Member Benefits

Being a member of NanKyu JALT entitles you to certain benefits and resources. Click the categories below for more detailed information.

Financial Assistance

PD & Networking


  • Publications Review
  • Career Development

JALT Member Benefits

As a member of JALT you receive:

  • JALT's bimonthly magazine, The Language Teacher, which includes feature articles, teaching tips, book reviews, meeting and conference announcements, and job advertisements.
  • JALT Journal, our research journal, which contains practical and theoretical articles, research reports and book reviews.
  • Member-rate admission to JALT conferences, including the annual international conference, as well as advance conference information.
  • The chance to join one of JALT's Special Interest Groups. You can join a community that shares your academic interest, help the SIG produce its publications and put on events, and get to know some great people.
  • Free or discounted admission to Chapter and SIG events.
  • Discounts at JALT's Apple Store (note: English support for JALT discount orders is not readily available. Please be prepared to order using Japanese).
  • The opportunity to learn new skills and make new friends as you work on interesting projects with other JALT members - JALT activities, from the planning and holding of Chapter or SIG events, the producing of a JALT or SIG publication, and the planning or managing of our conferences, are all made possible by our volunteers.
  • For example, if you want to get started in publications, check out the JALT Pubs website:
  • JALT Publications Recruiting. You can also contact a Chapter or SIG, or send a message to volunteer (at) for more advice on how to get involved in JALT.

In short, becoming a JALT member puts you in touch with thousands of dedicated language teaching professionals and expands your opportunities to grow as a member of the educational community. We invite you to take the chance to develop professionally, and help other teachers with their professional development, by joining JALT today!

Not a member?

If you aren't a member already, you can sign up in a few easy clicks. Just follow the link to JALT's Membership Application, and select NanKyu when prompted to select a chapter. Alternatively, you can speak with one of our officers directly or send them an email at the addresses listed here.