OverviewBringing Japan to Schools and Communities Nationwide
Education Program sparks interest in Japan through a suite of family, school and educators programs. Our interactive website, About Japan: a Teacher’s Resource, and social networking site for students, Going Global, provide educational tools and connect classrooms throughout the world.
StaffJeffrey Miller, Director, Education and Family Programs
Kazuko Minamoto, Deputy Director, Education and Family Programs
Yumi Nagasawa, Education Associate
Owen Rojek, Education Associate
As an educational leader in the United States and Japan for more than 20 years, Jeffrey brings to Japan Society significant skills and experience in the areas of program and curriculum development and implementation, teacher training programs and mentoring, staff and student counseling, as well as donor cultivation and development. Previously, Jeffrey was Grammar School Dean at The Ambrose School in Boise, Idaho and he also served as the school’s Upper School Dean, and Director of Development. Prior to that, he was Headmaster at Covenant Christian Academy in New Mexico. He has taught at Boise State University, as well as kindergarten through adult learners, in both English and Japanese, including immersion classes in the Ysleta School District in El Paso, Texas. Jeffrey received an M.A. in Advanced Japanese Studies at the University of Sheffield in England, and a B.A. in Liberal Studies at California State University.