CLACS at your school
CLACS implements the center’s mission as a US Department of Education-funded Title VI National Resource Center to serve as an informational resource on the Latin American and Caribbean area for the needs of local, regional and national constituencies. Indiana University arranges for faculty, advanced graduate students or international students to give presentations to K-12 classes on a variety of topics related to this region.
Global Speakers Service (GSS)
Indiana University's Global Speakers Service (GSS) is designed to enhance international topics and activities in Indiana's schools and civic organizations – K-12, college, and adult education classes, government organizations, churches, businesses, social clubs, libraries, museums, service clubs, and retirement communities.
Within 50 miles of Bloomington, IU faculty, advanced graduate students, and international students are available to make presentations, free-of-charge, on a wide range of international topics to add a global component to any curriculum or program. Find out more about GSS >
International Studies for Indiana Schools (ISIS)
International Studies for Indiana Schools (ISIS) is an innovative distance learning program which uses interactive video technology to connect K-12 schools and community groups in Indiana and other states with Indiana University international students, scholars, and specialists. Find our more about ISIS >
Geography and History of the World Workshops
These Title VI supported workshops are conducted to assist Indiana high school teachers with course content related to the standards for the new Indiana's new Core 40 curriculum Geography and History of the World requirement.
Coordinated by Indiana University's Center for Social Studies and International Education (CSSIE), these workshops are offered in collaboration with five other IU area studies centers:
- Center for the Study of the Middle East
- African Studies Program
- East Asian Studies
- Russian & East European Institute
- Inner Asia and Uralic National Resource Center
The workshops are free to participating teachers and materials in support of each presentation are made available free of charge. A curriculum specialist is also on hand to provide advice on translating workshop content into course modules. Find out more about these workshops >
Questions? Contact us at clacs[at]indiana.edu