U.S. Department of State Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) 2017/2018 for Outstanding Teachers (Fully Funded to the USA).
The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides outstanding secondary school teachers of English, social studies, math, science, and special education with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States.
- Details for this program may vary by country. In general, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Current secondary school-level,* full-time teacher in an institution serving primarily a local population
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Be citizens of and residents in eligible TEA countries
- Five or more years of classroom experience as a teacher of English, English as a foreign language (EFL), mathematics, science, or social studies, including special education teachers in those subject areas;
- Proficient in written and spoken English with a TOEFL score of 450 on the paper-based TOEFL or an equivalent English-language examination
- Demonstrated commitment to continue teaching after completion of the program; and
- A complete application.
The TEA fellowship is fully funded and provides:
- 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 Orientation in Washington, D.C.
- Academic program fees
- Housing (generally shared with other program fellows) and meals
- Accident and sickness medical insurance coverage
- Transportation to the teaching practicum school (if necessary)
- A daily allowance for meals and incidentals during the academic program
- A baggage/shipping allowance (domestic and international)
- A book/professional development allowance
Application Deadline: Varying by Countries
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