APPLY NOW: FOR THE 2010-2011 EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS FOR PRINCIPALS AND ADMINISTRATORS
Argentina Administrators
U.S. principals partner with an Argentine principal in a three-week educational seminar and work shadow exchange where principals work as a team with their partners on issues of mutual interest to their students, schools and communities. U.S. principals will host their exchange partner in their school and arrange a home stay in their district mid-October to early November, 2010 and travel to Argentina in June or July, 2011 for a reciprocal exchange.
Brazil Award Winning Principals
U.S. principals host Brazilian award winning principals in U.S. schools for two weeks at the end of October to early November 2010. U.S. principals may apply to travel to Brazil for two weeks in early August 2010. Participants on exchange interact with teachers and students, share perspectives on leadership and innovation in school management, and participate in a seminar on innovation in public school management.
Greece Classics Teachers Seminar
U.S. high school and college teachers of Latin, Greek, Ancient or Classical Studies travel to Athens from mid-June to the end of July, 2010 to learn about the topography and monuments of Greece in their historical context, the interpretation of literature and historical writings and how ancient sources may be used to interpret archaeological discoveries.
India Summer Teacher Program
U.S. high school teachers of Math, Science or English travel to New Delhi in early July to mid-August, 2010 to team teach with their Indian counterpart in their subject area. While in India teachers take part in cultural visits and may work on community service projects.
Italy Classics Teachers Seminar
U.S. high school and college teachers of Latin, Greek or Classical Studies travel to Rome mid-June to mid-August, 2010 to learn about the development of Rome from the earliest settlements through the study of material remains: architecture, sculpture, painting, and through literary sources and the social history of ancient Greeks, Romans, and others along the Bay of Naples.
Jordan Administrators
U.S. schools host an administrator from Jordan from the end of September to mid-October, 2010 to shadow U.S. administrators, observe U.S. teachers and students during regular classes, and experience home hospitality in the host community in order to gain first-hand knowledge of professional development opportunities for administrators and teachers, learn about parental involvement and volunteerism; observe student council and PTA meetings; and to participate in cultural outings.
Mexico Administrators
U.S. principals partner with a Mexican principal in a three-week educational seminar and work shadow exchange where principals work as a team with their partners on issues of mutual interest to their students, schools and communities. U.S. principals will host their exchange partner in their school and arrange a home stay in their district mid-October to mid-November, 2010 and travel to Mexico in late June to early July, 2011 for a reciprocal exchange.
Thailand Teachers and Administrators
U.S. elementary, middle and high school teachers or department chairs and middle and high school principals partner with Thai counterpart educators to work on issues of mutual interest to their students, schools and communities. U.S. educators will host their Thai exchange partners for two weeks from late March to mid-April, 2010 and may apply for a reciprocal exchange to travel to Thailand for two weeks in early July 2010.
Uruguay Teachers and Administrators
U.S. elementary and secondary school teachers and secondary school principals may host a Uruguayan educator in early February 2010 for two weeks and/or apply to participate in a reciprocal exchange to Uruguay in mid-July to early August, 2010. The program is designed to create linkages between participants and to promote innovative ideas in teaching and school administration.
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