Teachers or prospective teachers who are seeking certification to teach Chinese in elementary and secondary schools can be enrolled in this 14-month program. It includes one month of immersion study in China, one year of distance learning with weekend meetings, and one month of study at Alfred. CIAU will start its Chinese Language Teachers’ Certification Program in 2011. Right now, CIAU has discussed with the school districts it is cooperating with and has gained support from all the school districts.