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Programs for Community College Educators

The National Resource Centers at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies offer multiple programs for community college faculty. These include workshops for international studies educators, resources and events for instructors of foreign languages, and much more.

2015 Community College Master Teacher Institute- Human Migration and Refugees: Peril and Hope

WHEN Thursday, July 9 – Friday, July 10, 2015
WHERE University of Washington, Seattle Campus
EVENT SPONSORS Sponsored by the National Resource Centers of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies - University of Washington, Northwest International Education Association, Global Business Center at the Michael G. Foster School of Business - University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, and funded by the United States Department of Education.
Please join us for a two day curriculum development workshop on migration, refugees, and immigrant communities. Learn how to incorporate these topics into your existing curricula, develop activities to bring back to the classroom, and connect with colleagues. This institute will bring together community college educators interested in networking with their peers and incorporating new information on international studies into their teaching and mentoring.
Community college faculty from all disciplines, especially including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), are encouraged to apply. University of Washington and community college faculty, practitioners, and graduate students will lead this two day workshop.

Thursday, July 9
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Workshop

Friday, July 10
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Workshop

We expect lively discussions and informative lectures. Community college educators will be paid a stipend of $150.00 if they are selected to participate and attend all two days of the workshop. This workshop does not include clock hours. Travel stipends will be available for those coming from east of the Cascades and outside of Washington State.

Applications are due on or before June 10, 2015. Applicants will be notified by June 18, 2015 if they have been accepted into the program.

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UW Asian Studies Development Grant 

As part of their Global Competencies in 21st Century Asian

Studies initiative, the University of Washington's Asian

Studies and Global Studies Centers seek proposals by

Community College full time, part time, and adjunct

faculty for new course development, revision

of an existing course, or creation of a

new course module. Faculty from all disciplines are welcome to apply.

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Participants at the 2013 "Don't Just Stand There...' workshop 

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Attendees at the 2012 Community College Master Teacher Institute    

Sponsors include all the National Resource Centers of the Jackson School, International and Foreign Language Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, and the Office of the Director of the Jackson School. 

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