SDC 2015: Registration

This is a reminder that this year’s Skill Development Conference (SDC) will be held on Thursday, November 12th and Friday, November 13th.

The registration paperwork for SDC has been sent out to all the schools, BOEs and education offices and should arrive this week.  Included in the materials sent to your schools you will find the official letter, workshop descriptions and the workshop sign-up form.  Please fill out the form and have your coordinator/BOEs return it to us as soon as you can.

The deadline to register is Friday, October 16th for all ALTs and JTEs.

Thank you for your cooperation! Please let one of your PAs know if you have any questions or concerns.

Typhoon Dujuan

Typhoon Dujuan (台風第21号 taifuu dai ni jyuu ichi gou) is currently approaching Okinawa from the southeast. It is forecasted to pass by Ishigaki and Miyako area this Sunday, September 27th bringing rain and strong winds. Depending on the trajectory of the typhoon over the next two days, there is a chance the effects of  Typhoon Dujuan may extend to mainland Okinawa as well.

If you are in the affected regions, please take all precautions to secure your own safety. Secure or clear your balcony of any loose items or objects that may be blown away by the storm.

You can keep track of the Typhoon at:
http://www.usno.navy.mil/JTWC/
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/typh/1521.html
http://english.wunderground.com/tropical/tracking/wp201521.html