Professional Development Educator's Workshop

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

A professional development workshop for K-12 and community college educators and librarians. 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.

  •  Tuesday 7/28/20  Wednesday 7/29/20
  •  1:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

  • Via Zoom. Zoom invitation link will be sent by email
  • Register  by Monday, July 27, 2020

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. 


Sponsored by the University of Illinois 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; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies and Illinois Global Institute.


SPRING 2020 PDH Latin American Educators Workshop

Afro-Descendants in Latin America: History, Lifeways and Culture

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 1212 W. Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Registration from:

Organized by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), and the Center for African Studies (CAS).

Join CLACS  and CAS for our Fall Professional Development workshop for K-12 and Community College Educators/Librarians interested in Latin American Studies.

This professional development workshop is primarily for K-12 and Community College educators, and librarians. K-12 educators in Illinois are eligible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). Others are eligible to receive General University Continuing Education units (CEU).