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Apply for a Teacher Exchange

Teachers and other licensed school personnel are invited to apply for a one-year exchange with educators in other countries. Exchange opportunities are currently available in Taiwan. Additionally, there are opportunities in various countries, including Australia, as offered through the Colorado International Teacher's Exchange League. The exchange is an excellent opportunity for growth and development as an educator, providing for the exchange of ideas, experience in different teaching and learning styles, as well as immersion into a different culture.

To qualify, eligible educators must, at a minimum:

    • be a U.S. Citizen,
    • hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college/university,
    • hold a valid state-issued teaching license,
    • be eligible for travel outside of the United States.

Each exchange program may have additional requirements that must be met in order to apply. For specific details relating to the program of interest, including application materials, please visit the corresponding program page:

 

Attention School Districts:

Colorado School districts have the opportunity to recruit highly qualified World Language and bilingual teachers from Spain to teach at the elementary, middle and high school levels through the Colorado/Spain Visiting Teacher Program (COSVTP). To facilitate the implementation of the program for next year, interested school districts/charter schools, should submit an application of intent to Sonia Cabrerizo (Sonia.cabrerizo@mecd.es). This will provide the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain an approximate number of Spanish Teaching positions to potentially fill. Additional details relating to the program can be found in the letter to Colorado District ESOL/World Language Specialist, as well as the Guest Teachers from Spain requirements sheet. Interested educators also wish to visit http://www.mecd.gob.es/eeuu/en_US/convocatorias-programas/convocatorias-eeuu/ppvv.html

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