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Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary School Educators

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Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators 2023
Deadline: December 10, 2022

Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators is an intensive five-week graduate level academic residency program with integrated study-visits specially designed to supplement and support the program’s academic content.

This program will provide three multinational groups of 20 secondary school educators with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, education, culture, values, and institutions.

Two groups of educators will be comprised of classroom teachers, and one group will host support personnel such as administrators, teacher trainers, curriculum developers, textbook writers, ministry of education officials, etc.

The programs will be organized around a central theme related to contemporary U.S. society and values. The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to improve the quality of teaching about the United States in secondary schools and other academic institutions abroad.

Requirements for Selection

  • Nicaraguan citizen currently living in Nicaragua
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma from a Nicaraguan university
  • Highly motivated English teacher and school administrators with at least three years of teaching experience in a Nicaraguan educational institution and a commitment to continue teaching in the future
  • Good English language skills (minimum 520 TOEFL score – this will be tested)
  • Candidates must be between 30 and 50 years old
  • Complete application form. Download here (MS Word – 250kb)

How to Send Your Application

Please send your application to the email address  PASManagua@state.gov. Please use subject title “Your Complete Name – SUSI 2023 for Secondary Educators.” Example: Katherine Johnson – SUSI 2023 for Secondary Educators.

If you have any questions, please send an email to PASManagua@state.gov. Use the subject title “SUSI 2023 for Secondary Educators.”

This program is under the auspices of the Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State