Program Overview

We believe that global learning is integral to building 21st century skills. The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) is a professional development opportunity for teachers from the United States, with the goal of providing teachers with the skills and experience to promote global education in their classrooms and schools.

The TGC program provides teachers with:

• An online course that helps US teachers to integrate globalized learning objectives into their curriculum;

• A Global Education Symposium in Washington: click on this blog post below from a current fellow, Guido Gabrielli (Raleigh, NC), to read about his experience at the Symposium in February 2015.

• A two to three week International Field Experience - see where our teachers have gone! 

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• A chance to apply for alumni grant funding for proposals centered around global learning at their schools or more systemic change through global education leadership initiatives.
• Continuing Education Units.

TGC Fellows at Festa Junina, in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil June 2015
Participants are selected through a national, open competition. 
Eligible applicants must be:

• Full-time teachers with five or more years of classroom experience; and

• U.S. citizens currently residing in the U.S.

Please visit the program page for further information:

TGC is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) administered by IREX.