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Summer 2020 Virtual Educators Workshop: K-14 Education during COVID-19 in the U.S. and Abroad

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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; Illinois Global Institute; Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
Jul 28, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020   1:00 - 4:00 pm  
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European Union Center Events

The Illinois Global Institute area studies centers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invite K-12 and community college educators and librarians to take part in a 2-day, 6-hour online professional development workshop: K-14 Education during COVID-19 in the U.S. and Abroad

The workshop will be held on Zoom on Tuesday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 29 from 1-4pm CDT. There is no cost to attend the workshop, but registration is required. Registrants will be sent the workshop Zoom link on Monday, July 27. Illinois K-12 educators are eligible to receive up to 6 ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). All participants will receive a certificate of completion.

The sessions will be presented by experienced K-12 teachers and University of Illinois faculty, and the topics will include online education methods and platforms; technology-enhanced language teaching; the impact of COVID-19 on education; online resources; and international approaches to education during the pandemic. 

Register here by Monday, July 27, 2020. 

Questions may be directed to Alejandra Seufferheld ( and Mike Yuchuan Shen ( 

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