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1 International Professional Development Opportunities: For: Faculty, Classified and Exempt Staff Andrea Insley Ed.D. Executive Director, Global Initiatives Carey Schroyer D.C. District Faculty Coordinator Presentation By

2 Presentation Topics Fulbright Programs Fulbright Programs Short Term Faculty Development Programs Short Term Faculty Development Programs English Language Fellow Program English Language Fellow Program Faculty Led Study Abroad: SCCD or WCCCSA programs Faculty Led Study Abroad: SCCD or WCCCSA programs International Professional Development Grant Application International Professional Development Grant Application Global Impact and Teach in China for all faculty/staff Global Impact and Teach in China for all faculty/staff Exchanges with Institutions Abroad Exchanges with Institutions Abroad Administrator short term programs Administrator short term programs Inbound faculty and staff– lectures, visits Inbound faculty and staff– lectures, visits

3 Fulbright Program Flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Goal: increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Goal: increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Nearly 300,000 participants to datechosen for their academic merit and leadership potential with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Nearly 300,000 participants to datechosen for their academic merit and leadership potential with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. 8,000 grants awarded among all FB programs. 8,000 grants awarded among all FB programs. Note: ESL Faculty are encouraged to apply for the English Fellows Program through Georgetown University Note: ESL Faculty are encouraged to apply for the English Fellows Program through Georgetown University Learn More at: Learn More at: REMINDER: The term "Fulbright Program" encompasses a variety of exchange programs, including both individual and institutional grants.

4 Core Fulbright Scholar Program 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year to 155 countries 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year to 155 countries Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields Program Length: 2 months – 1 year Program Length: 2 months – 1 year Application Deadline: August 1, 2014 Application Deadline: August 1, 2014 Learn More at

5 Core Fulbright Scholar Program: Eligibility Essentials U.S. citizenship U.S. citizenship A Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree in your field (but not required for ALL programs or seminars) A Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree in your field (but not required for ALL programs or seminars) For professionals and artists outside academia, professional standing and accomplishments For professionals and artists outside academia, professional standing and accomplishments Teaching experience if required by award (see criteria described with specific award) Teaching experience if required by award (see criteria described with specific award) Limits apply to prior Fulbright Scholar grantees Limits apply to prior Fulbright Scholar grantees

6 Core Fulbright Scholar Program Application and Information Application and Information

7 Application Tips Get the support from your college and division Get the support from your college and division Apply BEFORE the deadline (August 1) Apply BEFORE the deadline (August 1) Listen to the webinars on various programs and the application process Listen to the webinars on various programs and the application process Read the job descriptions carefully Read the job descriptions carefully Prepare a strong application and statement Prepare a strong application and statement Three reference letters- strong ones Three reference letters- strong ones Ask questions – contact person or former Fulbrighters Ask questions – contact person or former Fulbrighters

8 SCCD Fulbright Stipend SCCD values the Fulbright experience SCCD values the Fulbright experience $15K stipend in lieu of sabbatical to cover at home costs $15K stipend in lieu of sabbatical to cover at home costs Eligible only to full year awardees Eligible only to full year awardees Apply at same time as Fulbright Apply at same time as Fulbright

9 Short Term Faculty Development Programs CIEE – Council on International Educational Exchange CIEE – Council on International Educational Exchange 1-2 week intensive overseas programs for U.S. faculty and administrators (Feb deadline).1-2 week intensive overseas programs for U.S. faculty and administrators (Feb deadline). Learn more at: ars/index.aspxLearn more at: ars/index.aspxLearn more at: ars/index.aspxLearn more at: ars/index.aspx Fulbright-Hays Seminars Fulbright-Hays Seminars

10 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program Open to educators and administrators with responsibilities for curriculum development in fields related to humanities, languages, and area studies. Open to educators and administrators with responsibilities for curriculum development in fields related to humanities, languages, and area studies. Topics and host countries of the seminars vary but in non- Western European countries. Topics and host countries of the seminars vary but in non- Western European countries. Geared for educators inexperienced in target country but who demonstrate the need to develop curriculum through short-term study and travel abroad. Geared for educators inexperienced in target country but who demonstrate the need to develop curriculum through short-term study and travel abroad. Travel late May to mid-August for 4-6 weeks. Travel late May to mid-August for 4-6 weeks. LEARN more at: LEARN more at:

