"We made it!" At the very beginning of this year, Gina shared her journey to accepting a new position as a middle school science teacher at St. Johnsbury Academy, Jeju in South Korea. Teaching overseas had been a dream of Gina's...
Based on multiple interviews and possible offers, this offer rang loud and clear. The timing was perfect and the school had the best positions...
"One winter I think I had about a dozen snow days, and decided it was time to give the thought of teaching abroad a serious thought."
Meet Meridith Borchert! Born and raised in Wyoming, Meridith caught the international travel bug in high school and has chased the dream to live abroad since.
There is no experience quite like it. You will find out just how spectacular our world is. The longer I live and teach overseas, the longer I want to continue doing it.
"I believe that her experience teaching internationally gave her the skills to excellently model how to foster a respectful classroom climate that supported every learner, despite the challenge of all of our differences."
I am a 53-year-old guidance counselor in Texas, and now that my children are grown and supporting themselves, the time is finally right for me to pursue my dream of living and working overseas!
"Give it a shot and don’t limit yourself. Most teachers believe teaching English is the only opportunity to work abroad when it isn’t. You can build a career in teaching while exploring the world."
"I come from an island in Spain that is almost like paradise, and a lot of people don't understand why I moved...sometimes I don't understand either, but my thirst for adventure, exploring the world and leaving my comfort zone is stronger."
"I hope to make room for unexpected places less traveled. I trust that there is more to the news story than what is reported in the news."
Korea, Thailand, Dubai, Myanmar, and now Brazil -- Brenda Faz is ready for a new adventure and a new continent!
From the pay to the experiences, both travelling and professionally, teaching overseas very hard to beat.
"We both feel like that there are just too many exciting adventures available all over the world to stay in one place."
Melissa is a behavior interventionist who grew up overseas, and is now following the call back abroad.
When you've been an educator for 44 years, you have some great stories to reflect on. John Godwin definitely does!
With unmatched enthusiam, Adriana James' relays her experience at a San Francisco IRC that ultimately led her to her current position in Mexico City.
Get to know Beckett and his inspiration for teaching all around the world.
Mary Rossi shares her motivation for becoming an educator in Dubai, as well as helpful tips for those trying to follow their own dreams in international education.
The Herringtons share their thoughts on the international journey, raising kids abroad, and being back in Canada after 24 years in the Middle East
From playdates to pandas, the Greene family is enjoying their new chapter in China.
Meet Melissa and Frank Shaffer, a teaching team headed to Lahore American School! They love going to the movies, reading, competing with each other on Jeopardy, and spoiling their dog Buddy like crazy.
China, India, South Korea: Alejandra has touched classrooms around the world, and she's ready for more!
Meet Matthew Davis, a teacher who traveled to Europe, fell in love, and is headed to teach in Albania now!
Being overseas allows you to hone your craft of teaching, your classroom management, and especially your understanding of your own internal cultural bias.