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1 International Faculty Opportunities Andrea Insley Ed.D. Executive Director, Global Initiatives Carey Schroyer D.C. District Faculty Coordinator Presentation By

2 Presentation Topics International Professional Development Grant Application International Professional Development Grant Application Fulbright Program – (Core Fulbright Scholar Program) Fulbright Program – (Core Fulbright Scholar Program) International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) Short Term Faculty Development Programs Short Term Faculty Development Programs CIEECIEE Fulbright – Hays Seminar AbroadFulbright – Hays Seminar Abroad Senior Specialist ProgramSenior Specialist Program Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program English Language Fellow Program English Language Fellow Program Global Impact Leadership or Participation Global Impact Leadership or Participation Faculty Led Study Abroad: SCCD or WCCCSA programs Faculty Led Study Abroad: SCCD or WCCCSA programs

3 International Professional Development Grant Application DEADLINE: MARCH 1 Application available online at: Send your application to: International Programs 2 SA 102

4 Fulbright Program The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” It is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” The Fulbright Program has provided almost 300,000 participants—chosen 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. The Fulbright Program has provided almost 300,000 participants—chosen 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. NOTE: The term "Fulbright Program" encompasses a variety of exchange programs, including both individual and institutional grants. For further information, please visit NOTE: The term "Fulbright Program" encompasses a variety of exchange programs, including both individual and institutional grants. For further information, please visit

5 Core Fulbright Scholar Program The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. 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. Deadline: August 1, 2013 Deadline: August 1, 2013 Learn More at Learn More at Learn More Learn More

6 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

7 Core Fulbright Scholar Program Application and Information Application and Information

8 Application Tips: Get the support from your unit/Institution Get the support from your unit/Institution Apply BEFORE the deadline (August 1, 2013) Apply BEFORE the deadline (August 1, 2013) Read the job descriptions carefully Read the job descriptions carefully Prepared a strong application and statement Prepared 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 Wish for the best – (Advice from Yilin Sun - an SCCD Fulbright Scholar) Wish for the best – (Advice from Yilin Sun - an SCCD Fulbright Scholar)

9 International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting advanced field research and professional training programs between the United States and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Eurasia, China, and comparable contiguous societies (includes some grants). IREX is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting advanced field research and professional training programs between the United States and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Eurasia, China, and comparable contiguous societies (includes some grants). Learn more at: Learn more at:

10 Short Term Faculty Development Programs CIEE – Council on International Educational Exchange CIEE – Council on International Educational Exchange Fulbright-Hays Seminars Fulbright-Hays Seminars Fulbright Specialist Program Fulbright Specialist Program

11 CIEE CIEE – Council on International Educational Exchange—provides 1-2 week intensive overseas programs for U.S. faculty and administrators (Feb deadline). CIEE – Council on International Educational Exchange—provides 1-2 week intensive overseas programs for U.S. faculty and administrators (Feb deadline). Learn more at: Learn more at: Learn more at: Learn more at:

12 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program The program is open to educators and administrators with responsibilities for curriculum development in fields related to humanities, languages, and area studies. The program is 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 from year to year. All seminars are in non-Western European countries. Topics and host countries of the seminars vary from year to year. All seminars are in non-Western European countries. The program is geared towards those educators with little or no experience in the host country(ies) who demonstrate the need to develop and enhance their curriculum through short-term study and travel abroad. The program is geared towards those educators with little or no experience in the host country(ies) who demonstrate the need to develop and enhance their curriculum through short-term study and travel abroad. Only 1 Seminar for Summer Seminars usually take place from late May to mid-August for a duration of four to six weeks. Only 1 Seminar for Summer Seminars usually take place from late May to mid-August for a duration of four to six weeks. LEARN more at: LEARN more at:

13 Fulbright Specialist Program A short-term complement to the core Fulbright Scholar Program, sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning and related subjects at overseas academic institutions. A short-term complement to the core Fulbright Scholar Program, sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning and related subjects at overseas academic institutions. Personal Research is not funded via the Fulbright Specialists Program. Personal Research is not funded via the Fulbright Specialists Program. Program Length: 2 – 6 weeks (Program Dependent). Program Length: 2 – 6 weeks (Program Dependent). Rolling Deadline Rolling Deadline Learn More at Learn More at Learn Morehttp://www.cies.org/specialists/ Learn Morehttp://www.cies.org/specialists/

14 Fulbright Specialist Application Application and Information: Application and Information:

15 Fulbright SIR Program Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program enables U.S. colleges and universities to host foreign academics (non- US scholars through lecture grants) to lecture on a wide range of subject fields. Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program enables U.S. colleges and universities to host foreign academics (non- US scholars through lecture grants) to lecture on a wide range of subject fields. Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program Program length: One semester or academic year. Program length: One semester or academic year. Learn more at Learn more at Learn more at Learn more at

16 English Language Fellow Program a Department of State program administered by Georgetown University elf.georgetown.edu/ MA in TEFL/TESOL or related field with substantial post MA teacher/curriculum development experience. MA in TEFL/TESOL or related field with substantial post MA teacher/curriculum development experience. 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

17 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.

18 Global Impact 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. Make a Difference in the World This Summer! Visit the website to learn about the programs. Faculty, staff and student routinely participate in these programs. Faculty/staff leadership applications are due in mid November for the upcoming summer. Learn more at:

19 Some benefits of studying and/or teaching abroad… Professional Viability: join a network of distinguished leaders/educators representing nearly every academic and professional field. Teaching: gain broad experience and perspectives of the field to enable me to work effectively with my students Professional Development: share information learned abroad with colleagues and get more colleagues to engage Global Education: Advocate for global education programs/projects, ready to be more engaged Networking: develop relationships with colleagues who I may not have ever met (both in and out of my field.) Awareness/Life Experience: Living and working in a different region and culture enhanced my understanding of the world, enriched my life, and deepened awareness of my own country and community.

20 Thank you! Please direct questions or comments to: Andrea Insley, Executive Director, SCCD Global Initiatives


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