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The Education of an Idealist: A Conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power

This webinar features a conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power about educating young people to be upstanders for a more humane and just world.

Virtual

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Cost:  Free
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About this event:

Single Session

Our single professional learning sessions are designed to easily fit into your day. Typically one hour or less, these sessions explore timely and relevant topics including teaching strategies, current events, and more.

Instructor-Led

This professional learning event will be led by Facing History staff. When you register, you will receive instructions for how to attend the event.

This event qualifies for Certificate of Completion.

What can one person do? On the eve of Human Rights Day, join the American Federation of Teachers and Facing History and Ourselves for a conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power about educating young people to be upstanders for a more humane and just world. Ambassador Power’s new best-selling memoir charts her compelling journey—from immigrant, to war correspondent, to Pulitzer Prize-winning author, activist and foreign policy critic, to cabinet official and Ambassador to the United Nations in the Obama administration. Her story illuminates the complexity, and necessity, to learning to make a difference in today’s world. 
 
Participants in the webinar will receive free classroom resources about human rights and current events from Facing History and Ourselves.

Available for one-hour of PD credit.*

*You will be eligible to receive one-hour of professional development recertification credit for participation in this webinar if you complete all the poll questions, survey, and actively watch the webinar. At the conclusion of the webinar, you will be able to download a certificate that verifies you completed the webinar. Check with your school district in advance of the webinar to ensure that the PD recertification credit is accepted.

You must be a Share My Lesson member to participate in this webinar. By registering for this webinar, you consent to getting a free account on Share My Lesson if you are not a current member.

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