2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for secondary school educators and administrators
The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the competition for the Study of United States Institutes for secondary school educators and administrators to be offered by the Department of State. The intensive five-week program will take place in the beginning of June 2019 at various U.S. universities with a focus on classroom teachers and administrators including teacher trainers, curriculum developers, textbook writers and ministry of education officials, among others.
The programs will consist of four week academic residencies and one week study tours to a different region of the United States. The goal is to provide participants with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, education and culture – past and present as well as providing content and materials to enable the participants to develop high school level curricula about the United States.
Application deadline: Sunday, January 20, 2019
2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes for university faculty and scholars
The Embassy of the United States of America in Mexico is pleased to announce the competition for the Study of United States Institutes for university faculty and scholars. The institutes will be engage multinational groups of up to 18 experienced university faculty, scholars and other related professionals from around the globe, and will last six weeks beginning in or after June 2019. The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.
The Institutes will take place in English, at various colleges, universities, and academic institutions throughout the U.S., focused in the following themes in U.S. Studies:
- American Culture and Values;
- American Politics and Political Thought;
- Contemporary American Literature;
- Journalism and Media;
- Religious Freedom and Pluralism;
- U.S. Foreign Policy; and
- Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap.