Annual K-14 Instructors Workshop – EU Policy Forum for Educators
2019 Summer EU Policy Forum for Educators
For Middle School, High School, and Community College Educators
Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
University of Washington, Seattle
Crisis, Challenge and Change in the European Union
The Jackson School welcomes educators to participate in the 2019 Summer Master Teacher Workshop which will focus on contemporary issues in the European Union including:
- Trump and the E.U.
- Brexit, the Never-ending Story
- Democratic backsliding, Populism and Nationalism in an age of Globalization and Migration
- E.U. Adaptations to Climate Change
- The 2019 E.U. Parliament Elections
- Twenty years of the Euro
Click here to view the workshop agenda: MASTER TEACHER WORKSHOP AGENDA 2019
Click here to view this year’s resource guide: RESOURCE GUIDE FOR EDUCATORS 2019.
Christine Ingebritsen – How and Why Europeans Lead in Climate Change Policies
Dr. Ingebritsen is also Adjunct Professor of Women’s Studies and Adjunct Professor of Political Science.
Niko Switek – The EU after the European Elections 2019: How strengthened far-right forces, the demise of the Spitzenkandidaten and continuing tensions with the US threaten European integration
Beatrice Magistro – Populism and Nationalism in an age of Globalization and Migration
Beatrice Magistro is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Washington. She holds a Bachelor of International Economics, Management and Finance from Bocconi University (Italy), a Master of Science in Policy Studies from the University of Edinburgh, a Master in Public Policy and Social Change from the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Italy) and an MA in Political Science from the University of Washington. Her fields are comparative politics, political economy and political methodology. Recently she has been working on political trust in crisis-hit European countries, and on the effects of financial and economic literacy on individual economic policy preferences in the UK and Italy.
Phil Shekleton – Brexit: The Never-ending Story
Phillip is a part-time lecturer in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. He is the Faculty Advisor for the Europe Track in the Certificate in International Studies in Business (CISB) program for undergraduate students and was the former Managing Director of the University of Washington’s Center for West Europe Studies and European Union Center. He received his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington and his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of California San Diego.
Ryan Hauck – Workshop Facilitator
Ryan Hauck teaches AP Comparative Government & Politics, Psychology, and World History at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, WA. Passionate about international education, Ryan is also the Director of the Global Classroom Program at the Seattle World Affairs Council. In this role, Ryan creates and manages global education resources and opportunities to empower teachers and students to become globally competent. Ryan completed his master’s degree in Globalization and Educational Change from Lehigh’s Comparative & International Education Department. In this program, Ryan worked with classmates to enhance teacher training and student learning in Cambodia. In addition, Ryan worked on a library project in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria with a local NGO and returned to the area 6 times to develop and implement educational initiatives. Most recently, Ryan participated in the U.S. State Department’s Fulbright Teachers for Global Classroom Program to Senegal (2016), Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP) to Germany (2017), and National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) to Taiwan. When Ryan isn’t teaching or traveling, he’s attending his nephew’s baseball games, rooting for his hometown Seahawks, and enjoying the mountains and water of the Pacific Northwest.
During this year’s Master Teacher Workshop, educators will discuss and debate these topics to equip themselves with the tools necessary to teach complicated and controversial subjects in schools and community college settings.
Registration is now open!
Click here to register: REGISTRATION
The registration fee for the workshop is $35. The workshop includes 7 clock hours (for WA teachers), parking, teaching materials, and lunch. Preference will be given to full-time teachers.
Please mail your check (made out to the University of Washington) for the $35 registration fee to:
Attn: Jessica Meyerzon
Center for West European Studies
Jackson School of International Studies, Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
There are limited travel stipends available for teachers and community college instructors coming from beyond the Puget Sound and from outside of Washington State. To be considered, workshop attendees must be registered for the workshop and need to also complete the travel funding application by July 20. Please note, everyone must pay the $35 workshop registration fee, regardless of travel stipend award status. Recipients of stipends will be notified soon after the application deadline.