Are you interested in applying to be one of our summer program participants?  Are you willing to participate fully in the project, before, during and after the 3-week program?  Send us an email!

Eligibility Requirements:

TIEs Applicants must:

  • Hold a current K-12 teaching position (all subjects/levels are encouraged to apply)
  • Have a minimum 1-year professional teaching experience
  • Demonstrate an ability to plan/lead professional development trainings
  • Demonstrate an ability to plan, teach, and collaborate well with others
  • Demonstrate personal qualities of flexibility, adventurousness, and passion for cultural diversity

TIEs Participant Duties:

In the TIEs program, participants will:

  • Form partnership with a Nepali teachers
  • Co-plan and co-teach lessons with partner teachers
  • Take turns modeling teaching methods (one partner leads while the other observes), then debrief afterwards
  • Lead cultural and professional trainings for Nepali teaching staff
  • Receive cultural and professional trainings from Nepali teaching staff
  • Participate in intercultural discussion groups on various educational topics
  • Visit Nepali cultural heritage sites
  • Complete a capstone project to synthesize learnings and identify ways to apply what you learned to your own classroom

If you meet the eligibility requirements above, submit the following to info@tieswithteachers.org.

  • Cover letter expressing what you hope to gain from the program
  • Resume detailing your teaching experience



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