The Diplomatic Reception Rooms and the United States Diplomacy Center present

 

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

TEACHER INSTITUTE

July 15 – 19, 2019

screenshot of the pdf attached below

The 5-day institute, available to 6th-12th grade teachers from Montgomery County, Fairfax County, and District of Columbia public schools, is structured to provide an array of engaging opportunities including diplomatic simulations, object-based learning, historic background, classroom techniques, and more. Participating educators will gain:

  • Content-rich training in the history and practice of diplomacy
  • An understanding of how to incorporate diplomatic skills into your classroom
  • In-person meetings with our nation’s diplomats and statesmen
  • Access to, and a familiarity with, the historic art, objects, and primary sources in the collections of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms and U.S. Diplomacy Center
  • Object-based learning techniques
  • A strong, professional peer network
  • A stipend
  • PD credit available

For more information, download the flyer below.

The U.S. Department of State Teacher Institute is open to 6th-12th grade teachers from Montgomery County, Fairfax County, and District of Columbia public schools, especially in social studies, the visual or performing arts, English language arts, school librarians, or those interested in bringing a global perspective into their classroom

Deadline is March 1st, 2019