SUSIs for Secondary Educators

The U.S. Government is offering an Australian secondary school educator an opportunity to attend a fully funded five week seminars in the United States, commencing in late May/early June 2020.
The seminar is intended to promote a better understanding of the United States among foreign educators whose professional responsibilities center on the teaching of humanities and social sciences in secondary schools.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced professional with little or no prior experience in the United States whose home institution is seeking to introduce aspects of U.S. Studies into its curriculum, to develop new courses on the seminar subject, to enhance and update existing courses on the United States, or to offer specialized seminars/workshops for education professionals in U.S. Studies.
One Institute for Secondary Educators will be offered, with a focus on classroom teachers. The Institute includes a four-week academic residency component and a one-week integrated study tour.

The U.S. Department of State will pay all costs associated with the program, including international travel and allowances. Those interested in applying for the seminar should contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy at to request an application form.

Applications must be submitted to the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy at no later than Friday, January 17, 2020.

Updates on program dates and further details on the above seminar will be posted to this website

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