Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice Summer Institute | 2021


The Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice Summer Institute took place in 2021.

We invite educators working in refugee resettlement contexts across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and elsewhere to join us this summer for a rich learning opportunity within a vibrant community of practice.

Intended for teachers, instructional coaches, counselors, paraeducators, and other K-12 school staff members, the Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice Summer Institute aimed to help those working with refugees or individuals of immigrant backgrounds:

  • boost  knowledge and skills
  • prepare materials, lesson plans, and more for the next academic year
  • connect with colleagues committed to inclusion, equity, and joy in teaching and learning
  • receive support and recognition for professional growth
  • and much more!

Download the flyer for details.
Please share with colleagues. There are discounts for groups of 5 or more.

Education Leaders

You can enroll your team to build internal capacity. We are eager to work with your staff to co-facilitate the course, developing knowledge and skills within your district that you can tap into for years to come. Please read more about the outcomes of the course and how we can support your district to achieve its goals on this Course Announcement Flyer from 2021.

External evaluators found that participants felt significantly more prepared to teach ELL and refugee students after taking this course.

90% of our alumni highly recommend this course to fellow educators.

Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice Course
Part 1: Deepening Connections and Building Conditions for Learning

Take this course. It will provide you with the background information, strategies, tools and techniques to better serve your refugee student populations. – 2020 participant


Hanna Hong discusses teaching students with refugee backgrounds in her classroom.

This video was a project undertaken by a group of students from Africa who had an internship at the Center for Learning in Practice in 2021.