LET'S LEVERAGE THE POWER OF THE NETWORK AROUND . . .
Global Youth Service Day is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates, expands, and sustains the capacity of all youth ages 5-25 and their communities to thrive by working together for the common good.
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GRANTS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS
Spanish Language Virtual Exchange Initiative
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) at the U.S. Department of State will match participating high schools with high schools in Spain for with the collaboration of the Unión Cooperativa de Enseñanza de Trabajo Asociado de Madrid (UCETAM).
Participating classrooms can share experiences, work on joint projects, and improve their language skills. Additionally, there may be a possibility for an in-person exchange during the second year. Learn more.
The Empathy Project: A Fellowship from Empatico and Participate
Do you want to positively impact the world through kindness and participation? Foster inter-cultural connections with classrooms around the world to spark empathy, perspective-building, and curiosity in your students? Teachers of 7-11 year old students who want to be a part of a pioneering cohort of compassionate, connected educators from all over the world can apply to the Empathy Project: A Fellowship from Participate and Empatico. The fellowship is free to educators. Learn more.
Re-imagining Migration Fellows Seminar 2019
On June 27-29, 2019, Re-imagining Migration will gather a selected group of educators at the National Gallery of Art and The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC. The purpose of this convening is to inspire a global network of educational innovators ready to re-imagine migration education in a way that fosters the academic, civic, social and emotional capacities of immigrant-origin children and youth and their peers. Learn more.
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST)
The Fulbright DAST program provides an opportunity for outstanding K–12 teachers from the United States to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience overseas. Fulbright DAST Cycle II projects will take place in 12 different countries between October 2019 - May 2020. STEM, ICT, and ESL teachers are encouraged to apply by May 6, 2019. Learn more.
***Additional resources, grants, and travel opportunities are listed here.***