University of Minnesota
African Studies Initiative

African Studies Initiative

K-16 Teachers

Summer Institutes for Teachers

Educators are eligible for stipends for attending ASI sponsored professional development programs . For a listing of professional development programs see Teacher and Community Outreach.

For information on the professional development seminars offered by ASI, click on the Outreach > Professional Development link

ASI Outreach Coordinator Deborah Jane can also provide information. She can be reached via email or 612-624-7346.

Summer Institutes for Language Teachers

To support the improvement of instruction of African Languages, ASI collaborates with the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota in offering Summer Institutes for Language teachers.

Information on the CARLA Summer Institute opportunities is available on the CARLA website or by contacting CARLA via email Look for CARLA on Facebook at