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Registration Now Open for Wisconsin Teachers of Local Culture 2016 Here at Home Cultural Tour

Tuesday, April 5, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shannon K. Larson
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Wisconsin Teachers of Local Culture invites you to be a part of their 2016 Here at Home Cultural Tour on "Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives” to take place June 21-24, 2016 in north-central Wisconsin.

Be a part of this inspiring, informative, and immersive professional development event.

Why? Because you'll:

  • Have fun.
  • Gain a richer understanding of the diversity of Wisconsin lifeways.
  • Learn ways to study local culture you can use with your students.
  • Get practice using a free photo-mapping tool you can use with your students.
  • Become part of the WTLC statewide network of locally-focused educators
  • Optionally earn two graduate credits.


This four-day cultural tour will begin and end in Eau Claire, and explore cultural communities throughout north-central Wisconsin.

Just a few of the highlights are:

  • tours of the Somali community's mosques in Barron
  • an overnight in hand-built Finnish architecture lodges in Brantwood
  • a visit with Lac Courte Oreilles educators and artists
  • fun with the Czech community in Haugen
  • experiencing an Amish-Mennonite produce auction in Withee


Cost to participants is only $200.

Registration deadline is May 5.  Registration form is available here: http://csumc.wisc.edu/wtlc/sites/default/files/WTLC_application_2016_0.pdf

Full details about Changing Landscapes, Changing Lives are available here: http://csumc.wisc.edu/wtlc/?q=tours 

Questions?  Contact Liz Reuter at l.reuter@cvmuseum.com

 



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