Sunday, April 13, 2008

We're going to Japan

I was accepted as an ALT (Assistant Language Teacher) for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program. Many details are not worked out just yet, but a few things are certain. I will be departing for Japan on July 26th from Houston for an orientation in Tokyo. Tyler will be coming over a week or two after I arrive and things have settled. We do not know where we will be living until mid to late May, but chances are we will be in a rural area. We will try to find work for Tyler once we find out where we are placed and/or when we arrive Japan.

You can read through the "JET Handbook 2008" link if you want to get an idea of what we will be experiencing in preparation for our departure.