Introductory Workshop

Teaching about Contested International Issues: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Salem Public Schools
Salem, MA

This workshop is full. Please email to be placed on the waiting list.

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired! Participants will be immersed in the Choices Program’s units The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate. Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to specific classroom goals.

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Workshop fee includes the print format AND a one-year license for the Digital Editions format of The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion.

Pre-registration is required.

Early registration is recommended.


Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12 History and Social Studies educators. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.

“Thank you again for a great session. One of the best PD experiences I have had in years.”
– Connie, Connecticut

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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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