EF Education First Professional Development Scholarship

EF Education First Professional Development Scholarship

FLAVA and EF Education First are pleased to announce a unique professional learning opportunity for teachers of any and all world languages. Each year, EF Educational Tours offers a professional learning travel scholarship to educators working with grades 6-12 to travel to Berlin, Germany, and Davos, Switzerland, for a first-hand exploration of these fascinating cultures. (See the Berlin – Davos DBD 2020 Final Itinerary.) We are extending an invitation to you to apply to travel with this group of educational leaders. We feel the focus of FLAVA educators aligns so well with what this program will allow participants to experience in the country that we would love for you to apply.

The Experience (July 5-13, 2020):

This EF Professional Learning Tour combines the exploration of cultures in Germany and Switzerland with a weekend-long Global Leadership Summit. While on tour, you will expand your professional network as you travel to iconic sites with educators from across the U.S. The tour culminates in EF’s Global Leadership Summit, where you and approximately 1,000 high school students from around the country and the world will hear from world-renowned speakers, attend expert-led workshops, and rethink education’s role in tackling global issues. And through it all, you will have the option of earning professional learning credit.

(See www.eftours.com for details on EF’s student travel programs and to learn how schools in your district can get involved.)


Open to FLAVA educators working with grades 6-12

What’s Included:

Round-trip flights and transportation, hotel accommodations, European breakfast daily, dinner on select days, sightseeing tours, cultural experiences, embedded collaboration times, and a full-time tour director.

Application Process:

  1. Complete the 2020 Berlin_Summit PL Scholarship Application by SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019and send to Stephanie.lennon@ef.com
  2. Finalists will complete an interview by EARLY JANUARY, 2020(these can be done via Skype, Zoom, or in person)
  3. Recipients will be notified by EARLY FEBRUARY, 2020.

Should you have any questions, please contact Dr. Stephanie Lennon at 804.980.6819 or through email at stephanie.lennon@ef.com. We look forward to receiving your application, and Buena suerte, bonne chance, Viel Gluck!

Best regards,

Your FLAVA Executive Board and EF Education

Stephanie Lennon, Ph.D.

Strategic Partnerships, Virginia

EF Education First

–Have a minute? Hear first-hand from a remarkable Virginia educator about Professional Learning offered by EF.

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