Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that offers academic seminars for professional development at a host […]

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (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 deadline is on February 4, 2019.

Depending on the country of origin, international teachers have the opportunity to apply to either the Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy track or the Media Literacy track.

Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program, General Pedagogy track, will provide approximately 170 fellowships to international secondary school teachers from around the world to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university.

The international participants will travel to the United States for one of two six-week professional development programs in either spring of 2020 or fall of 2020.

Eligible disciplines

  • English or English as a Foreign Language
  • Social Studies (civics, history, geography, global studies, etc.)
  • Math
  • Science
  • Special Education in the disciplines listed above

Fulbright TEA Media Literacy

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program, Media Literacy track, will provide approximately 40 fellowships to international secondary school teachers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university.

The international participants will travel to the United States for one of two six-week professional development programs in either fall of 2019 or spring of 2020.

The Fulbright TEA Media Literacy program application is only available for citizens/residents of the countries listed above.

If you are an eligible applicant from another country or territory, please consider applying for the Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy program.

Eligible disciplines:

  • English or English as a Foreign Language
  • Language/Literature of your home country
  • Social Studies (civics, history, geography, global studies, law, etc.)
  • Media studies, communications, journalism, or related fields

Main criteria

  • Programs are open to secondary school teachers from eligible countries;
  • Sufficient level of English is required to enroll in the program.

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