July 2023 Understanding Islam and Muslims at Dar al-Islam
Dar al Islam is pleased to offer our 34th annual residential Teachers’ Institute. Participants will learn about the depth and breadth of Islamic faith, Practice, History and culture from university-level content experts. Participants will also engage with curricular resources to teach about Islam in social studies, religion or world history classes. Finally, participants will utilize Institute materials and collaborate on a final project that lends itself for immediate use in their classrooms. The Teachers’ Institute is FREE!! Participants pay only their round trip travel expenses. Apply Now! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 15th with priority given to those submitted by April 1st.
June 2021 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan
12 K-12 educators and community college educators will travel to Central Asia for a 4-week summer program studying Persianate cultures and their interaction with Turkic cultures.
June 2020 - postponed until June 2021 - Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Jordan
14 K-12 educators and community college educators will travel to Jordan for a 4-week summer program.
August 2019 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Faculty - Middle Eastern Millennials through Literature, Culture, and Media
28 college and university faculty will participate in a 1-week summer institute at the University of Arizona. Applications now closed.
June 2019 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Morocco
9 K-12 educators and 3 community college educators will travel to Morocco for a 4-week summer program. Applications now closed.
Summer 2018 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
6 high school and 6 college educators from rural Arizona and New Mexico traveled to Kazakhstan and Uzekistan for a 4-week summer program.
Summer 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Bosnia and Albania
7 educators from Maricopa Community College and 7 Arizona high school teachers traveled to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Albania for a 4-week summer program.
Summer 2016 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Oman and Zanzibar
12 K-12 educators will travel to Oman and Zanzibar for a 4-week summer program.
Summer 2015 2-Week Educators' Program to Bosnia-Herzegovina
This trip is not cost-subsidized, but we've tried to keep costs low. K-14 educators (full or part-time; pre-service, currently teaching, or retired; classroom teachers or those in other educational positions) are all eligible to participate.
Summer Travel/Study Opportunities across the Nation - and the World
We offer a great list of summer travel/study opportunities compiled by master teachers Wendy Harris of St. Paul, MN, and Laura West of Hot Springs, AR. The list is of 2012 opportunites; however, it gives you a starting place for upcoming programs.