African Studies Center

University of Pennsylvania

Summer Institute

2008 Summer Institute for Middle & High School Teachers

University of Pennsylvania:

African Studies Center, Middle East Center, South Asia Center, & Center for East Asian Studies

"Demystifying Stereotypes & Understanding Contemporary Cultures
in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East"

June 23-27, 2008

K-16 teachers from Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey are invited to apply for the University of Pennsylvania’s week-long Summer 2008 Institute. The Summer Institute is most appropriate for Social Studies, World History/Cultures, Art, and Music teachers, but teachers of all subjects may apply.

Selected candidates will be paid a stipend of $150 and receive materials for the classroom, contingent on attendance at all sessions and completion of a basic lesson plan by the last day of the institute. Pennsylvania teachers will receive ACT 48 credit. Teachers from New Jersey can also receive professional development credits through Penn’s Graduate School of Education.

Details on this institute can be found in the Institute Program.

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