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Local Outreach Initiatives and Teacher Training Workshops

Thematic day-long workshops for local K-12 teachers to learn about important topics in Latin America and the Caribbean and integrate new content into their curriculum. SCECH credit available.

April 17, 2019, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Multi-Purpose Room, 525 S. State St, Ann Arbor

Registration Fee: $20.00

Included in cost: Dinner, coffee and snacks, a full lesson plan and resource guide, and copies of the books: Ruth Behar's Lucky Broken Girl and An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba (illustrated by Humberto Mayol); Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp's So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico: Middle Eastern Immigrants in Modern Mexico; and Darcy A. Zabel's Arabs in the Americas: Interdisciplinary Essays on the Arab Diaspora.

For SCECH credits, teachers must bring an additional $10 (payable by cash or check) on the day of the workshop.

LACS works with a variety of local K-12 schools to bring instructional materials and music and dance demonstrations to the classroom to spread awareness of Latin American indigenous languages and cultures.

For more information on this project, please contact Indigenous Languages Program Coordinator Howard Tsai at

LACS is proud to support the following local programs:

The Ann Arbor Language Partnership »

U-M Spanish Language Internship Program »

En Nuestra Lengua »