October 31, 2013
The UMBC Center for History Education is transitioning to become part of the new UMBC Center for Digital History and Education (CDHE). For news, information, and updates follow us on Twitter.
August 7, 2013
ENROLL NOW! SPACE IS LIMITED East Asia - Ancient Cultures & Global Economies Seminars for Teachers begin on September 14, 2013
The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) teacher seminar program at UMBC will provide you with the necessary content and resources to implement the study of East Asia in your curriculum. No previous background in Asia is assumed. Teams of teachers are strongly encouraged to apply. Participant benefits include stipends and materials. This is a "no-cost" professional development opportunity open to all interested K-12 educators.
When: Eight Saturday mornings from September 14 through December 21 (30 hours total) and one follow-up workshop in Spring 2014
Seminar sessions will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at UMBC in Catonsville, Maryland (parking is free).
Fall 2013 Seminars:
A complete application will include the Application Form and a signed Letter of Support from your school's principal or assistant principal.
The national NCTA program is sponsored by the Freeman Foundation, in association with the Asian Studies Center, University Center for International Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, and the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia. The Maryland NCTA seminar program is presented by the UMBC Asian Studies Program, Department of History, and Center for History Education.