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Teach Abroad with WorldTeach!

Listen to the latest WorldTeach Guyana webinar from June 14th! Get the latest from alumni and our country director on what it’s like to teach and live in this diverse and young Caribbean country and make sure to get your application in by July 1st with departure in early August!

Application deadlines for our Pacific programs in the Marshall Islands and Micronesia have been extended to July 1st with departures between mid July and early August, apply today!

Experience the unspoiled Caribbean Amazon, join us in Guyana this summer!

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Not the Same Song and Dance

With a limited background in teaching, Starr Smith was unsure how she would do managing a very lively group of students in American Samoa. Although it was challenging, the connections formed between her and her students made it all worth it. So Samoan students are a tough group to control and I found myself yelling far too often. Samoan students are also so easy going and even after a tough session, as they left my room, I heard so many of them saying “Thank you, teacher” and “We are sorry, teacher.” During one art class, I must have gotten more than 20 posters praising me and everything about me.

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This is an experience that is going to change you in ways you didn't know possible.
- WorldTeach Volunteer, American Samoa

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In 1986, I went to Kenya as the first WorldTeach volunteer. My hope was to bridge the gap between what I studied and the realities of life in the field. That's what WorldTeach was and still is today, we give each and every volunteer teacher an opportunity to link theories with reality and find their own way of narrowing the development gap around the world.
- Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University, WorldTeach Founder and Board of Directors President

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