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 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.

GCDC programming is open to all public, private, and international schools, as well as homeschool co-ops, leadership organizations, and clubs in the US and abroad. Special discounted pricing is available for schools with Title I and/or FARM classification.

Year-Round Global Education Program

GCDC’s Year-Round program includes original global education curriculum, Model UN simulations, a Model UN training conference, professional development workshops for educators, and more!  Read More >

Annual Conference Opportunities

GCDC offers Model UN Training and Spring Conferences in partnership with the Pan American Health Organization, and State Department.

Volunteer with GCDC

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Our Partners

We develop strategic partnerships with organizations that are interested in linking the institutional and personnel resources of the nation’s capital to students in the DMV. GCDC strives to bring international experts directly to students, exposing them to future career opportunities in global policy making and international affairs.

GCDC Partners

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