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International Travel Grant Opportunity for US Teachers

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:38 am    Post subject: International Travel Grant Opportunity for US Teachers Reply with quote

Dear Educators:

My name is Tova Pertman and I'm writing to you from IREX, an international non-profit organization in Washington, DC. IREX administers program in areas such as education, civil society, and media development.

As part of one of our US State Department-funded programs that we administer, the Eurasia/South Asia Teaching Excellence & Achievement Program (TEA), we are getting ready to kick off our recruitment for the US Teachers recipricol visit component of the program. The applicants we are seeking are US, secondary-level teachers of English as a Foreign Language and Social Sciences to participate in a two-week professional exchange program in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Ukraine. Eligible applicants must be:

* Secondary-level (middle or high school), teaching

professionals

with five or more years of classroom experience in disciplines including English as a Foreign Language and social sciences (including social studies, civics, and history)

* U.S. citizens, and

* Able to travel in April 5-18, 2008.

Please see the US Teacher International Travel Grant announcement pasted below. Please feel free to contact me at tpertman@irex.org if you have any questions or would like more information.

Best regards,

Tova

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INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GRANT FOR US TEACHERS


Under the Eurasia/South Asia Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) the U.S. Department of State and IREX (the International Research & Exchanges Board) announce a competition for secondary-level teachers of English as a Foreign Language and Social Sciences from the United States to participate in a two-week professional exchange program in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Ukraine.

Eligible applicants must be:
Secondary-level (middle or high school), teaching professionals with five or more years of classroom experience in disciplines including English as a Foreign Language and social sciences (including social studies, civics, and history),

U.S. citizens, and

Able to travel in April 5-18, 2008.


The program is fully funded and provides: visa support, round-trip domestic airfare, lodging and meals to attend the TEA U.S. Conference, round-trip airfare from the U.S. to the assigned country in Eurasia or South Asia, emergency medical evacuation plan, recommended vaccinations, and lodging and a daily stipend in host country.


Application Deadline: April 2, 2007


Applications can be downloaded at: http://www.irex.org/programs/tea/tea_info.asp


For more information, you may contact Tova Pertman at (202) 628-8188 ext 135 or tea@irex.org.

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Tova Pertman
Program Officer
Education Programs Division
IREX
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC. 20037
www.irex.org
Phone: (202)-628-8188 x135
Fax: (202)-628-8189
Email: tpertman@irex.org
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