11 English Language Fellow Program a Department of State program administered by Georgetown University elf.georgetown.edu/ Senior Fellows apply before March 31 for the following academic year. Senior Fellows apply before March 31 for the following academic year. Serve as teacher trainers, curriculum and program developers, evaluations and needs analyses. Serve as teacher trainers, curriculum and program developers, evaluations and needs analyses. Full living allowance, airfare and 25-35K stipend Full living allowance, airfare and 25-35K stipend MA in TEFL/TESOL or related field with substantial post MA teacher/curriculum development experience.

12 Leading Study Abroad Trips Faculty-led Programs SCCD faculty may organize study abroad trips to a variety of destinations. If you are a faculty member and would like to organize a study abroad trip for the SCCD, please contact Andrea Insley, Executive Director, SCCD Global Initiatives or the International Programs Executive Director on your campus for details and a proposal packet. SCCD faculty may organize study abroad trips to a variety of destinations. If you are a faculty member and would like to organize a study abroad trip for the SCCD, please contact Andrea Insley, Executive Director, SCCD Global Initiatives or the International Programs Executive Director on your campus for details and a proposal packet.Andrea Insley, Andrea Insley, Through our membership in the Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA), faculty may apply to lead /teach in a quarter length study abroad program. Contact the International Programs office at your campus or watch for periodic s inviting these faculty proposals. Through our membership in the Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA), faculty may apply to lead /teach in a quarter length study abroad program. Contact the International Programs office at your campus or watch for periodic s inviting these faculty proposals.

13 Benefits of travelling, volunteering and/or teaching abroad… Professional Visibility: join a network of distinguished leaders/educators representing nearly every academic and professional field. Teaching: gain broad experience and perspectives of the field to work more effectively with students Professional Development: share information learned abroad with colleagues and get more colleagues to engage; greater relationship and understanding with global students Global Education: Advocate for global education programs/projects, ready to be more engaged world wide Networking: develop relationships with colleagues overseas Awareness/Life Experience: Living and working in a different region and culture enhances an understanding of the world, enriches life, and deepens awareness of own country and community.

14 International Professional Development Grant Application Deadline: March 1 Application Deadline: March 1 Application available online at: Application available online at: Ideas for Classified and Administrators Ideas for Classified and Administrators Visit another institution overseas for a week and see how your function in the SCCD is facilitated there. Visit another institution overseas for a week and see how your function in the SCCD is facilitated there. Attend a conference abroad Attend a conference abroad Participate in a short term program abroad Participate in a short term program abroad Fulbright seminars (Administrators) Fulbright seminars (Administrators) Fulbright Specialist Program Fulbright Specialist Program Send apps: Global Initiatives 2BE 1113 Send apps: Global Initiatives 2BE 1113

15 Short Term Exchanges Review the list of SCCD institutional partners Review the list of SCCD institutional partners Contact Global Initiatives to establish connection Contact Global Initiatives to establish connection Design a visit, project proposal and get supervisor okay Design a visit, project proposal and get supervisor okay Apply for funding Apply for funding LEARN more at: national/exchanges.aspx LEARN more at: national/exchanges.aspx Note: Staff should consider a visit of short length during quieter periods at work.

16 Fulbright Specialist Program Two- to six-week consulting and/or teaching opportunities Two- to six-week consulting and/or teaching opportunities Must have terminal degree for your field Must have terminal degree for your field Online application to Fulbright Specialist roster with rolling deadline Online application to Fulbright Specialist roster with rolling deadline Institutions overseas develop projects and request specialists from the roster Institutions overseas develop projects and request specialists from the roster Program does not support research Program does not support research Twenty-five eligible disciplines, including new STEM education fields Twenty-five eligible disciplines, including new STEM education fields LEARN more at: LEARN more at:

