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Summer Institute for Teachers

June 19 @ 8:30 am - June 20 @ 2:30 pm

21st Annual Summer Institute for Teachers
New Global Challenges: Perspectives in 2018

Tuesday, June 19 – Wednesday, June 20, 2018
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Duquesne University

Will today’s students be prepared to face global challenges and opportunities? The World Affairs Council’s Summer Institute provides educators with new content and tools to prepare students for an interdependent and rapidly changing world. The 2018 Institute will feature briefings by experts on various topics, such as: the European Union; Russia; National Security; and Human Trafficking.

Keynote Presenter

Dr. Seth Jones, 
Director, Transnational Threats Project
Senior Adviser, International Security Program,
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Who Should Attend?

  • Middle through high school teachers from all content areas
  • Administrators
  • Curriculum specialists

Benefits of Attending

  • Get the training and the resources you need to help your students understand today’s ever-changing global realities.
  • Connect with professionals in the field.
  • Develop and enhance curricula to support a greater understanding of global issues.
  • Earn Act 48 credit.

$40 registration fee. Breakfast and lunch are included on both days.

Please contact Annie Prucey, Vice President for Global Education, at 412-281-7970 or via email at

The Summer Institute for Teachers is made possible in part through the generous support of the Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of The Buhl Foundation.


June 19 @ 8:30 am
June 20 @ 2:30 pm
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Duquesne University Bayer Center
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282 United States
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