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Fulbright DA Application

  • 12/23/2018 12:02 AM
    Message # 6970466
    Lela Horne (Administrator)

    Announcing a professional development opportunity for STEM, ICT, and TESOL educators across the United States during summer 2019!


    The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST)  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 during summer 2019.

    Three countries are part of summer 2019’s Fulbright DAST program:

    • Mexico: An American specialist in natural sciences and/or STEM will work with school administration, faculty, and pre-service Mexican public-school teachers to improve teaching methods in natural sciences and/or STEM.
    • UgandaAn American ICT education specialist will equip sixty teachers with skills, knowledge and attitudes to effectively use modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as tools for enhancing teaching and learning outcomes. 
    • UzbekistanAn American TESOL specialist will conduct training workshops on modern and innovative TESOL teaching methods for local English language teaching practitioners.

    Fulbright DAST Program Activities

    Two- to six-week professional development experience abroad: Outstanding elementary, middle, and high school teachers (eligibility varies by site) from the United States have the opportunity to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience abroad.​

    Collaborative Projects: Teachers will have the opportunity to share their educational expertise on this program by serving in their role consulting with and providing support for schools, nonprofit organizations, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad.

    The Fulbright DAST online application is now OPEN!

    Help pass on news of this unique opportunity to those in your professional network!


    The Fulbright DAST Program for U.S. Teachers is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA),with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX.

    Last modified: 12/23/2018 12:05 AM | Lela Horne (Administrator)

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