Members of the African Studies Association Outreach Council are pleased to offer Professional Development Programs for K-14 educators with the aim to help teachers engage with Africa in their classrooms. Browse the various opportunities below and click on the program descriptions to learn more about program content and availability. Many of these programs are offered during the summer with early spring application dates. To view workshops and webinars offered throughout the academic year, visit our events calendar.
The Teaching Africa Teacher Certificate Program involves affordable courses and free workshops to prepare teachers to become education leaders and innovators in the teaching of Africa. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to learn more.
The Harvard University Center for African Studies partners with various global studies centers on campus to offer thematic summer teachers' workshops. These three day workshops are held in Cambridge, MA in late July and early August. Click here to learn more.
Every Spring, the Center for African Studies hosts a local Africa in the Classroom Workshop that brings together K-12 educators to workshop on teaching Africa in schools. Workshops typically are hosted in early May. Click here to learn more.
In the summers, the Howard University Center for African studies hosts a three-day Summer Institute - "Africa in the Classroom and Community" for highly motivated educators interested in reading, learning, and teaching about Africa. Click here to learn more.