NCCLA Teaching & Learning Workshops for College Faculty

The North Central Council of Latin Americanists (NCCLA) offers annual post-secondary educator workshops at colleges and universities throughout the upper Midwest, designed for participants to explore a topic and share teaching approaches and resources with peers.

Spring 2024: TBA


  • “Isn’t Brazil a City in Mexico?”  The Challenges of Leading Class Discussions on Latin America (spring 2023)
  • Confronting Poverty in Latin America (fall 2022)
  • ¿Qué Pasa? Engaging Students with Current Events in Latin America (fall 2021, virtual)
  • Teaching Latin America (or Anything) Online: Course Design and Best Practices (spring 2021, virtual)
  • Teaching about Latin American Culture while Avoiding Stereotypes
    (spring 2019, University of Minnesota, Morris)
  • Developing and Sustaining Latin American Studies Programs
    (spring 2018, Alverno College, WI)
  • Confronting Poverty in Latin America
    (spring 2017, Viterbo University, WI)
  • Developing Study Abroad Courses in Latin America
    (spring 2016, Luther College, IA)
  • Using Films and Documentaries to Teach Latin America
    (spring 2015, Augustana College, IL)
  • Role Playing Games and Activities in Teaching about Latin America
    (spring 2014, Simpson College, IA)
  • Latin America and the United States
    (spring 2013, Valparaiso University, IN)
  • Confronting Violence in Latin America
    (spring 2012, UW-Milwaukee, WI)