International Student Teaching Jamaica
Mandeville, Jamaica (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||UW-Whitewater applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2016||10/02/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Program Type:||Student Teaching||Language of Instruction:||English|
International Student Teaching- Jamaica
|Eligibility||Education Major, 2.5 GPA|
|1st Application||Student Teaching Permission Form (FILLABLE).pdf|
Currently students are housed in dorm suites at Church's Teachers College in Mandeville
Student Life and SurroundingsMandeville has a population of approximately 72,000. Mandeville has a town square, parish church and clock tower, and many large, elegant early nineteenth-century houses line the winding streets in the town center. The grassy square is somewhat like a village green and Mandeville has been described as the most English town in Jamaica.
Estimated Cost of Program
|CGE Application Fee||$275|
|Program fee: Accomodation, some meals, transfers, faculty expenses||$1,225
|Total Cost (estimated)||$2,255|
Eligible students are able to receive financial aid. Students will need to bring a budget sheet to an appointment with Financial Aid in order to determine financial need. Students can pick up a budget sheet for this program in the Center for Global Education.
Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Grants
To make an appointment with Financial Aid, call 262-472-1130
For information about study abroad scholarships, the Wisconsin State Grant for Study Abroad, and for deadlines and application procedures click here.
|Term||Application Date||Term Dates|
|Fall Semester||February 15th||4 weeks-- Jan-Feb|
|Spring Semester||October 01st||4 weeks-- Jan-Feb (both terms go together)|
Program Requirements and Application Procedures
- Fill and print out this form: Student Teaching Permission Form (FILLABLE).pdf. Follow the instructions exactly as noted on the Form!
- Schedule an appointment with Dan Colleran, Travel Study Coordinator, Center for Global Education, (262) 472-5757, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Enroll in CIGENRL 470 Student Teaching Seminar. Physical Education licensure students should register for PEPROF 410.
- Schedule a pre-departure orientation meeting with the UW-W Center for Global Education by calling Ext. 5759.
Student Teaching Assignment and PlacementStudent teacher placement typically occurs at the same grade level/subject area as the Wisconsin assignment. Assignments are available at the elementary and secondary levels. Contact the Interim Program Coordinator at email@example.com for more information about the placement process.
Please Note: Special Education majors are not eligible to participate in the Jamaican Student Teaching Program.
Student Teacher SupervisionParticipants are observed and supervised by the faculty program coordinator, Amy Stevens
ContactsUW-W Faculty Coordinator
Special Education Department
Office: Winther 5039
CGE Global Experiences Coordinator
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel: 262-472-5757 (direct)