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Members of the Washington State Coalition for International Education Steering Committee post items of interest to this blog.

Diplomacy Summit in Seattle

Learn what it takes to have a career in the Foreign Service! Students can attend a Careers in the Foreign Service panel from 3:45-5:00 PM on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Diplomacy Begins Here regional summit. The cost is … Continue reading

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Global Leadership Summer Institute for Educators

The Global Leadership Summer Institute for Educators, designed by teachers for teachers, will take place August 3-7, 2015 at Seattle University. Join K-12 teachers from all around the region for a week-long workshop, and walk away with free resources, new … Continue reading

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One World Now! Announcements

Travel to Morocco this Summer! The 2015 Morocco Language & Leadership Summer Institute with OneWorld Now! will take high school students on a life changing journey to develop intercultural leadership skills, explore Moroccan and Arab culture through home stays and … Continue reading

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1st Annual Washington State Global Issues Network Coming!

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Community Partners, As many of you know, for the past four years, students and teachers at Chief Sealth International High School have organized a weeklong festival called World Water Week. This year we are doing something … Continue reading

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World Educator – Noah Zeichner

Congratulations to Noah Zeichner, the 2013-2014 World Educator award recipient from the World Affairs Council in Seattle. From their website: https://www.world-affairs.org/programs/global-classroom/world-educator-award/2013-world-educator-award/ … For almost a decade, Noah has taught Social Studies and Spanish at Sealth International High School. He works … Continue reading

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How global is Washington?

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International Education Update

We are excited to announce the return of the Washington State Coalition for International Education! Please join us on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 7:00-8:30 pm for a conversation with Noah Zeichner, Chief Sealth International High School teacher and recipient of the 2013-14 World Educator Award. He will share highlights of his recent trip to Singapore with the Asia Society’s Global Cities Education Network and the Center for Teaching Quality.
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New Finds on Global Education!

Fellow Global Education Enthusiasts, I am excited about two new finds! Check out these links and share your thoughts here! 1) “Connect All Schools” http://www.connectallschools.org/home This website is just what it sounds like. Citing a line from President Obama’s June … Continue reading

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2011 Intensive Summer Language Institutes

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the 2011 Intensive Summer Language Institutes Program taking place next summer in Alexandria, Egypt and Changchun, China.  The Intensive Summer Language Institutes provide fully funded fellowships for U.S. classroom teachers to … Continue reading

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K-12 EDUCATION: THE MISSING LINK IN DEVELOPMENT

By signing the Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development, President Obama has set forth the first policy of its kind by a U.S. administration recognizing that “development is vital to U.S. national security and is a strategic, economic, and moral … Continue reading

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