Fund for Teachers is proudly sending 498 teachers from across the US on fellowships to 74 countries this summer, all inspired by their pursuit of ideas, terrains, and cultures.
Read about our fellow's journeys through their blogs. Check back often for updates and additional blogs.
Rose Sager & Libby Kaul
Katy Elementary - Katy, TX
"Welcome to our adventure! We teach gifted & talented students in Katy ISD. To prepare for our archaeology unit, we will explore Inca & Maya ruins in Peru and the Yucatan this summer. Thanks Fund for Teachers!" View Blog
Sarah Giesler, Mary Claire Gustafson & Michael Meaney
Alta Vista High School - Kansas City, MO
"We teach language arts, journalism and social studies. We travel to France in June 2016 to conduct interviews and create texts around displacement and community for our students." View Blog
Colchester Elementary - Colchester, CT
John Muir believed that “everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” So does Rebecca. Follow her through national parks of the West Coast as she researches for her social studies students Muir and his legacy of difference making. View Blog
Tania Williams, David Williams & Lanetta Koonce
Lauderdale County High School – Rogersville, AL
The self-named "Death Panel" researched the Black Plague at the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta and then across England. But they hope a different outbreak pervades their school -- student excitement surrounding their fellowship. "I hope it builds to the point that our students hunger to travel, to research, to try. If just "Congratulations" in our email from FFT can infect them with so much curiosity, what will happen when we actually share our experiences?" Read and find out... View Blog
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