The Dish

Professional Development Opportunities

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.

Woman writing on whiteboard

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.

Map of the world

This competitive program brings together educators and professionals to learn Portuguese language and culture in order to expand the offering of Portuguese language programs and broaden the reach of professional services.


Américas Book Award professional development workshops bring authors together with teachers to incorporate award-winning literature into classrooms.

Educators at SGS workshop

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 fellows

This competitive fellowship program brings together 10 community college faculty and academic staff to work on projects aimed at internationalizing course curricula.