TEMI Membership Application & Renewal

TEMI is a community of committed teachers, administrators and organizations involved with teaching English in Japan from the preschool and elementary school level all the way to junior high, high school, university and adults. It was founded by Helene Jarmol Uchida, a veteran English teacher from New York who believes that “kokoro” is missing in Japan’s English education system. Won’t you join us?

Membership Types

TEMI membership is registered on a yearly basis. 

Membership Yearly Fee
TEMI Members 3,000 yen

Member Benefits

TEMI Members are entitled to the following benefits:

  • 20% discount on Little America Mail Order purchases
  • 10% discount on Fukuoka TEMI seminars
  • 20% discount for Little America lessons
  • Receipt of our TEMI Gratitude Journal every December (True classroom stories by TEMI Teachers)
  • 20% discount for TEMI consultations with Founders:
  • Helene J Uchida in English/Sohei Uchida in Japanese *
  • FREE Access to LIVE TEMI conferences held 3 times a year (to be announced)
  • TEMI Teachers’ students can join Little America one-week Summer School


  • Eligibility for TEMI Teacher of the Year Award
    (applications accepted each August/Announcement in January)
  • Little America bilingual GAME KIT: How to play most popular EFL games
  • Advance notification of new Little America products and bargain sales
  • Inclusion in TEMI Teacher’s Network, which helps TEMI teachers find other TEMI teachers when their students relocate to another area in Japan


    *Required information

    New RegistrationRenewal
    Annual TEMI Membership fee: 3,000 Yen/YearAutomatic renewal plan for continuing members: 2,000 Yen/Year
    Please transfer your payment to: Eigokyojuho Kenkyukai 1) Nishinippon City Bank, Ozasa Branch Saving account 1057062 2) Yucho Bank, Symbol 17490 Number 19503301 Nonprofit Organization Teaching English Method Institute 3-6-21 Ozasa, Chuo-ku Fukuoka, Japan 810-0033 Phone: 092-521-8826 Fax: 092-521-2288