Chinese Cultural and Educational Association

Chinese Language School


CCEA Chinese Language School in Skokie, IL was founded by a group of Chinese families in northern Chicago in 1968. We teach traditional Chinese characters, and we have language and culture classes for all ages. 


Remote learning continues

Due to the severity of the COVID-19 situation in our community, we have decided to continue our remote instruction for the 2020~2021 school year. Kindergarten, dance, art and Erhu classes will not resume until students and teachers can safely return for in-person instruction. 


We appreciate your patience during this evolving situation and will keep you informed of any new developments.

First day of school for 2020~2021 school year is 9/12. 

There are some changes in the registration process this year. Pleases visit the Registration page for more details.

Explore classes offered this year

See the complete list of our language and culture classes.

2019 Midwest Chinese Culture series - Chinese Culture and Arts Exhibit was held at CCEA from 1:30 to 4:00 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2019. Exhibitions included Chinese painting, calligraphy and chess, abacus,paper folding, Chinese knot, Chinese paper dolls and folk dance.

2019 Double-Tenth day celebration - T-shirt design exhibit

CCEA students' design on display at the exhibit held by Midwest Chinese School Association in celebration of the National day of Taiwan.

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8141 Kedvale Avenue, Skokie, IL 60076