International Teachers

A Cultural Exchange Teacher’s Guide to U.S. Holiday Traditions

'Tis the season to be jolly, and as cultural exchange teachers living in the United States, what better way to…

2 months ago

The Best Ways to Support New Cultural Exchange Teachers: A Helpful Guide for School Leaders

As the first semester of this school year winds down, hundreds of Participate Learning’s initial-term Ambassador Teachers—talented, experienced educators from…

3 months ago

Fall Orientation Weekend Two: A Family of Educators

At Participate Learning, the personal and cultural journey of every one of our Ambassador Teachers is deeply important to us.…

4 months ago

Inside Fall Orientation for First-Year Ambassador Teachers

At Participate Learning, we support our cultural exchange teachers with their professional and personal goals so they can have life-changing…

4 months ago

The Fourth Stage of Culture Shock: The Acceptance Period

Teaching and living abroad is full of adventure, professional growth, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Immersing yourself in another culture is often…

5 months ago

The Third Stage of Culture Shock: The Adjustment Period

Moving to a new country is undoubtedly a life-changing experience. Immersing yourself in a different culture allows for personal growth…

7 months ago

Ambassador Teacher Wins Grant: Prince William County Community Foundation Recognizes Teacher’s Vision

When Ryan Simms arrived in the U.S. from Jamaica to begin his role as an Ambassador Teacher, his initial excitement…

7 months ago

Meet the Participate Learning Ambassador Teacher Class of 2028

Each summer, a new class of Participate Learning Ambassador Teachers travels from all corners of the world to begin their…

7 months ago

Congratulations to the 2023 Participate Learning Teachers of the Year

As the 2022–23 school year comes to a close, we are incredibly grateful for the dedication that Participate Learning’s partner…

9 months ago

The Second Stage of Culture Shock: The Frustration Period

Living abroad and experiencing new places is often exhilarating and life-changing. As almost anyone who has lived in a different…

9 months ago