Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program 2024

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 

 

The 2024 – 2025 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program will bring international secondary-level teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools. 

  • General academic seminars focused on new teaching methodologies, student-centered learning, content-based instruction, lesson planning, and instructional technology training for teachers. Thematic cohorts also available on gender education, climate education, and media literacy. 
  • A practicum of at least 40 hours with a U.S. partner teacher in local secondary schools. 
  • A variety of relevant professional development and cultural activities. 

Project Timeline

Accepting Applications……………………………….December 2023 – March 2024
Applicants Notified………………………………………………………………August 2024
Spring 2025 Cohort Program……………………………………January – March 2025
Fall 2025 Cohort Program………………………………….September – October 2025

Eligibility and Selection Criteria  

  • Current secondary-level (middle and high school), full-time teachers of English, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), math, science, foreign language, social studies, journalism, or communications, including special education teachers in those subjects, at institutions serving primarily a local population 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience by the start of the program, with a preference for those who have completed at least five years of full-time teaching 
  • Demonstrated oral and written English language proficiency 
  • Citizen and resident of a participating location 
  • Other requirements as indicated in the application 

An independent review committee will be convened to select participants for the program through a merit-based competition.

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program provides: 

  • J-1 visa support 
  • Roundtrip airfare 
  • Accommodations, meals, and incidentals for the duration of the program 
  • Accident and sickness medical coverage (supplementary to participant’s existing insurance) 
  • Workshop in Washington, DC 
  • Professional development and cultural activities 

 

For more information about the program: https://www.fulbrightteacherexchanges.org/programs/tea/

Please fill out the application at the link https://fulbright.irex.org/ by March 4, 2024.