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American Education System Series

Programs (face-to-face or online mode)

  • Principals’ Leadership Seminar
  • First-Year Teacher Program
  • Teaching in the Classroom using Performing Arts
  • Digital Competencies for Teachers

These programs offer an overview of the American Education system and the challenges and opportunities that principals and teacher face in the school and classrooms. Participants will be able to learn about latest technology and methodology used in the American schools, strategies used to meet a diverse school student population, and outcome implications

General Program Overview

  • Seminars/workshops
  • Roundtable discussion
  • Student presentation
  • Visit to local schools (Pre-K through 12)
  • Visit to College of Education and Learning Design’s Classes
  • Attendance to on-campus Professional Learning opportunities
  • Interaction with profession peers and organizations
  • Housing (SCSU Residence Hall) or hotel within walking distance
  • Welcome and Closing Ceremony
  • Cultural activities
  • Access to university facilities
  • Certificated of completion/participation

Examples of Seminar Topics

  • History of Public Education in the US
  • Diversity in the Classroom
  • Strategies for New Teachers’ success
  • Collaborating Through Digital Technologies
  • Developing Digital Content

Cost includes:

  • Program fees, and study materials
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Health insurance (obligatory)
  • Housing and on-campus and off-campus meals
  • Local ground transportation including pick up and drop off at MSP international airport

Payment Cancellation Policy

  • A refund of full registration fee per participant, minus a $25 processing fee, will be granted if cancelled in writing. Send email to ecvalenciaborgert@stcloudstate.edu before the deadline of the program
  • If you cancel after the deadline of the program you will not be eligible for a refund

Program Dates

  • Offered between September and April
  • Summer school experience is also available upon request

Cost

Cost varies per program. We can offer an estimate once we receive your request for a program. Full payment is required before arrival.

Requirements

  • 18 years old or older
  • Meet visa requirements
  • English Skills: B2 or higher
  • Laptop
  • Complete Group Application