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Summer Institute for Teachers
June 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am - June 20, 2018 @ 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
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 global topics, including Transnational Threats, National Security and Counterterrorism, the European Union, Brexit, Russia, and Human Trafficking.
Dr. Seth G. Jones,
Director, Transnational Threats Project
Senior Adviser, International Security Program,
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Dr. Mary C. Burke, Project to End Human Trafficking and Carlow University
Dr. John R. Cencich, Department of Criminal Justice, California University of Pennsylvania
William J. Crowley, Esq., Department of Justice, Law and Security, La Roche College
Dr. Sean Guillory, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. David Rossbach, Political Science Department, Chatham University
Brett W. Whittenberger, Department of Justice, Law and Security, La Roche College
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.
- Enhance curricula to support a greater understanding of global issues.
- Earn Act 48 credit.
Who Should Attend?
- Middle through high school teachers from all content areas
- Curriculum specialists
- Pre-service teachers and education faculty
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.