RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SERMEISS Travel Grant
Contingent on funding, the Duke-UNC Consortium on Middle East Studies is offering travel grants for NC educators to attend the fall meeting of SERMEISS (October 7-9, 2011). If you are interested in applying, contact Outreach Director Regina Higgins at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1.
Workshop on Iraq
The Middle East Center is planning a teacher workshop on Iraq to be offered in Chapel Hill in the fall, 2011. More information will appear here soon.
The National Middle East Language Resource Center is a national consortium to improve and increase opportunities for learning the major languages of the Middle East (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish). Check the website for professional development opportunities, curriculum models, and summer language camps for high school students.