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Arizona-New Mexico Regional Global Teaching Dialogue

  The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Center for Latin American Studies (LAS), and the U.S. State Department's Bureau of  Education and Cultural Affairs present:

"Arizona-New Mexico Regional Global Teaching Dialogue: Resources and Opportunities for K-12 Educators" 

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Description:

The purpose of this program is to engage elementary and secondary educators in a regional dialogue about globalizing their schools and classrooms. The program will describe funded opportunities for K-12 educators and free resources for their classrooms so that they and their students can become more educated about the world around us.

Location:  The University of Arizona Student Union, two different rooms (participants to be assigned later)

Cost: Free and includes lunch
 
Date: Saturday, September 28
 
Registration: Click on the link at the bottom of the page to register.
 
Participating teachers will receive a certificate for 6 professional development hours.
 

Schedule:

Saturday, September 28:

9:00 – 9:30: Registration - all participants...

9:30 – 10:00: Introductions           

10:00 – 11:00: Importance and Challenges in Teaching about the World. Discussion - program leaders and teacher-participants.

11:00 – 11:10: Break

11:10 – 12:10:
Room 1: Department of State Exchange Opportunities. Betsy Devlin-Folz (U.S. State Dept.) and teacher exchange alumni panel
Room 2: Important Issues/Resources in Teaching about Latin America. Clea Conlin, LAS
 
12:10 – 1:10:  Lunch and Networking
 
1:10 – 2:10:
Room 1: Important Issues/Resources in Teaching about the Middle East. Lisa Adeli, CMES
Room 2: Department of State Exchange Opportunities. Betsy Devlin-Folz (U.S. State Dept.) and teacher exchange alumni panel
 
2:10 – 2:20: Break  
 
2:20 – 3:20: 
Room 1: Important Issues/Resources in Teaching about Latin America. Clea Conlin, LAS
Room 2: Important Issues/Resources in Teaching about the Middle East. Lisa Adeli, CMES
 
3:20 – 4:00: Wrap-up: Questions, discussion, evaluation, distribution of PD certificates
 
(4:30 - 8:00: Continued discussion and dinner for International Studies Teacher Ambassadors only.)
 
Note: This project was made possible by an award sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX. The views and information presented are the grantee's own and do not represent the U.S. Department of State, or IREX. 
 
To register for the conference: 

Fill out the form by CLICKING HERE , and then email it to: adeli@email.arizona.edu