Professional Development Opportunities
Summer Teacher Institutes
Some CLAS and other CLASP member institutions offer national and international summer institutes that are open to, and welcome participation from, teachers across the country.
Spanish Teachers Seminar
Teachers of Heritage Spanish learners design course materials and practices that promote literacy development and align with Common Core State Standards, the World Language Content Standards, and the Advanced Placement (AP) themes.
Lingua Portuguesa for Spanish Teachers
This competitive program brings together Spanish language instructors to learn Portuguese language and culture in order to expand Portuguese language programs in secondary and community college education.
Américas Book Award Workshops
Américas Book Award professional development workshops bring authors together with teachers to incorporate award-winning literature into classrooms.
Stanford Global Studies Workshops
Stanford Global Studies offers professional development institutes designed for middle school, high school, and community college history or social science teachers/professors.
Community College Faculty Fellowship Program
This competitive fellowship program brings together 10 community college faculty and academic staff to work on projects aimed at internationalizing course curricula.