The Great Decisions Teachers Institute in NYC

Updated: Nov 13, 2020

On behalf of the Foreign Policy Association, I would like to invite you and your colleagues to apply to this year’s Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute. The 2020 conference will be held from June 29th to July 3rd in New York City. Topics will include Climate Change, the Red Sea Region, Human Trafficking, and others. For more information and a full list of topics, please visit

is an opportunity for educators to immerse themselves in some of America’s most topical foreign policy challenges and build their skills in teaching international affairs. For five days, teachers from across the United States, Mexico, and Canada will attend lectures presented by experts and policy makers, interact with teaching colleagues, and acquire new teaching resources and curriculum ideas. If you or someone you know is a high school teacher, educators are invited to apply by March 13th. All applicants will be notified by April 17th.

There is no fee for the program. Meals and accommodation are provided, and a travel stipend of up to 300 USD is offered to teachers who are traveling from outside of the tri-state area. Additional stipends are available for educators traveling from outside of the United States.

To apply for the Great Decisions Teachers Institute, all applicants are required to complete the application questionnaire. The application can be accessed by clicking on this link, visiting, oIf you have any questions in regards to the application or the Great Decisions Teachers Institute, please email, or call the Foreign Policy Association at (212) 481-8100 x249.

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