HSW Educator Learns from Leading Scholars

HSW Educator Learns from Leading Scholars photo
High School West social studies teacher Christina Cone was selected to attend a professional development conference hosted by the Foreign Policy Research Institute and co-sponsored by the Department of Russian and East European Studies. Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania and Carthage College for secondary school educators, the conference was held from Oct. 21-22 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The weekend conference focused on “What is Eurasia?” and connected 40 educators with leading scholars in the field of international relations. Nine experts presented topics including the rise and fall of the Soviet Union, the Russian revolution, post-Soviet democratization, the Baltic States and more.