October 5, 2016

The Middle East Center has been re-approved to issue Act 48 Professional Development Credit

In collaboration with the South Asia Center and Center for East Asian Studies, the Middle East Center has been re-approved to issue Act 48 credit to educators who participate in our teacher training programming. Our teacher trainings enable continued professional education and now meet the requirements set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to received Act 48 credit.

Some of our past teacher trainings include our week long Summer Institute such as “Using the Arts to Teach Global History, Happenings and Heritage”, “Teaching Peace & Revolution around the World as a Pedagogical Tool" and “Transnational Experiences: Engaging with World Heritage.” We also offer day long teacher trainings such as, “Islamophobia: Confronting Bias in the Classroom and Beyond and “Gendered Perspectives: Integrating Gender into K-12 Global Education Curriculum.”

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