Beginning September 15, 2012: "East Asia - Ancient Cultures & Global Economies" Seminar for Teachers of World Cultures, World History, Geography, Economics, Art, and Literature
The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) teacher seminar program 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 15 through December 15 (30 hours total) and one follow-up workshop in Spring 2013
Seminar sessions will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at UMBC in Catonsville, Maryland.
Fall 2012 Seminars
Enrollment will be capped at 20 participants. A complete application will include the Application Form and a signed Letter of Support from an administrator in your school.
More information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.