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I am a Moroccan citizen. How do I apply to participate in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program?
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I am an Egyptian citizen. How do I apply to participate in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program?
I am a Chinese citizen. How do I apply to participate in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program?
Is it possible for an exchange teacher to teach at the host school for a second year?
What is the orientation for host school administrators and mentors? Is there a cost for the host school representatives to attend?
What occurs during the exchange teachers' orientation in Washington?
What are the expectations regarding transportation for exchange teachers? Can exchange teachers drive?
Are host schools responsible for the exchange teachers' housing? Can exchange teachers live with host families?
What are the responsibilities of the community liaison?
What are the responsibilities of the mentor teacher?
What teaching schedule do exchange teachers follow?
What type of visa do exchange teachers receive?
Are exchange teachers certified?
What criteria are used to evaluate international teachers for participation in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program?
What is cost sharing? Is it required?
What is expected of host schools?
Does the level of host school funding affect the selection process?
Is there a monetary contribution required from the host school?
What criteria are used to evaluate host school applications?
Will I be notified by American Councils upon their receipt of my application?
I have questions about hosting a teacher and completing the online application. Can you put me in touch with current or former host schools to get their advice?
Which schools are eligible to apply to host a Chinese or Arabic exchange teacher?
What are the benefits of participating in TCLP?
What is the process for host school selection?
What is TCLP?