Teaching About Climate Change, Genocide, and Other Global Topics with the Choices Program’s Current Issues Series

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
New Brunswick NJ

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!

Participants will be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested issues and exploring multiple perspectives.

This introductory workshop will provide an overview of the Choices Program’s Current Issues Series, with a focus on the Climate Change and Questions of Justice unit and the Confronting Genocide: Never Again? unit.

NOTE: This workshop will begin at 8:30 am ET. It will take place at the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Register $145Per Person
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Registration fee: $145. All participants will receive print copies of the Climate Change unit and the Genocide unit, as well as a one-year Digital Editions license for both units. Coffee, lunch, and a certificate of completion will also be provided.

Please register soon to secure your spot.

If you would like to pay for this workshop with a Purchase Order, please contact our office at 401-863-3155 or choices@brown.edu.


This workshop is open to all educators and curriculum instructors. Teachers addressing the New Jersey state standards on climate change, the Holocaust/genocide education law (N.J.S.A. 18A:35-28), and anyone teaching about contemporary issues at a secondary level are welcome to attend.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and 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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