Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University

CI at SF State Unveiled the Fourth Confucius Classroom in Sacramento

Sacramento, October 3, 2014

       Confucius Institute at SF State set up the fourth Confucius Classroom in the Capital City of California – Sacramento. A grand inauguration ceremony for the Confucius Classroom at Natomas Charter School (NCS) was held on October 3, 2014. Over four hundred people attended the ceremony for establishing this Confucius Classroom on campus of NCS. The ceremony was followed by a fantastic performance of “Chinese Dream – Kung Fu Show” by the performing troupe from Capital University of Physical Education and Sports.
       The ceremony was hosted by Dr. Ting Sun, Executive Director and Co-founder of NCS. 50 VIPs attending the reception and the performance included Education Counselor Jun Yang from Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, CI at SF State directors and faculty, representatives from fellow Confucius Classrooms in Northern California, local school superintendents and principals, business leaders and executives.
       Natomas Charter School is a public school. It was approved in the spring of 1993 and began operation in the fall of 1993. NCS provides K-12 students with the opportunity to develop unique interests, uncover hidden talents, experience satisfaction in accomplishments, gain a sense of responsibility, and pursue education as a way of life through educational programs tailored to their own specific needs.


 

Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University

旧金山州立大学孔子学院第四所孔子课堂在加州州府揭牌

——纳托马斯特许学校孔子课堂成立

        10月3日,旧金山州大孔院下属的第四所孔子课堂——位于加州州府沙加缅度的纳托马斯特许学校举行隆重的揭幕仪式。中国驻旧金山总领馆教育参赞杨军,全体旧金山州大孔院教师,当地教育学监、中小学校长、中文教师、社区民众及该校师生代表等400多人出席了揭牌仪式。首都体育学院赴美“中国梦 功夫行”艺术巡演团应邀带来了精彩的庆祝演出。
        揭牌仪式前,谢家新院长与中方院长吴成年老师代表国家汉办与孔院总部向孔子课堂赠送了文化用品套装。

        揭牌仪式由该校校长孙兰婷博士主持。谢家新院长、杨军参赞、当地学监、首体巡演团团长王尚忠副校长等嘉宾先后致辞,祝贺纳托马斯特许学校孔子课堂的正式成立,并预祝该校的中文教学取得更大的成绩。当杨军参赞与纳托马斯的学监共同揭开覆盖在“孔子课堂”牌匾上的红丝绸时,现场响起了持久不息的掌声。
        在揭牌仪式后,纳托马斯特许学校的学生芭蕾舞团、合唱团与首体巡演团合作,为现场观众带来了精彩的艺术享受,当晚的学校演出剧场座无虚席,掌声阵阵。
        纳托马斯特许学校的高中排在美国加州前10%、在加州州府排名前十,97%的高中毕业生进入四年制大学、90%的高中毕业生进入加州大学。该校是一所注重艺术教育,为学生提供多种教育选择,在当地很有影响、特色鲜明的优质公立学校,学生的多才多艺给观众留下深刻的印象。孙兰婷校长很重视该校的中文教学,在中文教学的起步阶段,就专门聘请了一位全职、专业的中文教师,孔子课堂的成立给该校的中文教学带来了新的契机,她对该校未来中文教学的蓬勃发展充满信心与期待。
(旧金山州大孔院)