The Rural Group and Community Trust is offering Rural Trust Global Teacher Fellowship program. The program offers more than $5,000 fellowship amount for Teachers. The program support teacher’s participation in self-designed summer learning experiences and a two-day place-based learning institute in the fall. Teachers are encouraged to center their learning in an international travel and study experience, out of which they develop interdisciplinary, place-based learning curricula aligned with their specific state and local content standards.
The Rural Group and Community Trust is a non profitable organization. Its aim is to enhance teaching practice expand student learning and improve rural communities through student work.
- Be employed full-time and teaching at least 60% at a K–12 school in a public rural community classroom (Teachers in RSIN and REAP-eligible schools will be given special consideration).
- Counselors, media specialists, and other school personnel working or teaching in a public rural school setting at least 60% of their paid work time may also apply.
- Each applicant must have 4 years teaching experience by the fellowship start date.
- Teach in a school listed under one of the following National Center for Education Statistics locale codes: 32 (Town, Distant); 33 (Town, Remote); 41 (Rural, Fringe); 42 (Rural, Distant); or 43 (Rural, Remote).
- Spend at least 60% of their work day in direct instructional contact with students.
- Have completed a minimum of four years of teaching experience by the time the fellowship begins.
- Plan to return to teaching in their school or district the year following the fellowship.
- Agree to incorporate the Rural Trustplace-based learning principles into their proposals, connecting their international experience to community needs and interests and to identified local or state curricular standards.
- Prior fellows may reapply after a 5 year timeframe.
How to Apply:
Go through the given link in order to apply Rural Trust Global Teacher Fellowship program : http://www.globalteacherfellowship.ruraledu.org/apply.html
- Cover Page.
- Fellowship Details.
- Certification Form.
All the above mentioned things must be send via given e-mail address: joyce.sanders-at-ruraledu.org
Application form must be convey on the given address:
Rural School & Community Trust
Capacity Building Program
Attn: Joyce Sanders
12520 Capital Blvd. 401-137
Wake Forest, NC 27587
- The awards (up to $5,000 for individual teachers and $10,000 for a team of two or more teachers) support teachers’ participation in self-designed summer learning experiences and a two-day place-based learning institute in the fall.
- Teachers are encouraged to center their learning in an international travel and study experience, out of which they develop interdisciplinary, place-based learning curricula aligned with their specific state and local content standards.
Deadline of the given fellowship is January 30, 2016.
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