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Global Classrooms DC Annual Report

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2020 - 2021 Report Highlights

In the 2020-2021 virtual academic year, 881 middle and high school students were impacted, learned about, and discussed a variety of international issues through GCDC programing.

46 volunteers, 50 educators, and 33 groups and schools participated in and supported the program coming from schools and groups in the Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland area and outside the area in New Jersey, Connecticut, Guatemala, South Korea, the Cayman Islands, and Venezuela.

GCDC also held multiple conferences and events including the Fall Model UN Training Conference in partnership with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Spring Model UN Conference in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, and monthly virtual Model UN sessions.


About Global Classrooms DC

Established in 2003, Global Classrooms® DC (GCDC) is the flagship education program of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA). GCDC is a Model UN program that introduces students in grades 5-12 to the work of the United Nations and international issues. Through original global education curriculum, Model UN mini-simulations, and annual Model UN Conference opportunities, GCDC helps to equip globally aware citizens by strengthening key skills including public speaking, negotiation, research, analysis, and writing.

The GCDC team creates original curriculum resources for the topics discussed at GCDC’s Fall and Spring Model UN conferences and as prep for realistic simulated discussions in their classroom; works with educators to support implementation of programming into their classes and extracurricular clubs; and pairs groups upon request with Model UN Mentors and individuals from UNA-NCA's speakers bureau who can help with conference preparation and can serve as an example of how Model UN can help students after high school graduation.  

You can click here to learn more about Global Classrooms DC, and you can also read our 2020-2021 Annual Report to learn more about our program.