Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute 2017

The Foreign Policy Association seeks high school teachers with demonstrated commitment to international education to take part in its annual Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute.  Teachers chosen will reflect diverse geographic and demographic high schools from around the continent and will be chosen on a competitive basis.  Join us for three days of:

  • Strengthening skills in teaching global affairs
  • Exploring ways to expand international studies in the classroom
  • Building professional support networks
  • Developing International Studies curricula

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APPLICATION PROCESS:

High school educators accepted to the Institute pay no fee for the program, accommodations, or meals.**

Participants will also receive a reimbursement of up to $300 for travel expenses.


Space is limited and applicants are chosen on a highly competitive basis. Please give as much detail as possible in your answers.

 

For additional information contact Adam Camiolo: acamiolo@fpa.org 

 

** Hotel accommodations provided to educators outside the tri-state area only.

 

Application Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

Applicants will be notified by Friday, May 5, 2017

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2017 GDTI FLYER

 

The 2017 Institute will include: 

  • Introduction to FPA’s current Great Decisions teaching materials and resources 

  • Presentations on teaching global challenges featured in Great Decisions materials 

  • Authoritative briefings on global issues from experts and policymakers

  • Workshops and curriculum development sessions with Master Teachers
     

The 2017 Topics:

·         The European Union

·         International Trade

·         China’s Maritime Build-Up

·         Saudi Arabia

·         The Geopolitics of Oil

·         Latin America

·         Afghanistan

·         Nuclear Security

Download a sample schedule

 

With 99 years of experience in developing nonpartisan, accessible, engaging learning programs, the Foreign Policy Association welcomes applicants to the Twelfth annual Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute.