Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series

Teachers' Well-Being and Resilience

A series of presentations by teachers for teachers, the Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series is a new K-12 initiative by the European Union Center that launched in fall 2020. In these presentations, teachers from Europe and the U.S. explore an education-related issue that is tied to a local and/or national context. Please register here to attend the Fall 2021 lectures.

Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series Presenter(s)

How Do You Like My Work? Children with Special Needs in Education: Characteristics and Challenges

Saturday, October 23, 11 A.M. CDT

Aleksandra Duric, Professor of History and Languages, Institut Lauterbad (Kassel, Germany)

Teachers' Well-Being and Resilience

Saturday, November 13, 11 A.M. CST

Višnja Brcković, English Teacher, SŠ Mate Balote (Poreč, Croatia)

Inga Chiosa, Vice Director, Heritage International School (Chisinau, Moldova)

Ilze Kuhalska, English Teacher, Gaigalava Primary School and East Latvia High School of Technology (Rezekne, Latvia)

Vika Perinčič, English and German Teacher, Simona Kosa Podbrdo Primary School and Tolmin Gymnasium (Tolmin, Slovenia)

Lisa Scheidhauer, English and German Teacher, Wendelinusschule (Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany)

If you are an Illinois teacher who would like to receive ISBE PDHs (Professional Development Hours) for attending these lectures, please contact Sydney Lazarus (