Teacher Stories

Participate teachers in their own words.


from Participate teachers

Maria Madrid

“Participate has provided me with the opportunity to teach in USA…and improve many of my teaching practices.”

—Maria Madrid, Spain

Romain Findlay

“This is a new perspective on education for me. I feel like I am more equipped with strategies to cater to different students.”

—Romain Findlay, Jamaica

Wei Zheng

“Participate are building bridges between US and other countries via language. All the teachers are Participate’s great assets.”

—Wei Zheng, China

Insights from a global educator

Kathryn Hodskinson, Holt Elementary Language Academy

Kathryn Hodskinson is a Cultural Exchange teacher from England who teaches third grade at Holt Elementary Language Academy in Durham, N.C. She is currently on her second tour as a teacher with Participate.

We have many more videos on our YouTube channel. Watch them to hear from more teachers and schools about their experiences.

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Learn more

In our 30-plus years of recruiting teachers, we’ve gathered a lot of information! Visit the links below to find out more about teaching with Participate. You can also contact us via the blue chat icon in the bottom right corner of your screen.

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Each year, Participate recruits hundreds of teachers for schools in the US. If you teach maths, science, language, or primary education, register your interest today.