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Professional Development

The Einaudi Center offers professional development opportunities for community college faculty, faculty at four-year schools of education, and K–12 teachers. If you want to internationalize your classroom, read on to find out how you can find your place in international studies at Einaudi. 

Questions? Email the Einaudi Center’s outreach coordinator


Community College Internationalization Fellowship

For Community College Faculty

Faculty of any discipline at two-year institutions can prepare students to become global-minded citizens, collaborating with Cornell’s area studies programs and the South Asia Center at Syracuse University.  We seek projects that engage with Latin America, South Asia, or Southeast Asia. Projects may include a new course, a new unit for an existing course, or a service learning component to an existing course that encourages the exchange of diverse perspectives. 

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Deadline

February 2021. Please watch for more details. 

Funding Amount

$1,000 

How to Apply

Create a project proposal that includes a cover page, CV, and project description. Please email your proposal materials as attached .pdf or .docx files.  

Cover Page

Please include the following: 

  • Your name and contact information 

  • Title of your project 
  • Summary of the project and its purpose, including whether your project is individual or collaborative 
  • Areas and/or countries of focus 
  • One to four global learning outcomes 

Project Description (1–2 pages)

Please include the following: 

  • Timeline and schedule for project development 

  • Description of how you will implement your project (required) 
  • Description of how your students will participate during development (optional) 
  • List of what you need to develop your project and how you anticipate working with the area studies program 
  • Plan for how you will present or share what you develop 
  • Plan for how you might present the work your students undertake (if relevant) 

Implementation Process

You will have one year to implement your project, with the possibility of extending to a second year if the project needs further development. During the first year, our outreach coordinator will give you administrative support. 


Global Education Faculty Fellowship

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For Faculty at Schools of Education 

Do you want to internationalize your teacher training? School of education faculty can prepare our region’s future teachers to teach about diverse countries and cultures, collaborating with Cornell’s area studies programs and the South Asia Center at Syracuse University. We seek projects that integrate global and intercultural experiences into teacher training curricula. Each project must engage with one or more world area, with preference given to projects that engage with South Asia or Southeast Asia.  

Deadline 

March 2021. Please watch for more details. 

Funding Amount 

$1,000 

How to Apply

Create a project proposal that includes a cover page, CV, and project description. Please email your proposal materials as attached .pdf or .docx files.

Cover Page

Please include the following: 

  • Your name and contact information 

  • Title of your project 
  • Summary of the project and its purpose, including whether your project is individual or collaborative 
  • Areas and/or countries of focus 
  • One to four global learning outcomes 

Project Description (1–2 pages)

Please include the following: 

  • Timeline and schedule for project development 

  • Description of how you will implement your project (required) 
  • Description of how your students will participate during development (optional) 
  • List of what you need to develop your project and how you anticipate working with the area studies program 
  • Plan for how you will present or share what you develop 
  • Plan for how you might present the work your students undertake (if relevant) 

Implementation Process 

You will have one year to implement your project, with the possibility of extending to a second year if the project needs further development. During the first year, our outreach coordinator will give you administrative support. 


International Studies Summer Institute

For K–12 Teachers 

The International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI) is a professional development workshop for practicing and pre-service K–12 teachers held each summer on the Cornell campus. The workshop will give you practical strategies and resources for integrating international studies and world religions into your classroom. Each year, ISSI has a new international theme, such as global arts education.