• Global Studies Educators


    • Confident, self-advocates who take ownership of learning and have a vision for their future.

    • Highly effective and creative collaborators, critical-thinkers, problem-solvers, and communicators using civil discourse.

    • Community-minded, culturally-competent leaders who champion diversity.

    • Innovators with compassion for self, others, and the global environment.



    Provide students opportunities to identify, examine and take action on issues of local and global significance to improve human conditions via service learning projects.

    • Facilitate students’ investigation and engagement in rigorous and relevant academic work linked to real and current world issues through key anchor performance tasks.

    • Foster and maintain a student-driven community characterized by high levels of engagement, motivation, service, collaboration, and respect for self and others.

    • Prepare students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and disposition necessary to matriculate successfully to college and career.

    • Understand the potential of technology in the classroom and effectively incorporate digital content within the content area.

    • Develop professional knowledge of competency-based education and its key assessment features including anchor performance tasks, exhibitions of learning, and competency scoring rubrics.

    • Create and reflect on professional anchor tasks that provide clarity on how to design their course materials ensuring the instructional vision is integral to student learning in all courses; (2) result in coherence in pedagogical practices among teachers; and (3) establish a shared language about instructional practices.



    Interaction, exploration, and networking with key community partners, and organizations and businesses with a global emphasis.

    • Local, regional, national or international travel.

    • Facilitating service projects and expeditionary learning opportunities that draw together students’ personal experience and intellectual growth to promote self-discovery and efficacy.