Teachers Abroad: General Information
In this program you will:
- Update your language knowledge
- Practice language intensively, both in and out of class
- Have access to new sources of authentic teaching materials
- Gain a deeper understanding of the history and culture of another country
- Meet with your teaching counterparts abroad
- Make new friends and contacts
Where can I go?
- Teachers of Russian should inquire about opportunities to study in Russia
Q: Where can I go?
A: Programs are available in France, Germany, Guatemala, and Quebec. Teachers of Russian should inquire about opportunities to study in Russia.
Q: When can I go?
A: All programs are scheduled to run for approximately three to four weeks in the summer. See individual program brochures or for details.
Q: What will I do there?
A: You will take intensive language classes, classes on culture, cultural excursions and local interest trips, and visits with local teachers.
Q: Is there a travel component?
A: Yes! Some in-country trips are included in the program. You may schedule additional travel at your own expense before and after the program.
Q: Where will I stay?
A: Some programs have carefully selected home stays while others place you in a residence hall.
Q: What documents do I need before departure?
A: Passport and health insurance coverage valid overseas. Some programs have additional requirements. See individual program brochures or web pages for details.
Q: How much does the program cost?
A: See individual program brochures or web pages.
Included in most programs are tuition and fees, room and some board, program field trips and visits, orientation costs, and program materials.
Not included in most programs are airfare and travel arrangements, transportation between the program site and designated airport, personal health and accident insurance (all participants are required to have insurance), personal travel, international teacher identity card (required), which includes repatriation insurance, telephone calls, passport fees, additional meals, personal purchases: gifts, souvenirs, teaching materials, and additional travels.
Q: Is there scholarship funding?
A: Yes. All program applicants teaching in high school will be considered for scholarship funding. Scholarships are competitive, based on the strength of your application. Teachers who do not receive a scholarship may attend by paying the full cost of the program. See individual program brochures and web pages for details.