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 geographicly and demographicly diverse high schools from around the continent and will be chosen on a competitive basis. Join us for four 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.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
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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
· Nuclear Security
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.