Teacher Training in Global Affairs Grant – NYC – June – Apply Now

The Tennessee World Affairs Council is pleased to announce, on behalf of the Foreign Policy Association — a sister organization in the Council network, this unique opportunity for teachers to build professional skills for engaging students in key international policy decisions and global issues.

14th Annual Great Decisions Teachers Institute

For High School Educators

June 25-29, 2018 / New York City

The Great Decisions Teachers Institute is a once in a lifetime opportunity for high school educators to immerse themselves in some of America’s biggest foreign policy challenges and build their skills in teaching international affairs. For four days, teachers from across the United States, Mexico, and Canada, will attend lectures presented by experts and policy makers, interact with teaching colleagues, and acquire new teaching resources and curriculum ideas.

There is no fee for the program, meals and accommodation are provided, and a travel stipend of up to $300 USD is offered to teachers who are traveling from outside of the Tri-state area.

Topics will include Russia’s Foreign Policy, the Geopolitics of China and America, and South Africa’s Fragile Democracy. For more information, including a full list of topics, please visit fpa.org [LINK].

To apply for the Great Decisions Teachers Institute, all applicants are required to complete the application questionnaire.  The application can be accessed by clicking on this link, or by visiting www.fpa.org/institute/.

High school educators nationwide are invited to apply by March 16. All applicants will be notified by April 13.

If you have any questions in regards to the application or the Great Decisions Teachers Institute, please email teachers@fpa.org, or call the Foreign Policy Association at (212) 481-8100 x250.

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SUPPORT OF TNWAC’S EDUCATION OUTREACH

THANKS TO BELMONT UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

THANKS TO THE AWC FAMILY FOUNDATION

THANKS TO THE NASHVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL


THANKS TO THE TNWAC WEEKLY QUIZ PARTNERS

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THE MISSION of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region’s global stature and to prepare Tennesseans to thrive in our increasingly complex and connected world.

THE VISION of  the Tennessee World Affairs Council is a well-informed community that thinks critically about the world and the impact of global events.   


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