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Local Outreach Initiatives and Teacher Training Workshops

Thematic day-long workshops for local K-14 teachers to learn about important topics in Latin America and the Caribbean and integrate new content into their curriculum. SCECH credit available.

2020 Teacher Training Workshop

Thursday, March 19optional (Tisch Hall 1014) and Saturday, March 21main training (Weiser Hall 1010 & University of Michigan Museum of Art) | SCECH units available: 8 (6 for Saturday only attendees)

Registration Fee: $20.00
Included in cost: Included in cost: Light breakfast, lunch (Central American tamales or pupusas plate from Pilar’s Tamales), book (Emily Wakild and Michelle K. Berry, A Primer for Teaching Environmental History, Duke University Press, 2018), and links to digital materials and resources specifically tailored to the event and the speakers.

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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 »