Michael L. Kluemperserved as a board member for the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers from 2001û08, and has worked on national task forces for the implementation of a Japanese AP course. He lives in Louisville, KY. Lisa Berksonwas honored by the Association of Indiana Teachers of Japanese as the language teacher of the year in 2007. She currently teaches Japanese and Chinese language classes at Dobson High School in Mesa, AZ. Nathan Pattonteaches Japanese language at Scott County High School in Georgetown, KY where he serves as Chair of the World Language Department. Nobuko Pattonhas taught Japanese at the University of Kentucky, Georgetown College and Jessie Clark Middle School in Lexington, KY. She lives in Kentucky.