Description & Goals

The International Student Teaching Program is an outstanding educational experience that combines opportunities for teaching licensure, professional development, service learning, cultural exchange, and international relations.

Teaching Licensure
Undergraduate and graduate students may complete their student teaching requirement for licensure through their participation in the ISTP. Housed in the College of Education’s School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership, the program provides interested undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to teach in an international educational setting.

Goals & Objectives

A long-term goal of the program is to have returning students bring their new skills, knowledge, and understanding of global education to classrooms, schools, and communities in the United States.

The program’s objectives are:

  • to enhance students’ cross-cultural skills and knowledge
  • to introduce students to the varied educational systems
    serving different countries
  • to facilitate students’ language skills acquisition.