Introductory Workshop

The Choices Program’s Current Issues Series: Focus on the Syrian Civil War Unit

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Brown University
Providence, RI

This is a hands-on workshop. We will conduct activities from the forthcoming unit The Syrian Civil War that are appropriate for the geography, current issues, and world history classroom.

We’ll also highlight recent updates in the The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy unit and discuss ways to implement these units, and the entire Current Issues Series, in your classroom for the 2020-21 school year!

Register $145Per Person

Cost: $145 per person.

Registration fee includes the print format and a one-year Digital Editions license for The Syrian Civil War (forthcoming) and The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy (update in summer 2020). Lunch and a certificate of attendance are also provided.

Pre-registration is required.

Early registration is recommended.


This interactive workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.

Your program was informative, interesting, and helpful. As a speaker and presenter, your style is most effective. No nonsense, fun, and engaging.
– Fred T., History Teacher, Florida


Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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