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EU Policy Forum for Educators – Annual K-14 Instructors Workshop

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The EU Policy Forum for Educators, started in 1999, is an annual, day-long policy forum for K-14 educators organized by the Center for West European Studies. Each summer, the workshop series involves approximately 20 K-14 educators in addressing contemporary European and transatlantic issues. The EU Policy for Educators is funded by the Erasmus+ Program and organized by the European Union Center, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at the University of Washington.

The annual EU Policy Forum for Educators is held in August, and is an excellent opportunity for middle school, high school, and community college educators to learn about the events and challenges facing Europe today. The workshop provides K-14 educators with training and curriculum materials to address these themes in their classes. More than 300 educators have participated over the course of the last 15 years.

2021 EU Policy Forum: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 – More Information Coming Soon

Past workshop themes have included the challenges of globalization, the future of the EU, European environmentalism, European security and defense, and COVID-19 in Europe. Visit the following pages for more information about the 2020, 2019, and 2018 workshops:

2020 EU Policy Forum – Europe in the Age of COVID-19: Public Health, Social Solidarity, and the Role of Government in a New International Environment

2019 EU Policy Forum – Crisis, Challenge and Change in the European Union

2018 EU Policy Forum – 100 Years Since World War I: The Making of Modern Europe


Please contact the Center for West European Studies at cweseuc@uw.edu with any questions.