Global Teacher Institutes

Teacher Training Institutes are designed for emerging and seasoned teaching and administrative professionals in all educational settings and related fields.  Each institute is customized to meet the specific needs of our university partners from around the globe.


Teacher Training Institutes are designed for cohort groups and campus teams who want to develop instructional, administrative, managerial or leadership expertise in K-12 through higher education.  Instruction is student-centered and delivers pedagogies, learning theories and best practices grounded in research-based strategies. Institutes can run from one week to two months in duration depending upon client needs.

Teacher Training Institute highlights:

K-12 Curriculum Development and Instruction

Topics covered in this Institute include:

  • K-12 Curriculum Design and Instruction in the US and the Common Core Standards
  • What is Equity Education? Aligning Your Curricula with DEI
  • Research-Based Instruction: Strategies that Promote Student Achievement
  • Aligning Objectives, Instructional Activities and Assessment throughout the On-line and On-ground Curriculum
  • Developing Students’ Motivation and Self-Regulation Skills in a Remote Learning Environment
  • Inquiry-Based Learning

TESOL/Content Delivery in English

Topics covered in this Institute include:

  • Bilingual, Immersive and Distance Language Education in the US
  • Research-Based Instruction: Strategies that Promote L2 Student Achievement
  • English Language Reading and Writing Workshops
  • English Language Pronunciation Workshops (lab-site component)

Leadership and Internationalization

Topics covered in this Institute include:

  • What is Transformational Leadership in Today’s Shifting learning Environment?
  • Internationalization Efforts: Challenges and Opportunities
  • The Role of College Admissions
  • Student Well-Being and Optimal Learning

Each of our Teacher Training Institutes provides a menu of options for you to choose and customize your program. You can choose from the options below:

  • School site visits tied to course instruction
  • Observations and co-teaching opportunities
  • USC campus dorm, apartment or approved housing with secure access
  • Flexible meal plans for USC dining halls, restaurants and coffee shops
  • Campus orientation and tour
  • Access to all campus facilities (libraries, health center, gym, pool, computer labs)
  • Cultural and recreational weekend visits
  • Visa and immigration advising
  • Airport transfers
  • Welcome reception, closing ceremony
  • Certificate of completion

Customize Your Own Institute

You can also customize a program to meet your specific needs. Please contact our office to discuss your options.


Tuition and Registration

Program Fees

Program fees are dependent on the program design.


For more information about registration for our Global Teacher Institutes, please contact us.

Program Details

Degree Awarded


Estimated Length




Program Cost

Dependent on the program’s design.


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Kate  O'Connor

Kate O'Connor

  • Assistant Dean for Professional Development