2015 Summer Teacher Institute - Inequality: Conditions, Consequences, Solutions

This three day professional development workshop incorporated interdisciplinary perspectives on one of the world's greatest problems: inequality. With an eye toward curriculum development, presenters used comparative and international examples to explore causes and possible remedies to social and natural disparity. Faculty, staff, and graduate students  -- from the University of Chicago and other esteemed educational institutions from around the country -- spoke and led conversations about curriculum development. 

Intended primarily for elementary through community college educators, the Summer Teacher Institute is open to all interested parties. Attendees earned up to 18 professional development credits by completing all three days of the Institute.

Thw 2015 Institute was held in the "Performance Penthouse" on the 9th floor of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL.

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SCHEDULE

JUNE 29 • Inequality and Discrimination
JUNE 30 • Understanding Socio-economic Inequality
JULY 1 • Teaching on Inequality

The Institute was presented by the University of Chicago Center for International Studies and co-sponsored by the Program on the Global Environment, Center for East Asian Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for East European and Russian Eurasian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Southern Asia at Chicago, and the Oriental Institute.