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Nicholas Allen | August 14, 2020

The Haiti Teacher Fellows Program is a funded, year-long fellowship for high school and community college teachers during the 2020-2021 school year. This program aims to enhance teacher expertise in the history and understanding of Haiti, as well as to provide opportunities for teachers to collaborate on developing curriculum and materials about the Caribbean country. Topics covered will include the Haitian revolution, Haitian history and culture, the 2010 earthquake, and Haitian migration to North Carolina. The program is open to teachers of all subjects and is highly recommended for History/Social Studies, Latin American Studies, French, and English Language Arts educators.

Haiti Teacher Fellows will receive:

  • Intensive and ongoing professional development throughout the year-long program
  • Access to scholars and university faculty specializing in Haitian history and cultures
  • 1.0 CEU (upon completion of all program requirements)
  • Stipend of $300 (upon completion of all program requirements)
  • Complementary digital and/or print copy of the “The Haitian Revolution”curriculum from The Choices Program and fiction/nonfiction texts about Haiti