UNA Educators

Members of the UNA Educators Affinity Group promote the work of the UN and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the classroom and share best practices. Participation in UNA Educators is open to any current UNA-USA member who is affiliated with a K-16 education program or school. Once you have joined as a UNA-USA member, you may then join the Affinity Group and will receive an invitation to join the UNA Forum discussion board for educators.

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Affinity Group Activities

  • UNA Forum Discussions UNA Educators will be able to connect with their colleagues from around the U.S. through a private UNA Forum discussion board open only to members. This will be a platform to ask questions, share best practices, and develop a network of globally-minded peers. Once your request to join the Affinity Group has been approved, you will receive an invitation to join UNA Forum.
  • Quarterly CallsUNA-USA will coordinate quarterly calls for the UNA Educators network to share best practices and learn about new and emerging trends in teaching the SDGs.
  • Monthly Resource EmailsUNA-USA staff will compile a monthly newsletter customized with educational tools and information for educators to use in the classroom.
  • Educator Spotlights – UNA-USA members are invited to nominate an educator who is advancing one or more of the SDGs via this form.
  • Professional Development UNA Educators are invited to the annual Global Engagement Summit at the UN each February and the Global Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. each June. These events will offer additional opportunities for educators to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals, and possible lessons to bring back to their students.


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