Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts 2018 FPRI-CEAS Japan Study Tour Application

2018 FPRI-CEAS Japan Study Tour Application

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  • Part 1: Personal Statement

    In the field below, or on a separate attachment submitted through this form, please respond to the following questions: 1. What background or experience do you have of Japan? Please be specific. 2. Why are you interested in learning more and teaching about Japan? 3. How do you intend to incorporate teaching about Japan into your classroom instruction as a result of participation in this project? 4. Give an example of the way in which you have taken a cultural or other experience and incorporated it into your teaching. 5. Briefly describe other educational travel experience that you have had (at home or abroad), what you gained from them, and how these experiences affected your teaching. 6. Describe professional leadership activities that you have organized or led for your school or district. Examples might be workshops, presentations at professional conferences, etc
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  • Part II: Letters of Support

    In the field below, please submit two (2) letters of support. Both references are an important part of the application process. We want to hear from individuals who can thoughtfully describe your outstanding credentials for participation in this highly competitive project, and tell us why your school and your teaching will benefit from this educational experience. 1. One letter must be from the principal or department chair of the school where you are currently employed. In addition to recommending you, this official must confirm that you will have the opportunity to use your knowledge of Japan in the school or district setting. 2. One additional professional reference is also required, from someone who can speak to your work as a classroom teacher.
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  • Application Checklist:

    • Completed application form
    •  Resume
    •  Personal Statement
    •  Two Letters of Support from Principal/Department Chair and Professional Reference.
  • Completed Application filed electronically to FPRI by 5 pm EDT, March 1, 2018

    Questions? E-mail Paul Dickler: pauldickler@yahoo.com Office: 215.732 3774

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