17 Global Impact Note: This program is not operating in 2014 but will be back in Summer Seattle Community College District students, faculty and staff partnering with Seattle-area medical, educational and service- oriented community organizations to deliver healthcare and volunteer service in developing countries. The Seattle Community College District sponsors global health service learning programs every summer. Sites have included Belize, India, Vietnam, Peru, Tanzania and Ghana. Visit the website to learn about the programs. Faculty, staff and students routinely participate in these programs. Faculty/staff leadership applications are due in mid November for the upcoming summer. Learn more at:

18 Teach In China Semester-based (Sept-Dec and Feb-June) Teach conversation classes in public primary, secondary, and high schools throughout China. Contract Basics: 15 hrs week in class instruction. Pay varies from $550- $700/month, depending on training + furnished apartment and travel stipend. Learn More at: seattlecolleges.edu/teachinchina Promoted primarily to students through a special SCCD linkage, faculty, exempt and classified can also consider a sabbatical or leave. Program attracts many people with teaching credentials, but not required.

19 Other Volunteer Programs Global Citizens Network Focus: Cross Cultural Competence Description: GCN is a volunteer organization for people committed to sharing values of peace, justice, tolerance, cross- cultural understanding and global cooperation. Each team of six to 12 people works with local villagers on projects initiated by the local community, for the benefit of that community. Website: https://www.globalcitizens.org/ https://www.globalcitizens.org/ Habitat for Humanity Global Village Volunteer Program Focus: Construction and Service Learning Description: Volunteer internationally to build decent, affordable shelter alongside members of the community. Learn about poverty housing, development challenges and Habitats ministry and mission to help eradicate them. Website:

20 More Fulbright Opportunities Travelling to other countries to globalize our experience Travelling to other countries to globalize our experience Fulbright Specialist ProgramFulbright Specialist Program Seminars for International Education AdministratorsSeminars for International Education Administrators Bringing international scholars here to globalize our campuses: Bringing international scholars here to globalize our campuses: Scholar in ResidenceScholar in Residence Outreach Lecturing FundOutreach Lecturing Fund

21 International Education Administrator Seminars Example of typical dates. Check website. India: AUGUST 1 India: AUGUST 1 Korea: NOVEMBER 1 Korea: NOVEMBER 1 Japan: NOVEMBER 1 Japan: NOVEMBER 1 Germany: FEBRUARY 3 Germany: FEBRUARY 3 France: FEBRUARY 3 France: FEBRUARY 3 United Kingdom: FEBRUARY 3 United Kingdom: FEBRUARY 3 Russia Community College Administrators: OCTOBER 15 Russia Community College Administrators: OCTOBER 15 German Studies Seminar: OCTOBER 15 German Studies Seminar: OCTOBER 15 Learn More at:

22 Outreach Lecturing Fund Current Fulbright Scholars in the USA on loan to institutions for a few day Current Fulbright Scholars in the USA on loan to institutions for a few day Ideas for how to use the OLF program: Ideas for how to use the OLF program: Department or campus-wide lectures to students or faculty (or both);Department or campus-wide lectures to students or faculty (or both); Lectures in classrooms where the scholar can make a contribution to the discipline;Lectures in classrooms where the scholar can make a contribution to the discipline; Faculty meetings that allow for an exchange of ideas;Faculty meetings that allow for an exchange of ideas; Informal gatherings of students and faculty;Informal gatherings of students and faculty; Home hospitality offered by faculty;Home hospitality offered by faculty; Meetings with community organizations or religious groups that have a special interest in international relations.Meetings with community organizations or religious groups that have a special interest in international relations. Note: if scholar is coming from out of town, school must take care of housing/food, local transportation

23 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program Brings scholars and professionals from abroad to campus (or District) Brings scholars and professionals from abroad to campus (or District) Colleges can use this resource to develop language or area studies Colleges can use this resource to develop language or area studies Application is made by the interested U.S. institution Application is made by the interested U.S. institution Deadline is OCTOBER 15 Deadline is OCTOBER 15 Contact: Contact:

24 Thank you! Please direct questions or comments to: Carey Schroyer District Faculty Coordinator Andrea Insley Executive Director, Global Initiatives THANK YOU For Attending this Info Session


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