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K-14 Outreach

CMENAS is dedicated to promoting a broader and deeper understanding of the Middle East and North Africa through our educational outreach programs.

In these pages, you will find exciting and current information on how to teach MENA subjects, opportunities for further professional development, and curated reading lists from University of Michigan faculty.

Teacher Training: Opportunities to further develop as an educator? This page contains information about our teacher training programs at the University of Michigan, as well as other opportunities for MENA-related development.

Funding Opportunities: Grants and funding opportunities available through the University of Michigan and the International Institute, as well as external grants for educators teaching on MENA-related subjects.

Curriculum Plans & More: Lesson plans, online resources, and curated reading lists to help teach MENA-related subjects in the classroom. These resources are organized by time-commitment– from least to most time-consuming– for greater ease of browsing.

Stay up to date on what CMENAS is up to. Email cmenas@umich.edu to be added to our listserv and get the latest news on CMENAS events, resources, and course offerings delivered straight to your inbox.