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USIP’s public education program offers education and training opportunities designed to equip middle school and high school educators to introduce peacebuilding concepts and skills to younger audiences. The resources below draw on our range of classroom resources, particularly the Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators.

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Educator group engaging in a professional development workshop at USIP.

Webinars

These webinars introduce key issues in international conflict management and peacebuilding and explore classroom resources and strategies for teaching these issues in the classroom.

Stories and Strategies

These stories and strategies offer practical guidance from teachers, for teachers, on best practices and innovative ideas in teaching global peacebuilding.

Peace Teachers Program

The USIP Peace Teachers Program is a year-long professional development opportunity for middle and high school educators in the United States. 

Courses

USIP’s Academy provides practitioner-oriented education, training, and resources via its online Global Campus.

Request Professional Development

Our program regularly hosts groups of teachers for onsite programs at USIP’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and works with others at venues around the U.S. and beyond through distance learning. More than 2,400 educators have participated in workshops and briefings designed to support their efforts to bring peacebuilding into the classroom. If you are interested in opportunities for your group of educators, please contact Megan Chabalowski at mchabalowski@usip.org or Request a Visit.

Learn more about USIP’s resources for students and educators.