Professional Development Workshops

The GSC sponsors a variety of professional development activities for those who wish to improve their teaching/practice and understanding of crucial global issues. Opportunities include day-long and evening educator workshops for continuing education credit, Global Issues Through Literature Series (GILS), Global Literary Encounters book discussions; micro-courses, Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) book discussions, the new Global Studies Educator Certificate, and various funding opportunities. If you have questions about educator programming, please contact Program Manager Maja Konitzer.


Upcoming Workshops

Global Sustainability - Part 1: Regional and Global Governance Pertaining to the Preservation of the Amazon Region
Friday, April 14th | 9 AM - 5 PM EST | Zoom
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The University of Pittsburgh and the International Studies Consortium of Georgia (ISCOG) will introduce topics associated with development, conservation, and sustainability while contrasting dynamics and processes in different world regions. This 4-year series is designed to help K-16 educators develop and implement globalized curricula for all ages and academic levels through the close analysis of globally relevant issues pertaining to sustainability. Part 1 of this series engages and promotes critical thinking about Amazonia's current and future sustainability. We encourage K-16 educators and administrators to participate. PA K-12 educators will earn Act 48 Credit Hours upon completion. Participants will be able to learn about issues related to Amazonia. Educators will gain the knowledge to teach these issues in the classroom