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Mexican American Studies

4th Annual Cultural Afromestizaje Symposium and Concert

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

4th Annual Cultural Afromestizaje Symposium and Concert

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

MAS Symposium: Decolonial Epistemologies

Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies

Faculty and students researching and planning



Social Studies Teachers' Academy


Mexican American Studies Program at UTSA sponsors a MAS Social Studies Teachers’ Academy annually during the summer months for secondary teachers in the South Texas region to learn how to integrate the Mexican American experience for Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in social studies, as well as meet the specific content area for Mexican American Studies as a special topics course. 


The Academy engages teachers in intellectually oriented readings, workshops, and discussions to increase content knowledge and pedagogical skills regarding Mexican American Studies. The Academy will include a special tour of the ITC to explore classroom resources inspired by ITC’s newest exhibit Los Tejanos. The MAS Social Studies Teachers’ Academy provides professional development hours/credit.


Watch the link here to can learn more about the Academy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdCigcc71gA&feature=youtu.be


You can also learn more about this year’s schedule and how to register by visiting the site: http://education.utsa.edu/events/detail/social_studies_teachers_academy/.  You can also call 210-458-2675 or email any questions to mas.ssacademy@gmail.com with your questions or for more information.