Workshops for Teachers

Teachers_copy1.gifAll-day programs focusing on timely, critical international issues with national and international experts, in-depth discussions, informative small-group sessions, and lesson plan design. 

Workshops are approved for Act 48 professional credit.

A sampling of past workshops:

  • The European Union: Institutions, Players, and Global Impact
  • Asia and the Changing Global Economy
  • Religion and Politics in the Middle East
  • East Asia in Transition
  • Understanding the Diversity of the Arab World
  • The U.S. and International Organizations: New Challenges in a Changed World
  • The Islamic World: Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics

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Teacher In-Service Programs

Upon the request of schools, school districts, or intermediate units, the Council has provided speakers and activities to supplement various in-service programs.

"World in Transition" Teacher Workshops

Teacher-based training workshops in collaboration with the Southern Center for International Studies (SCIS), as an initiative of the World Affairs Councils of America.  These workshops help provide teachers with up-to-date information, materials, resources, and ideas for teaching about contemporary global issues.  Each participant receives materials from The World in Transition multimedia educational series developed by SCIS.

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