2017-2018 Exchange Opportunities

Exciting Teacher Exchange Opportunities were announced this week by the Colorado International Teachers’ Exchange League.  Applications to exchange teach in Canada for the 2017-18 school year and to exchange teach in Australia for the 2018 Calendar year will be available in late July.  Applications will be due in December 2016.  The full-year direct exchanges involve trading jobs and housing for an entire year with a teacher from another country.  Minimum qualifications:  4 1/2 years of teaching experience, 3 years in the current school district (be non-probationary), 3 years since a previous exchange, a current Colorado educator license, and district/school approval.  Families accompany the teacher.  The State Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education endorse this program as an excellent staff development opportunity.  Information meetings about the exchange programs will be held in the fall.  A list of meeting facilitators is below.  Find more information and sample applications now at www.coloradoteacherexchange.us.  The program is facilitated by CEA and the Colorado International Teachers’ Exchange League (CITEL).

Go to the News page for information about Informational Meetings by area in the state of CO.

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Informational Meetings

It is strongly recommended that you attend a meeting.  If you are unable to attend, please contact any person listed to gain further information. Please check the Calendar page to find a meeting time near you.

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Applications!

Applications to exchange teach in Canada for the 2016-2017 school year and to exchange teach in Australia for the 2017 calendar year are now available! Visit the Exchange Program page for complete details.

These full-year exchanges involve trading jobs and housing for a full year with a teacher from another country. The applications are now online, download one and apply today.

Minimum qualifications: 4.5 years of teaching experience, 3 years in the current school district (must be non-probationary), 3 years since a previous exchange, hold a Colorado educator license (see applications for out-of-state educators), and obtain district/school approval. Families go along.

State Comissioner of Education Robert Hammond, and the State Board of Education endorse this program as an excellent staff development opportunity.

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CITEL

CITEL facilitates Educator Exchanges with many countries around the world. Exchange opportunities exist for classroom teachers and administrators in a K-12 school or Community College. Educators from states other than Colorado may apply.

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