K-16/Outreach Event Archive

Spring 2022:

(VIRTUAL) EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: Empowering Educators to Teach on Genocide

January 15-16, 2022 via Zoom | REGISTER HERE 

This virtual event will empower Wisconsin’s K-12 educators to teach on genocide and fulfill the mandates of Act 30, the new law passed by the Wisconsin legislature and Governor Evers in April 2021. It will offer participants the chance to hear presentations by top experts and acquire free book sets and other practical materials for teaching on the subject of genocide and five specific cases: the Holocaust, Cambodia, Rwanda, Argentina, and the Uyghurs in China.

Summer 2021:

EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! America and World Fascism from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond

LACIS is pleased to offer scholarships for qualified educators who wish to attend this workshop. Scholarships are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 10 applicants. Learn more about the course HERE.

2021 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: Underreported News Stories from Latin America

Please join Pulitzer Center and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for an engaging webinar and workshop series Monday, June 28-Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (9am-12noon CDT) that will introduce techniques for integrating journalism about Latin American, media literacy skills, and global competency skills into the curriculum. Led by education staff and journalist-grantees from the Pulitzer Center, this virtual Institute will include presentations by award-winning journalists Ana Maria Arevalo GosenAnita Pouchard Serra, and Valentina Oropeza. The Institute is also designed to give participants the opportunity to collectively explore ways to use journalism to teach communication and critical thinking skills, and to analyze how other instructors have employed Pulitzer resources to support their curricula and help students develop critical thinking, communication skills, and empathy.

A collaboration between the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. CLACS, LACIS and FIU are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.


Spring 2021:

March 10th, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. (CST): Virtual Guided Tour of Mexico City: “Mexico City Was on a Lake?”

LACIS has arranged to have a virtual guided tour of Mexico City for teachers, families, and others who may be interested in learning more about the history, geography, and rich cultural heritage of Mexico City!

This is a FREE event and open to any of our LACIS and LAASEN partners and friends.

Fall 2020:

The Growing Crisis of Refugees and Statelessness: A Practical, Pedagogical Workshop for Community-College Educators