University of Washington

2010 Summer Seminar For Educators, Grade 6 and Up

June 28-29, 2010

The Outreach Centers at The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies invite you to attend the annual Summer Seminar for Educators, June 28-29, 2010. This year’s seminar will focus on the international history and economics of food. Issues to be explored include the ethics of food production, food supply, food as a commodity and more. Attendees will walk away with the confidence, knowledge and strategies to implement curriculum on this topic and to use this theme to increase interest in global studies. This two-day seminar is designed for middle school, high school and community college educators.

Registration Deadline: June 11, 2010 (or until event is filled)


Registration Fee: $95* (non-refundable) includes parking/bus passes, coffee/tea, morning pastries, lunch, and 16 WA state clock hours (you must attend the entire seminar to receive clock hours). Travel stipends are available, but not guaranteed, for teachers traveling more than 75 miles. Priority given to full-time permanent teachers. In order to receive clock hours, you must register by June 11, 2010.

*Registration must be paid in full in advance. We are unable to accept cash or credit cards. Your spot will not be reserved unless we receive your check and application.
For more information about the content of the program, please contact the East Asia Center at (206) 543-6938 or Your payment will be processed by Student Fiscal Services (SFS) at the University of Washington. SFS processes checks electronically using the information on the check to create an electronic funds transfer. Each time you send a check, you authorize a one-time transfer where funds will be electronically withdrawn from your bank account. You will not receive your cancelled check as SFS is required to destroy the check after it has been processed. Receipts will be available at the workshop.

To register online, please click on the "Online Registration" button above.
Once you have completed the form, please print it out and mail it with a check for $95.00 payable to the University of Washington to: East Asia Center, University of Washington, Box 353650, Seattle, WA 98195.

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