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California International Studies Project

Area served: Statewide
http://csmp.ucop.edu/cisp

Contact: Ronald Herring, CISP Executive Director
209-946-2280
University of the Pacific George Wilson Hall 3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Description of Organization:
CISP focuses on increasing teacher competence in history and international studies.

CISP offers professional development programs, institutes, workshops and coaching in:

  • history & geography of US and the world
  • world cultures
  • economics
  • world religions
  • global issues
  • relations among nations
  • content literacy and academic development

Description of Products and Services Available to Schools:

  • interdisciplinary professional development programs o institutes, workshop series, coaching, school and district partnerships
  • history & geography of US and the world
  • world cultures and regions - Asia, Oceania, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East
  • economics
  • world religions
  • unresolved global issues - human rights, environment, migration, economics and international conflict
  • relations among nations - student town hall meetings, simulations, international relations courses and diplomacy exercises
  • content literacy and academic language development
  • English Language Arts and ELD standards in relation to the social science curriculum

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