Who: Middle and High School teachers of Economics, Social Studies, and History. Supervisors, specialists, and school administrators at the district and state levels; and faculty associated with colleges directly concerned with the training of K-12 teachers.
What: Two-week Educator Tour of major industrial and corporate facilities, meetings with key business leaders, meetings with educators including school visits, discussions with teachers and students, and a home stay with a Japanese family in Japan.
Where: The ten-day itinerary in Japan will focus on Tokyo. Typically, there is at least one scheduled visit to a destination outside of Tokyo.
When: June 29 - July 8, 2011 (Tentative)
Why: For an opportunity to learn first hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance the teaching of Japan in the classroom.
How: Apply Now! Applications are due February 11, 2010.