Deadline: Application is Ongoing
Fulbright TEA brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that offers academic seminars for professional development at a host university. Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools.
The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and is administered by IREX.
Fulbright TEA participants foster positive interactions with Americans throughout their time in the United States, especially in American classrooms.
All program participants have opportunities to observe, co-teach, and share their expertise in U.S. secondary schools.
Fulbright TEA participants are master teachers of English, English as a foreign language, science, mathematics, and social studies, including special education in those subject areas.
Teacher training: Fulbright TEA participants engage in an intensive six-week professional development program at a U.S. university. They take part in academic seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, lesson planning, and instructional technology.
Field experience: Fulbright TEA participants are immersed in an American classroom environment. They have opportunities to observe, co-teach, and share their expertise in U.S. secondary schools, building collaborative, lasting connections with U.S. teachers and students.
Best practice exchange: Fulbright TEA participants study and observe international best practices in education and share their own professional knowledge with educators and students in the United States.
Civic and cultural activities: Fulbright TEA participants take part in American cultural activities such as performances, sporting events, U.S. home hospitality visits, and trips to historical sites.
- J-1 visa support;
- A pre-departure orientation held in participant’s home country;
- Round-trip airfare to and within the U.S.;
- A Welcome Program at the host university;
- Academic program fees;
- Housing (generally shared with other program fellows) and meals;
- Accident and sickness medical insurance coverage (does not cover pre-existing conditions);
- Transportation to the practicum school (if necessary);
- A daily allowance for incidentals during the university academic program;
- A professional development allowance;
- A baggage allowance;
- An end-of-program workshop in Washington, D.C., and
- The opportunity to apply for alumni small grants for alumni in good standing.
Eligibility for Fulbright TEA
- Current secondary level, full-time teachers of English, English as a foreign language (EFL), math, science, or social studies, including special education teachers in those subjects at an institution serving primarily a local population
- Five years of full-time teaching experience
- Citizen and resident of participating Fulbright TEA country
- Other requirements as indicated in the application
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