Dec. 8, 2018 K-12 Teacher Workshop, “Building Global Communities: A Conversation around Immigration”

December 8, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Founders Hall, Room 460, Alverno College, 3400 S. 43rd Street, Milwaukee

Registration fees: $30 professional; $15 student

The registration deadline for this workshop is December 1, 2018

In this workshop, participants will explore the opportunities and challenges of immigrant students in the K-12 classroom. Join us to explore the topic from legal implications to personal stories. You will hear firsthand experience from an immigration lawyer, practicing school administrator, teachers and students. You will have an opportunity to experience some of the procedures and challenges yourself by participating in a lively simulation.  Lunch, refreshments and resources provided.

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For more information, please contact Nancy Heingartner at or 608.265.6585.

The Institute for Regional and International Studies is coordinating this workshop, funded by its Title VI National Resource Center grant from the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office of the US Department of Education. This workshop is co-sponsored by Alverno College, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UW-Milwaukee (CLACS), and the Institute for World Affairs at UW-Milwaukee.