REEEC Master Calendar

Back to Listing
UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educator Workshop

UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop: "Education in Uncertain Times: How to Prepare for the New Normal Around the World"

Event Type
Illinois Global Institute; Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; European Union Center; Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
wifi event
Jul 20, 2021 - Jul 22, 2021   10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Free and open to the public.
Originating Calendar
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Conference & Workshops

UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educator Workshop - 3 days of round-table discussions around the context of migration, education, and health with the theme of "Education in Uncertain Times: How to Prepare for the New Normal Around the World."

Registration link:


Day 1 (Tuesday, July 20) 10:00am - 12:00 pm CT

10:00- 10:05  Introduction
10:05-10:45 Keynote:  Caitlyn Clarke,Teaching Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "COVID-19 Vaccination Behavior: Behavior Change Theory and Application"
10:45-10:55  Q&A
11:00-11:45  Education Roundtable:  "How has the pandemic changed education around the world? Has this been a "lost" year for students?"

  • Allison Witt, Director, Office of International Programs, Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
  • Wei Liu, Associate Director, Office of International Programs, Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
  • Melissa Leverett-King, 1st-grade English Language Education (ELE) Teacher at Foxborough Regional Charter School, Massachusetts
  • Yu-Chieh Wu, Ph.D. student in the Educational Foundations Department with a focus on Global and International Education, University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM)
11:45-11:55 Q&A
11:55-12:00 Conclusion

Day 2 (Wednesday, July 21) 10:00am - 12pm CT

10:00- 10:05 Introduction
10:05-10:45 Keynote: Margaret Njeru, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Riara University, Kenya. "The Covid-19 Disruption: Some Emerging Impacts on the Learning sector in Kenya"
10:45-10:55 Q&A
11:00-11:45 Global Intersections Ghana Roundtable.
  • Angelina Arrington, P.A.N. African Culture And Heritage Experience 
  • Patrick BennehHead of School, Semanhyia American School, Senase, Ghana
11:45-11:55 Q&A
11:55-12:00 Conclusion

Day 3 (Thursday, July 22) 10:00am - 12:00pm CT

10:00- 10:05  Introduction
10:05-10:45  Co-keynote: Ellen Moodie, Associate Professor, Anthropology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Labor mobility and virus mobility: Covid choreography across the Americas"

Co-keynote: Pamela P. Martinez, Assistant Professor, Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “COVID-19 in Santiago, Chile: Socioeconomic Inequalities as a Risk Factor” 
10:45-10:55 Q&A
11:00-11:45 Education Roundtable. 
  • Aleksandra Đurić, Germany 
  • Amal Elassi, Ph.D candidate in Language and Literacy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Mario Perez, Coordinator and Social Science/Human Geography Teacher, Newcomer Center, Arlington Heights, Illinois; Ph.D candidate in Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:45-11:55 Q&A
11:55-12:00 Conclusion

Illinois K-12 educators are eligible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH).

link for robots only