Category Archives: Education Opportunities

FREE English Language Educator Conference – Missouri

Save the date! Missouri State University’s English Language Institute presents the English Language Educator Conference on March 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This free, one-day conference is designed for English language educators at the K-12 and university levels. Proposals The conference is accepting proposals until March 5, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Click here to submit your proposal. Registration ... Read More »

Free Webinar: Understanding Immigration Today

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Join educators from Re-imagining Migration, Facing History and Ourselves, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing and more to learn strategies for creating safe and welcoming spaces for students to learn about immigration news and issues in The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute’s next free webinar Understanding Immigration Today: Current Events in the Classroom on Wednesday, February 12, from 3:00-4:00 PM EST. Learn: Current immigration ... Read More »

Announcement: Two Fulbright Programs for U.S. K-12 Teachers

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program provides an opportunity for K–12 educators from the United States to conduct research and engage in other professional learning experiences abroad for three to six months. Fulbright DA fellows complete individual inquiry projects on a topic relevant to education in the United States and the host country, take courses at a host university, and ... Read More »

Free Workshop: Cultivating a Positive Classroom Climate with Bushido (Kansas City)

This FREE professional development workshop on “Cultivating a Positive Classroom Climate with Bushido (Way of the [samurai] Warrior)” for all educators will be held during the Greater Kansas City Japan Festival at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park in the Carlsen Center, Room 126 A. Contrary to their image as rough warriors, Japan’s elite samurai also had a ... Read More »

Earth Expeditions 2020 accepting applications

Miami University’s Project Dragonfly is accepting applications for 2020 Earth Expeditions graduate courses that offer extraordinary experiences in 16 countries throughout the world. Earth Expeditions can build toward the Global Field Program (GFP), a Master’s degree that combines summer field courses worldwide with web learning communities so that students can complete the GFP Master’s part-time from anywhere in the United ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Presents Spring & Summer Webinar Series

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In an effort to provide more opportunities for professional development for our members and other English language teachers, MIDTESOL is excited to launch a Webinar Series. MIDTESOL will host two webinars in April with a second series coming in June 2019! See the details below to sign up for one or both of the April webinars and for information on ... Read More »

Webinar: How to Talk About Immigrants

Learn the values that bind the foreign- and U.S.-born in The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute’s next free webinar What We Have in Common: How to Talk About Immigrants on Tuesday, November 13, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST. This free, interactive webinar includes ways to communicate these traits in your conversations, campaigns and social media so they resonate with your neighbors, ... Read More »

Educator Workshop: “Teaching the Unexpected Caribbean”

The University of Kansas Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, invites you to “Teaching the Unexpected Caribbean,” a professional development workshop open to all K-16 school professionals. This one-day (6 PD) workshop will challenge educators to learn about the unexpected impact of Caribbean cultures and people on the rest of ... Read More »

K-14 Educator Workshop on Pre-Modern Japan

Midnight: The Hours of the Rat; Mother and Sleepy Child

The University of Kansas presents a unique professional development experience with the option of graduate credit. Pictures of the Floating World is a free PD workshop or graduate-credit class for all K-14 educators who want to know more about pre-modern Japan as seen in its beautiful woodblock prints. Content and resources for teaching will cover how these prints were created, how ... Read More »

Webinar: A Walkthrough in Evaluating Teaching Materials for Inclusivity

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This webinar will instruct attendees on how to evaluate their course materials for queer inclusivity. We will start with some guidelines for the evaluation process and then move into specific examples of how these criteria can be applied to actual textbooks, works of creative writing, articles, and podcasts. Friday, August 24 4:00-5:00 PM Presenters: Molly M. Kelley and Andrew Lewis, ... Read More »