Member Profile

Takako Shigehisa

Takako Shigehisa


Takako Shigehisa is a Peer Reviewer



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Skills & Interests

  • Arts / Music (Intermediate)
    Classical/Jazz piano
  • Arts / Dance (Intermediate)
    Mad hot ballroom!
  • Science and Technology (Beginner)
    Design and develop websites incorporating audio and visual instructional materials. Utilize website development software such as Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, Flash 8, Firework 8, Captivate, and Adobe Photo shop CS 2


  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Teachers of Japanese
    Webmaster 06/2011 – Current
  • Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Member 12/2005 – Current
  • Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages
    Member 09/2005 – Current

Education History

  • Master of Arts East Asian Studies (12/2002)
    Indiana University


  • Japanese
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • NVCC Educational Foundation Grant (02/2008)
    to develope an on-line archive of Japanese instructional films.
  • NVCC Alumni Federation Faculty of the Year Award (04/2005)



  • Assistant Dean, World Languages (12/2007 – Current) Northern Virginia Community College
  • Assistant Professor of Japanese (06/2004 – 06/2010) Northern Virginia Community College