Evaluation of the California Subject Matter Project: California International Studies Project Case Study


Gallagher, H. A., Kim, D., & McCaffrey, T. (2009). Evaluation of the California Subject Matter Project.


The California International Studies Project (CISP) strives to provide standards-based professional development in history and international studies to prepare students to live, work, and be informed, active citizens in a world where conditions, people, and distant events may have a critical impact on their own and others’ lives. They do this by: (1) Developing teachers’ academic content knowledge and strengthening their instructional skills; (2) Conducting site and statewide programs designed to bridge cultures, cultivate equity, and enhance access for California’s diverse student population; and (3) Examining the complexity of historical and contemporary issues from a range of discipline perspectives.

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