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Outreach for Educators

The Einaudi Center's outreach activities support faculty in community colleges, four-year School of Education institutions, and teachers in K-12 schools who wish to expand their international offerings. We offer professional development opportunities, as well as resources for educators including a lending library, teaching materials, afterschool language programs, cultural programs, and an outreach newsletter.


Professional Development Opportunities:

Faculty Fellowships


Community College Internationalization Fellowship

Community College Internationalization Fellowship

The Community College Internationalization Fellowship (CCIF) helps community college faculty identify and integrate international, intercultural or global dimensions into their teaching to prepare their students to become globally competent citizens.

Applications due by Feb. 28, 2020. Apply now! 



Global Education Faculty Fellowship

Global Education Faculty Fellowship

The Global Education Faculty Fellowship (GEFF) helps faculty in schools of education identify and integrate international, intercultural or global dimensions into their teacher training curricula to prepare pre-service teachers to become globally competent educators.

Applications due by Mar. 6, 2020. Apply now! 



CCIF 2019 fellows with staff
Introducing our 2019-20 fellows! Read more about our fellowships and meet this year's fellows.


International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI)

ISSI group

Every summer we run a professional development workshop for practicing and pre-service K-12 teachers called International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI). The goal of this workshop is to aid teachers in internationalizing K-12 curricula and incorporating more on world regions into their classrooms. Themes change every year. Past themes have addressed global education through the arts and schools around the world: looking at education through an international lens. Read more about the most recent ISSI on Cultural Sustainability.  


Resources for Educators 

SEAP Lending Library

Lending Library 

The lending library is an online educational outreach resource housed in, which provides images, descriptive text, and searchable keywords to aid the teacher-user in finding the materials they need. The library encompasses all of the regional programs within the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, including the Southeast Asia Program.


SEAP Lending Library

Afterschool Language and Culture Program

The goal of the Afterschool Language and Culture Program offered by the area studies programs within the Cornell Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies is to provide K-12 students from the local area with the opportunity to learn a foreign language and culture from a native or foreign language speaker.


Cultural Programming

Latin American, South Asia and Southeast Asia specialists, faculty, visiting scholars, visiting artists, and upper level graduate students can visit classrooms, give lectures, and/or offer performances upon request. For more info, contact Kathi Colen Peck