Ethnic Studies Critical Literacies Institute

Pink background with a stack of books with the title Ethnic Studies Critical LiteraciesInstitute

Event Date

Online and In-person

The California History-Social Science Project, Bay Area Writing Project, and Area 3 Writing Project present a two week professional development workshop for K-12 teachers that focuses on examining critical literacies in Ethnic Studies. Join teachers from both the Greater Sacramento and Bay Areas as take a deep dive into Ethnic Studies pedagogy and praxis.

July 17-28, 2023  |  9:00 am - 1:00 pm  |  $1,000 Stipend

Topics to Include

  • Reading & reflect on scholarship that supports Ethnic Studies instruction
  • Participate in discussions & workshops around content knowledge, self-reflection, theory, & praxis
  • Learn from local community partners & Ethnic Studies educators
  • Discuss content knowledge & instruction strategies in small groups
  • Build K-12 Ethnic Studies teacher communities


  • July 17 @ UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library
  • July 18-20 Virtual on Zoom
  • July 21 In-Person location TBD
  • July 24-27 Virtual on Zoom
  • July 28 In-Person at UC Davis
  • '23-'24 School Year: Virtual Meet-up dates TBD

How to Apply

Applications are due by April 21, 2023.

Application will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. We would like for you to tell us about yourself, why you would like to join the Critical Literacies Institute, and your availability. Please note: by applying with this form, you are indicating your willingness to commit to the two-week hybrid (online and in-personsummer institute at UC Davis and UC Berkeley between July 17-July 28 (Monday-Friday). Applicants will be notified of their statuses by May 1, 2023. 

Apply Now!


Please contact us with any questions or concerns: (Bay Area) or (Sacramento)