2023 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute

drawing of the city of Guadalajara, Mexico

July 18-20, 2023

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (in-person)

Sustainable by Design: re-shaping the human landscape of Latin American cities

This institute examines innovative projects in Latin America to create more livable, equitable and sustainable urban spaces.  It explores initiatives which confront the challenges of climate change, urban growth, and marginality with participatory and community-building programs.  Institute participants will have the opportunity to consider how to integrate examples of green and “smart city” urban planning into their classroom curriculum about contemporary Latin America.

$90 in-service teachers / $30 Education students
(includes breakfasts, lunches, and materials). 
Dorm housing is available for $105/night (single) or $73/night (shared).

Application deadline extended:  June 15, 2023 

For more information:  Julie Kline (jkline@uwm.edu/414-229-5986)

The workshop is a collaboration between:

UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS)
Museo de Ciencias Ambientales, Guadalajara
Florida International University Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC)

CLACS, LACIS and LACC are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.