Coastal Carolina University’s Spadoni College of Education Consortium for Educational Research and Evaluation (CERE) will host a Global Education Forum on Tuesday, April 24th, beginning with a reception at 6:00 p.m. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held in the E. Craig Wall College of Business Administration Wall Auditorium. To register, please complete the form below or contact Ms. Lynne Brock at 843-349-2629, lynne@coastal.edu.

(video courtesy WBTW)

The importance of global education was emphasized by the National Governors’ Association back in 1989 when it was stated that “inadequate teacher preparation in global education and international studies is a major obstacle in the ability of the United States to meet the economic, political, and social challenges of today’s world.” Today we continue to face the same challenges and the need for global education is based on the reality of our rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent world. Advances in communications and travel technologies have blurred the geographic boundaries that may have limited social, cultural, political, and economic connections. Such boundaries are becoming virtually non-existent. Teachers, students, business and civic leaders are invited. The forum will serve as the second in a series of community discussions about the importance of educating children in South Carolina.