We Are More Similar than Different by Zhang Wenjie

Working as a TCLP exchange teacher, I am no stranger to the word “difference… Read More

Chinese TCLP teachers across the northeastern United States saw the perfect opportunity to plan field trips for their Mandarin students. The… Read More

Captain Nathan Hale Middle School in the rural town of Coventry Connecticut hosted Gu Wenming in 2016-2017 and Li Chunping in 207-2018. After two… Read More


After living and teaching for 10 months in the U.S., TCLP exchange teachers came together again for one final time in Washington DC at… Read More

December 13 and 14, 2017 at 3:00pm in Egypt, 9:00pm in China, and 8:00am (EST) in the U.S.

Join the conversation! Meet your… Read More


After participating in TCLP, Egyptian alumni return to their home country with new sets of skills and firsthand experience of U.S.… Read More


TCLP alumni have made an impact in their home countries through collaborative projects and trainings that benefit their fellow educators… Read More

After months of anticipation, TCLP exchange teachers arrived in Washington, DC on August 1st to begin their exchange year in the United States.… Read More


One of the most impactful goals of TCLP is to enable international teachers to expand their knowledge of U.S. teaching methodologies and… Read More

Her goals for the workshop include sharing authentic American culture and offering sessions on student-centered activities, developing SMART goals… Read More


In honor of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State August social media theme, American… Read More

At both the pre-departure orientation in Beijing and in Cairo this year, program alumni were in attendance to pass on their words of advice and… Read More

In June, participants in the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program headed to China to spend the summer learning… Read More

Four years ago, Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia became the first school in its district to offer Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language.… Read More