Now 2 LAUSD Salary Points and up to 6 USC Continuing Education Units Available!

* Update as of Tue, Apr 2: Seminar participants will now be given the chance to earn 2 LAUSD Salary Points or up to 6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)! Just like in previous years, all participants will be expected to participate in all 5 days of the seminar, complete the daily seminar survey during the seminar week, and submit a lesson plan based on what they have learned from the seminar. These tasks will qualify them for 1 LAUSD Salary Point or 3 CEUs, but this year, 2 LAUSD Salary Points or 6 CEUs will be available if participants also complete the 60 hours worth of homework assignment in the link below by August 1.  Click the link to download the Word document.

All applicants, please register via Eventbrite:

Then, mail a $50 refundable check to reserve your spot. This is our Seat Reservation Policy / Holding Deposit. All applicants must mail a refundable deposit of $50 in a form of check. The check will be returned to you on the last day of the seminar, upon your completion of the full 5-day seminar.

  • Please make checks payable to: National Korean Studies Seminar
    And mail it to:
    Sung Kim
    16156 High Tor Dr.
    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

If you are applying for the fellowship, you must also submit a completed action plan form. Please click here for the form: 2019 fellowship action plan

Fellowship is for those who reside 40-miles outside of Los Angeles and would like to have their hotel expenses paid for during the week of the seminar. Fellowship application is due Friday, March 15. Fellowship selections will be announced via email by Saturday, March 30.

  • For inquiries, please contact Jini Shim at

Thank you very much!