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2021 Winter/Spring Programs

Join us this fall for professional learning opportunities that offer new perspectives, collaborative discussions, and resources for cultivating globally-minded classrooms. All of our programs provide PDPs and/or graduate credits (additional fee applies). 

Downloadable Winter/Spring 2021 Course Catalog coming soon.

Online Courses (4-week)

Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Open to educators of grades 8-12
DATES: Jan 27 - Mar 2, 2021
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Assessing claims & evidence; Evaluating visual evidence; Media literacy; Research skills

PDP/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Elementary Schools

Especially for educators of grades K-5
DATES: Mar 3 - Mar 30, 2021
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Collaboration; Empowering informed action; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Critical thinking 


PDP/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Secondary Schools

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATES: Mar 3 - Mar 30, 2021
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Collaboration; Empowering informed action; Developing cross-cultural sensitivity; Critical thinking 


PDP/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Preparing Students for Global Citizenship

Open to all educators of grades K-12
DATES: Jan 27 - Mar 2, 2021
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Empowering informed action; Analyzing point of view and purpose; Inquiry; Communication

PDP/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Global Understanding in Action: Human Rights, Educational Access & Gender Equity

Open to all educators of grades K-12
DATES: Mar 3 - Mar 30, 2021
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Empowering informed action; Evaluating quantitative data; Fostering creativity & innovation; Media literacy; Collaboration

PDP/CREDITS: 22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Online Course (8-week)

Changing China: History and Culture Since 1644

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATES: Jan 27 - Mar 30, 2021
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Textual analysis & interpretation; Analyzing point of view & purpose; Communication; Developing empathy

PDP/CREDITS: 45 PDPs; 2 graduate credits ($320)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$600 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Engaging with Experts (NEW FORMAT)

In This Place: African American Families and Communities in the History of New England
With Professors Kendra Field and Kerri Greenidge, Tufts University and the African American Trails Project

Open to all K-12 educators.
DATES: March 4th, 2021, 4:00 to 5:30 PM
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Research Skills; Empowering Informed Action; Developing Cross-Cultural Sensitivity

PDP/CREDITS: 5 PDPs

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost; Non-partnership educators—$200 

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Global Shakespeares
With Professor Margaret Litvin, Boston University

Open to all 6-12 educators.
DATES: February 9th, 2021, 4:00 to 5:30 PM
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Textual Analysis & Interpretation; Analyzing Point of View & Purpose; Developing Cross-Cultural Sensitivity

PDP/CREDITS: 5 PDPs

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost; Non-partnership educators—$200

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Teaching about Native People and Settler Colonialism: A Story of Land and Maps
With Michelle Leblanc of the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center and endawnis Spears of the Akomawt Educational Initiative

Open to all K-12 educators.
DATES: February 4, 2021, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Evaluating Visual Evidence; Communication; Developing Cross-Cultural Sensitivity

PDP/CREDITS: 5 PDPs

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost; Non-partnership educators—$200 

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Art and Belief in Early China (In partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
With MFA Chair of Asian Art Christina Yu Yu

Open to all 6-12 educators.
DATES: April 14, 2021, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Evaluating Visual Evidence, Inquiry, Developing Cross-Cultural Sensitivity

PDP/CREDITS: 5 PDPs

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost; Non-partnership educators—$200 

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Virtual Seminar Series 

Freedom Songs: Teaching Social Change through U.S. and Global Protest Music

Open to educators of grades 9-12
DATES: March 25, April 21, May 19 2021, 12pm-3pm
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Developing Cross-Cultural Sensitivity; Textual Analysis and Interpretation;Analyzing Points of View and Purpose

PDPs: 15 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$500 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Divided Decades: Teaching the History of the Late 20th Century

Open to all educators of grades 8-12
DATES: March 16, 9am-12pm, April 6, 12pm-3pm, May 4, 12pm-3pm
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Media Literacy,Textual Analysis and Interpretation;Analyzing Points of View and Purpose

PDPs: 15 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)

FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit); Non-partnership educators—$500 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

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Virtual One-Day Program

Our Rights & Nothing Less: Struggles to Secure the Vote in the United States

Open to all educators of grades K-12
DATE: January 27, 2021, 9am-3pm
FOCAL SKILLS & DISPOSITIONS: Empowering informed action; Analyzing point of view and purpose; Inquiry; Communication

PDPs: 5 PDPs

FEE: Free

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