Introductory Workshops

Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

Led by a local Teaching Fellow or a Choices staff member, introductory workshops are designed to introduce teachers to Choices curriculum units and approach. The program fee generally includes lunch and two Choices units explored during the day.

Our workshops are participatory, so come ready to be engaged and inspired!

Each Choices Introductory Workshop Includes:

Cost: Most workshops are $145 per person. Price includes two units ($80 value), lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Districts wishing to register 5 or more educators will receive a discount. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.

To register for a workshop using a purchase order, email a signed PO to choices@brown.edu and include the names and emails of the educators that will be attending.

Who Should Attend: History, geography, government, current issues, AP, IB, civics and other social studies educators are the main audience for these workshops. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend. We welcome teamed ELA and social studies teachers to attend together.

Kentucky

NEW DATE: June 9
8:30 am-3:00 pm
Louisville, KY

Units: Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy and The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion

Workshop Leader: Meghann Scharfenberger, Choices Teaching Fellow

MASSACHUSETTS

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
8:30 am-3:00 pm
Elms College, Chicopee, MA

Units: Westward Expansion: A New History and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate

Workshop Leader: Mimi Stephens, Choices Professional Development Director

Sponsored by the Choices Program and the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance

RHODE ISLAND

Engaging Students in the Study of Genocide: The Choices Approach

Friday, September 29, 2017
8:30 am-3:00 pm
Brown University
Providence, RI

Units: Confronting Genocide: Never Again? and Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler

Workshop Leader: Mimi Stephens, Choices Professional Development Director

PENNSYLVANIA

Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:30 am-3:00 pm
Harrisburg, PA

Units: Confronting Genocide: Never Again? and Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler

Workshop Leader: Mimi Stephens, Choices Professional Development Director

Co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS)

 

Enrollment is limited. Please register early. A confirmation email with logistical details will be sent to you upon receipt of your payment.

If you are paying with a purchase order (processed immediately) please email to choices@brown.edu or fax to (401) 863-1247.

If you are paying with a check (payable to Brown University) please send to:

The Choices Program
Brown University - Box 1948
Providence, RI 02912

Refund Policy: Refunds can not be made within 3 weeks of the event. If you are unable to attend, you may send someone from your district in your place. 

 


 

Past Events

ARIZONA

September 25, 2015 - Mesa, AZ

CALIFORNIA

March 24, 2015 - San Rafael, CA

March 2, 2016 - Mather, CA

April 21, 2016 - Santa Rosa, CA

October 19, 2016 - San Jose, CA

December 8, 2016 - Walnut Creek, CA

January 27, 2017 - Mountain House, CA

March 2, 2017 - Sacramento, CA

April 7, 2017 - Chula Vista, CA

COLORADO

March 14, 2015 - Boulder, CO

CONNECTICUT

October 1, 2015 - Hartford, CT

March 23, 2016 - Hartford, CT

October 13, 2016 - Hartford, CT

December 8, 2016 - Fairfield, CT

IOWA

March 4, 2016 - Iowa City, IA

MAINE

September 25, 2015 - Yarmouth, ME

MASSACHUSETTS

January 22, 2016 - Boston, MA

June 23-24, 2016 - Marion, MA

August 11, 2016 - Boston, MA

March 17, 2017 - Cambridge, MA

MICHIGAN

November 21, 2015 - Bloomfield Hills, MI

MINNESOTA

October 1, 2016 - St. Paul, MN

NEW HAMPSHIRE

October 7, 2016 - Lebanon, NH

NEW JERSEY

November 2, 2016 - Leonia, NJ

November 3, 2016 - Moorestown, NJ

NEW YORK

March 26, 2015 - Schenectady, NY

October 28, 2016 - Schenectady, NY

February 8, 2017 - Webster, NY

NORTH CAROLINA

January 28, 2016 - Charlotte, NC

January 29, 2016 - Chapel Hill, NC

PENNSYLVANIA

February 6, 2016 - Pittsburgh, PA

November 4, 2016 - East Stroudsburg, PA

April 8, 2017 - Philadelphia, PA

RHODE ISLAND

June 26, 2015 - Providence, RI

September 24, 2015 - Providence, RI

September 30, 2016 - Providence, RI

TENNESSEE

October 21, 2016 - Nashville, TN

TEXAS

April 29, 2016 - San Antonio, TX

VIRGINIA

October 22, 2015 - Fairfax, VA

WASHINGTON

December 4, 2014 - Renton, WA

March 2, 2015 - Seattle, WA

April 17, 2015 - Auburn, WA

WISCONSIN

December 5, 2015 - Milwaukee, WI

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