Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State:
"The programs that the [Pittsburgh] Council provides to its students are really exemplary. It is extremely important that we involve our young people in foreign affairs, and I want to thank you for what you are doing in that regard."
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17th Annual Summer Institute for Teachers - Teaching Contemporary Global Issues
June 24-26, 2014
June 24, 2014
The Institute is a three-day workshop which consists of presentations on contemporary world affairs, small group problem solving exercises, and lesson-planning sessions with direct application to your curriculum.
Summer Seminar on Global Issues
July 7-18, 2014
July 7, 2014
The Summer Seminar on Global Issues is designed to help students understand and think critically about their world—and the various issues, connections, and perspectives within it. Created for students entering their junior or senior year in high school, this innovative program is a two-week, interactive course focusing on both contemporary global issues and critical language skills.
International Affairs Education Programs
For 40 years, the Council's emphasis has been in serving this region's secondary schools.
A national award-winning school outreach program, the International Affairs Education Program continues to serve approximately 275 schools in Western Pennsylvania.
The mission of the International Affairs Education Program is to promote, among secondary school students and teachers in the region:
Programs encompass a variety of formats, including visits to schools by experts and policy practitioners, briefings on topical issues, after-school seminars, day-long workshops for teachers and students, and intensive week-long summer institutes.