On October 12-13, Barbara Petzen, John Kiser and Kathy Garms were welcomed to host a booth and introduce Abd el-Kade to Iowa educators at the Iowa Council for Social Studies Conference in Des Moines, IA. The Abd el-Kader Education Project curriculum entitled “Connecting across Cultures: How a Muslim Hero Won the Hearts and Minds of the World” was created by Barbara Petzen and introduced through Google Earth “Who Was Abd el-Kader” and DBQs “Embodying the Nation: George Washington, Abd el-Kader, and Gandhi”. These optional 6-12th grade curriculum materials align with Iowa and national core standards and are available free to all schools.