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Languages and Cultures

Student Teaching Abroad

Contact Languages and Cultures  

Languages and Cultures

Address:
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048


Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair July 2016-June 2017

International Student Teaching (EDS 411/412) Opportunities

Student Teaching Abroad

The semester before student teaching (EDS 411/412), Teacher Candidates may apply to complete EDS 412, the second half of student teaching (approximately 6 weeks) in one of the following student-teaching abroad sites.

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Fall and Spring Semesters. Teacher Candidates will teach English at Teocali Academy, an International Baccalaureate School. Find more information regarding Teocali. Application information can be found on the Center for International Programs website.

Program Costs: All participants will pay WCU their regular tuition rates for the 6 credit hours taken on this program (EDS 412). In addition, all students will be charged a $100.00 study abroad application fee upon submission of their applications. All participants will also be required to purchase WCU's mandatory international health insurance (approximately $100.00). On-site program costs are $600, which includes housing, transportation to and from school, laundry services, and dinners (M-F). Other out-of-pocket costs include round-trip airfare, all additional meals, weekend excursions, and personal spending.

Pictures of Dr. Corbitt and Teacher Candidates in Costa Rica and at Teocali Academy:

Full Album
Costa Rica Soccer
Costa Rica Teaching

Munich, Germany

Fall and Spring Semesters: Spring 2018 start date. Open to all Teacher Candidates within the Department of Languages and Cultures. Teacher Candidates will teach English as a Foreign Language at Käthe-Kollwitz Middle and High School in Munich, Germany. For more information regarding Käthe-Kollwitz school, see: http://www.kkg.musin.de/ Application information ca be found on the Center for International Programs website.

Program Costs: All participants will pay WCU their regular tuition rates for the 6 credit hours taken on this program (EDS 412). In addition, all students will be charged a $100.00 study abroad application fee upon submission of their applications. All participants will also be required to purchase WCU’s mandatory international health insurances (approximately $100). On-site programs costs are 450.00 Euros (Approximately $450.00 US), which includes housing for 6 weeks, two meals a day (breakfast and dinner), internet services and laundry services. Transportation to and from school is not provided, but reliable public transportation can be had for about 60.00 Euros a month. Other out-of-pocket costs include round-trip airfare, all additional meals, weekend excursions, and personal spending.

Pictures of Dr. Corbitt at Käthe-Kollwitz Middle and High School in Munich, Germany:

João Pessoa, Brazil

Coming soon.

Vienna, Austria

Coming soon.

France

Coming soon.

All programs are open to Teacher Candidates of all languages: French, German, Russian and Spanish. Prices and program specifics vary. Specific questions should be directed to Dr. Keith Corbitt, Supervisor of Teacher Education.