Summer Teacher Institutes

Since 2007 CLACS, together with UW-Whitewater and UW-Madison, has offered a 3-day summer institute, drawing a wide community of teachers from different subject areas and teaching levels. Approximately 190 teachers from twelve states and the UK have participated in the institutes.

Upcoming Workshop

Society and Politics in Contemporary Central America
Summer 2019: UW-Milwaukee, July 10-12 (Registration Closed-FULL)
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2018 – Race and Ethnicity in Latin America
2017 – Whither Cuba? Perspectives on Cuba in the 21st Century
2016 – Designs for Sustainability in Latin America
2015 – Essential Themes in Latin American History for Teaching World History
2014 – Sport and Society in Modern Latin America
2013 – Indigenous Movements in Contemporary Latin America