Summer Institute for Global Educators 2021 Call for Applications

The free online Summer Institute for Global Educators, with the support of the Longview Foundation and the National Resource Center Program of the U.S. Department of Education, will allow in-service and pre-service secondary educators in all subject areas to develop courses and lesson plans with enhanced global and regional studies content. Educators from Title I schools are especially encouraged to apply. Online synchronous and asynchronous sessions will include the use of film and media, simulations, games, and technology to enhance global learning and teaching. Pitt College in High School (CHS) teachers will have the opportunity to meet with CHS staff on foregrounding global issues while meeting University and district requirements. Participating Pennsylvania teachers can apply for Act 48 credits.
To apply, interested participants should complete the application through the link below, including a resume or CV and a brief (200 word maximum) statement about their desired outcomes for participation.
Dates:  July 26-30, 2021


Day 1. Challenges and Opportunities for Global Education
Day 2. Interdisciplinary Perspectives and State/National Standards
Day 3. Local-Global Connections: Engaging with Community to Facilitate Global Understanding
Day 4. University of Pittsburgh Resources and Technology Opportunities
Day 5. Presentations on Curriculum Plans and Ideas

University of Pittsburgh Sponsors


Additional Sponsors

Deadline for Submissions: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Contact:  Please contact Susan Dawkins, Engagement Coordinator, at with any questions.