The evening will begin with a Turkish food sampling, provided by the Turkish Cultural Center of Albany. Following the Turkish food sampling, Andrew Krakat will deliver a presentation on Turkish Heritage, History, and Culture. Andrew will also provide program attendees with ideas and suggestions on ways in which they can incorporate Turkish history into classroom activities.
While there is no fee to attend this program, program attendees are asked to register by Tuesday, October 23, 2012. For more information, or to register, contact Andrew Krakat, Capital District Council for the Social Studies Board Member, email@example.com
This program is sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Center of Albany and the Capital District Council for the Social Studies.
Andrew Krakat is a high school social studies teacher at Catholic Central High School in Troy, NY, and is a Board Member of the Capital District Council for the Social Studies. Andrew spent time this past summer participating in a People-to-People Spotlight on Turkey Teachers’ Study Tour, sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America in collaboration with the Turkish Cultural Foundation, and the International Center of the Capital Region. Some of the many places Andrew visited while in Turkey included: Istanbul, Canakkale, Bursa, Kusadasi, Aphrodisias, Pamukkale, Catalhoyuk, Konya, Cappadocia, and Ankara.