Another Successful Summer Teacher Institute

CLACS hosted the 2019 Summer Teacher Institute, “Society and Politics in Contemporary Central America.” Twenty-four educators and 1 student came together to participate and share resources. These educators represented K-12 and post-secondary institutions from five states.

The materials used in this conference can be found here.

The institute was a collaboration between the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS); UW-Madison Latin American,Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (LACIS); and the Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. CLACS, LACIS, and FIU are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education 

2019 Summer Teacher Institute

July 10-12, 2019
A generation has passed since the 1987 Central American peace accords which promised to end the civil wars and lay the foundation for democratic practice in the region.  El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, however, are today some of the world’s most violent societies.  The current migration crisis highlights the fragility of institutions…… Continue Reading »