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Professional Development

Professional Development for Educators

We offer a variety of engaging educator professional development opportunities and programs throughout the school year, and focus on providing you with quality resources and activities you can take back to your classroom.

View and register for upcoming on-site workshops below, and be sure to sign up for our email updates! To schedule a custom on-site workshop, off-site presentation at your school, or other type of program, call 210-458-2351 or email itceducation@utsa.edu.

Mexican American Studies, Social Studies, and Literature Teachers’ Academy: "Power and Engagement in Social Studies and Literature"

Date: Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

Location: UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
Cost: $50 (to be paid before or on the first day of the Academy)

This one-week academy is presented by the UTSA College of Education and Human Development and offers classes, presentations, workshops, and tours to prepare secondary teachers to integrate the Mexican American experience for Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in social studies and literature, as well as meet the specific content area for Mexican American Studies as a special topics course. The Academy engages teachers in intellectually-oriented readings, workshops, and discussions to increase content knowledge and pedagogical skills regarding Mexican American Studies. The Academy will include a special tour of the ITC to explore classroom resources inspired by ITC’s newest exhibit Los Tejanos.

Contact Dr. Marie “Keta” Miranda in the UTSA Mexican American Studies Office by phone at (210) 458-2675 or by email at Marie.Miranda@utsa.edu with any questions.

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  • Teacher Tuesday

    A series of two-hour evening programs on a wide range of topics, from critical thinking and inquiry to temporary exhibit highlights to subject integration. Materials and refreshments provided. Separate registration for each session is required. Attending educators are awarded two CPE credits.

  • Saturday Workshops

    Morning workshops focusing on special topics or current temporary exhibits and how they may be used as a resource in the classroom. Materials and refreshments provided. Separate registration for each session is required. Attending educators are awarded CPE credits.

  • Summer Institute For Educators

    The ITC offers a wide array of educational resources for educators to use in the classroom. All of our lesson plans and hands-on activities meet TEKS requirements in social studies, and can be adapted to meet individual classroom needs.

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  • Educator Programs

    We offer a variety of engaging educator professional development opportunities and programs throughout the school year, and focus on providing you with quality resources and activities you can take back to your classrooms.

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