Society of Central Ohio (Ohio, US)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow, an ALT currently living in Toyota City. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. Position: Executive Director Posted by: Japan-America Society of Central Ohio Location: Dublin, OH Contract: Full-time Thanks to JETAA USA Board member Jessyca Livingston for passing this along. The Japan-America Society of Central Ohio seeks an Executive Director […]


Aug 17

JETAA USA Quarterly Report – Q1 for 2013-14

What’s going on with JETAA chapters in the US?  Below is the latest Quarterly Report from the JETAA USA Country Representatives: Dear JETAA USA Chapter Officers, Our Q1 CR quarterly report for 2013-2014 is now available here (and also posted below). Please note this report may seem a bit dated as it covers April-June of this year. […]


Feb 1

JET Alumni Invited to Apply to Teach For America

Note:  The below announcement resulted from a discussion between JETAA USA Board of Advisors member Jessyca Livingston (Hokkaido, 2003-06) and Christie Clark of Teach For America after they realized there have been a significant number of JETs who have done TFA and vice-versa.  (e.g., It turns out that current AJET Chair Mark Noizumi is a TFA alum.) […]


Dec 14

State of Colorado recognizes contributions of JET alumni to Colorado-Japan relationship

Written by JETAA USA Board of Advisors member Jessyca Livingston who also serves as the JET Coordinator at the Consulate in Denver: The Consulate General of Japan and Consul-General Ono recently hosted the 2012 National Day Reception. Rocky Mountain JET Alumni Association Executive Officers and Board Members were among the invitees along with other Japanese […]


Nov 3

JQ Magazine: 2012 JETAA National Conference in San Francisco Recap

  By Pam Kavalam (Shiga-ken, 2007-09) for JQ magazine. Pam is Secretary of the JET Alumni Association of New York (JETAANY) and a participant at this year’s National Conference. Thursday, Oct. 25 Hosted by the JETAA Northern California (JETAANC) chapter, the conference kicked off with a “reception” at Off the Grid, a collection of gourmet […]


Oct 30

Update 11/10/10: Had a nice email exchange with Carlo Capua (Niigata-ken, 2000-02) who is on the Board of Directors for Sister Cities International, a global network of 2000+ cities who do exchanges with each other at different levels – teacher, humanitarian, governmental, elected official, etc.  According to Carlo, SCI is in almost 200 countries around […]


Nov 16

    By C-M Daeley (Saga-ken, 2008-2011) for JQ magazine. C-M is a poet, rap lyricist, and travel enthusiast currently working as an English teacher in Tokyo. For a look at some of his other writing, poetry and lyrics, check out his blog at http://spikedaeley.wordpress.com. With today’s 24-hour global news cycle, it is sometimes difficult to […]


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