Toyota International Teacher Program
The Toyota International Teacher Program is an international professional-development opportunity for U.S. secondary school teachers focusing on environmental stewardship and global connectedness. Selected teachers travel on a short-term (2-3 week) study tour to a country that is at the forefront of innovative solutions to environmental challenges. The teachers explore environmental issues through hands-on activities and incorporate what they learn into interdisciplinary and solution-focused lesson plans to share with their students and communities in the U.S.
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Where do the programs take place?
Since 1998, the Toyota International Teacher Program has sent a total of 685 U.S. secondary school teachers on intensive study tours to Japan, Costa Rica, the Galapagos Islands, and South Africa. Learn more about the program destinations
Who should apply?
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, be employed as a full-time classroom teacher or teacher-librarian in a U.S. secondary school (grades 7 – 12), and have a least three years of full-time teaching experience. The Toyota International Teacher Program values diversity and encourages educators of all backgrounds, subjects, and school types to apply for this unique professional development opportunity.
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About the Sponsor
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. is committed to being a good corporate citizen in the communities where it does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term sustainable results. Toyota supports numerous organizations across the country focusing on education, the environment, and safety. Since 1991, Toyota has contributed more than $500 million to philanthropic programs in the U.S.
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