STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators (July3-8, 2011)


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Western Washington University's "STUDY CANADA" program has provided American educators with a strong foundation for teaching about Canada for the past 33 years. Reflecting the 6-day workshop's location in Ottawa and Montreal, the program's subtitle is "A Capital View of Canada: Nations within a Nation." Visit www.k12studycanada.org/scsi.asp to view additional details, the draft agenda and to download the registration form. Contact tina.storer@wwu.edu with questions.

"STUDY CANADA" is a premier professional development opportunityfor K-12 educators and teacher-trainers to:

  • Earn 3 university quarter credits (C/AM 410 - WWU) or 40 clock hours at a subsidized registration cost of $500*;
  • Learn from distinguished university faculty, tribal leaders and government officials;
  • Bring Canada back to your classroom with numerous free resources and lesson plans on Canada that meet NCSS standards;
  • Experience Canada's culture, history and environment through unique activities not possible through regular tourism;
  • Receive "Canada in the Classroom" travel support of $300-$500 if not already receiving school/district/other support.
  • Deadline: May 1, 2010 (max. 20 people).

US Department of Education and Embassy of Canada grants subsidize costs so that tuition/clock hours, round-trip Ottawa-Montreal transportation, accommodations, daily breakfasts, and entry fees for most activities are included in the registration cost. In addition, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the US Embassy in Ottawa, the Government of Québec, the US Consulate General in Montréal and the Center for United States Studies of the Raoul Dandurand Chair in Strategic and Diplomatic Studies at the University of Québec at Montreal support costs related to one reception and two dinners. Transportation to/from Vancouver, Canada is not included but travel awards are available with assistance from the The Krejci Inukshuk Scholarship for Canadian-American Studies (Bellingham, WA) and the Canada-America Society (Seattle, WA).

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