Prof. Jun Da
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
CLTA Web Developer
Mr. Alan Peterka
Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA
The CLTA Web Team currently consists of the following CLTA officers and Directors: CLTA Webmaster, Immediate Past President, Vice President, Journal Editor, Newsletter Editor, plus one member at large from the CLTA Board of Directors. Completing the regular team is our CLTA Web Assistant, Alan Peterka, who has served the association in this capacity since autumn 1997, in the development of a CLTA website, then hosted by the College of Humanities at the Ohio State University.
The bamboo image — the prominent image on the CLTA home page design that also serves as the background image on the main pages — was scanned and prepared by Dr. Shunde Jin in 1996. The image is from the bamboo painting by Charles Chi-jung Chu (1918-2008) that also graces the covers of the Journal and Newsletter of the Chinese Language Teachers Association.
The CLTA Home Page was officially launched on 20 January 1998 by the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (Chinese name: 美國中文教師學會 / 美国中文教师学会). From its inception in December 1997 to July 2007, the CLTA website was generously hosted and supported by the College of Humanities at The Ohio State University. With the migration to the current web server during July 2007 completed, effective 1 August 2007, the official website for the Chinese Language Teachers Association will now be CLTA-US.ORG.