Summer Institute on International Affairs for Educators

"The Global Melting Pot: Exploring the Clash among Foreign Policies, Governments, and Global Events that Shape our World"

July 30 - August 3
Location to be Announced
Application Deadline: July 16, 2018
Cost: $150.00 (light breakfast & lunch included) 
Earn 40 Professional Development Hours or 3 Graduate Credits 

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect the week of the summer institute?

The summer institute connects educators with experts in international affairs. Throughout the week you will participate in workshops led by researchers, journalists, and ambassadors. Each day you will also participate in a hands-on simulation that you can take back to your own classroom. 

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided daily. 

Participants will also work in small groups to develop lesson plans or curriculum of their own related to the week’s theme.

How can I earn three graduate credits for participating in the summer institute? 

The summer institute is the foundation course for The Marymount University and World Affairs Council– Washington, DC Graduate Certificate in Global Education. 

To earn three graduate credits, you must apply to Marymount University.

Tuition cost for 3 graduate credit hours: $1,250

Global Education Certificate

The Marymount University and World Affairs Council– Washington, DC’s Graduate Certificate equips educators with the skills they need to develop globally competent students. Through this certificate you will learn from experts about complex global issues and gain tools to build global competencies into your curriculum and teaching approach.

Certificate Courses 
Summer  | Washington, D.C.
WAC-DC Summer Institute on International Affairs
(Five day summer residency program in Washington, D.C.) 
Fall  | Online course 
Global Perspectives: Instructional Strategies for the      Special Education Needs of All Students
Spring | Online course
 Global Perspectives on Peace and Conflict Education
Summer  | Online course
Capstone & Foundations of Curriculum Development for Global Education
Cost: 12 credit hours at $5,000