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Upcoming Educator Workshops

April 25, 2014

Before the Arab Spring: Constitutionalist Reform in the Middle East

An Educator Workshop on Middle East Politics

May 21, 2014

Teacher Appreciation Night

An evening of fun at the Oriental Institute Museum to celebrate area teachers!

Past Workshops


November 1, 2013

6th 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, 2013

2013 Summer Teacher Institute

This interdisciplinary 3-day institute will explore the challenges involved in understanding and responding to natural disasters around the globe.

April 20, 2013

Teaching 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, 2012

5th 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, 2012

Global Public Health

A North Central College Faculty Workshop Hosted by CIS and the Global Health Initiative

June 2, 2012

Teaching about Chicago’s Families, Cultures, & Communities II

This workshop will offer interactive curriculum discussions of “Chicago Today.”

May 14, 2012

The Common Core: Getting There Globally

A professional development workshop designed to provide resources for globally-minded educators.

April 13, 2012

Stereotyping Islam: Imagining the Muslim Enemy

This teacher workshop provided the educator with a deeper understanding of the roots and influences of common stereotypes associated with Muslims and the Middle East.

November 18, 2011

4th Annual Chicago International Education Conference

The theme for the 4th Annual Chicago International Education Conference is Educating for Global Competence. Join us for discussions and subject-specific breakout sessions on this topic. Afternoon presentations will be made by organizations that can help you internationalize your curriculum.

October 28, 2011

Teaching About Chicago’s Families, Cultures, & Communities

A teacher workshop on how Chicago came to be, communities across Chicago, family traditions and celebrations, and family structures.