June 23, 2014 - June 25, 2014Summer Teacher Institute: Energy and the Global Environment
Learn and discuss how concerns over energy scarcity and energy sustainability can be translated into creative classroom instruction.
May 21, 2014Teacher Appreciation Night
An evening of fun at the Oriental Institute Museum to celebrate area teachers!
April 25, 2014Before the Arab Spring: Constitutionalist Reform in the Middle East
An Educator Workshop on Middle East Politics
November 1, 20136th Annual Chicago International Education Conference
Morning presentations by Jenny Buccos and Adar Cohen set the tone for a day of exploration and reflection.
July 9, 2013 - July 11, 20132013 Summer Teacher Institute
This interdisciplinary 3-day institute explored the challenges involved in understanding and responding to natural disasters around the globe.
April 20, 2013Teaching About Islam in Global Perspective
A full-day educator workshop to clarify and enhance discussion of Islam and Muslims in world history, world geography or world religions courses.
November 9, 20125th Annual Chicago International Education Conference
Julia de la Torre's keynote opened a day of activities focused on bringing global education into Chicago classrooms.
June 11, 2012Global Public Health
A North Central College Faculty Workshop Hosted by CIS and the Global Health Initiative
June 2, 2012Teaching about Chicago’s Families, Cultures, & Communities II
This workshop offered interactive curriculum discussions of “Chicago Today.”
May 14, 2012The Common Core: Getting There Globally
A professional development workshop designed to provide resources for globally-minded educators.