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Teachers for Global Classrooms: International Opportunity for US Teachers

Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program provides a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers from the United States to participate in a program designed to globalize US classrooms. TGC is a program of the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, administered by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IRE).

Activities include:
• An online course designed specifically for US teachers aiming to globalize their classrooms;

• Two Global Education Symposiums in Washington, DC (pre and post travel); and

• An international fellowship through a two week country visit upon successful completion of the online course.

Travel under this program will be to one of the following countries: Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Morocco, or Ukraine.

Participants are selected through a national, open competition. Eligible applicants must be:
• Full-time secondary-level (middle or high school), teaching professionals with five or more years of classroom experience in disciplines including English as a Second Language, English Language or Literature, Social Studies, Mathematics, or Science;

• US citizens.

For more information, visit Teachers for Global Classrooms on YouTube, To read more about the program, visit where you can also sign up for the mailing list and receive updates.

Applications are due June 15, 2011.Download Application Instructions.

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