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International Student Teaching Jamaica
Mandeville, Jamaica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 04/01/2015 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Student Teaching
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Description:

International Student Teaching- Jamaica

Mandeville, Jamaica







 
Location Mandeville, Jamaica
Eligibility Education Major, 2.5 GPA
Terms Fall, Spring
Website Click Here
1st Application Student Teaching Permission Form (FILLABLE).pdf


Accommodation

Generally, students in this program are provided a hotel room for the deration of their stay in Jamaica.
 

Student Life and Surroundings

Mandeville 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 Program Fee $275
Airfare $575
Room and Board $1,500
CISI Insurance $35
Travel Documents $135
Total Cost (estimated) $2,520
*Personal Expenses and recommeded immunizations are not included in the total cost.
Jamaica
 


Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Grants

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.
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.
 

Key Dates

Term Application Date Term Dates
Fall Semester February 25th 4 weeks-- TBD
Spring Semester September 25th 4 weeks-- TBD
*Students who intend to participate in this program must notify Renee Gailloreto prior to applying.
 

Program Requirements and Application Procedures

  1. Fill and print out this form: Student Teaching Permission Form (FILLABLE).pdf. Follow the instructions exactly as noted on the Form!
  2. Schedule an appointment with Dan Colleran, Travel Study Coordinator, Center for Global Education, (262) 472-5757, collerad@uww.edu.
  3. Enroll in CIGENRL 470 Student Teaching Seminar. Physical Education licensure students should register for PEPROF 410.
  4. Schedule a pre-departure orientation meeting with the UW-W Center for Global Education by calling Ext. 5759.
     

Student Teaching Assignment and Placement

Student 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 wegnerc@uww.edu 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 Supervision

Participants are observed and supervised by the faculty program coordinator, TBD.
 

Contacts

UW-W Faculty Coordinator
Amy Griffith
Special Education Department
Office: Winther 5039
Tel: 262-472-5817
Email: griffita@uww.edu

CGE Global Experiences Coordinator
Dan Colleran
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel: 262-472-5757 (direct)
        262-472-5759 (appointments)
Email: collerad@uww.edu
 

 

Location

Center for Global Education
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
809 West Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact the Center

Phone: 262-472-5759
Fax: 262-472-1491
E-mail us!

Information Sessions

Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 1:30 p.m.