Teachers’ Institute

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Every summer the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida offers a two-week institute for ten K-12 teachers. The objective of the institute is for participants to increase their knowledge about Africa, including its geography, history, and culture. Participants will develop lesson plans for use in their classrooms. Participation in the summer institute is free. In addition participants will receive a stipend of $700. Alachua county teachers will receive continuing education credit. Participants are responsible for their accommodation.

2018 Program Information

K-12 Teachers’ Summer Institute on Africa, June 6-15, 2018

Hosted by the Center for African Studies, University of Florida

Application Deadline: May 21st, 2018

The Center for African Studies at the University of Florida is offering a two-week Summer Institute for ten K-12 teachers. The objective of the institute is for participants to increase their knowledge about Africa, including its geography, history, and culture. Participants will develop lesson plans for use in their classrooms. Participation in the summer institute is free. In addition, participants will receive a stipend of $700. Alachua county teachers will receive continuing education credit from the School Board. Participants are responsible for their accommodation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the application (Download Here) and include the following:

  • A brief statement of at least one page outlining:
    • What you teach
    • How you would benefit from the institute
    • How you would incorporate those benefits in your teaching;
  • A complete curriculum vitae (resume – résumé)
  • A letter supporting your application from your school

SEND APPLICATIONS TO:

K-12 Teachers’ Summer Institute

Dr. Agnes Ngoma Leslie, Outreach Director

427 Grinter Hall, P.O. Box 115560, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611

Tel: (352) 392-2183     Fax (352) 392-2435     E-mail: aleslie@ufl.edu