Finland+ 2020 Program Application
IMPORTANT NOTE: After submitting your application, please email a copy of your current resume/CV to
. NOTE: The resume does not need to be completely updated and polished as we just want to get a more complete picture of the applicants and their backgrounds (please do not allow this to be a deterrent from applying!). The priority deadline is January 1st, however we generally fill up prior to our deadlines, so apply early!
What is your full name?
What is your preferred email address?
Be sure to use an email that you will check during the summer months.
What is your preferred phone number?
What is your home mailing address (include zipcode)?
What is the name of the educational institution where you work (include town/city)?
What is the name of the school district where you work?
If you are not in a school district, please explain.
What grade level(s) do you teach, or what is your position within the field of education?
What subject(s) do you teach (if applicable)?
Please briefly describe any international experience you have had previously:
Note: No previous international experience is required
Please provide 2-3 paragraphs explaining why you wish to participate in Global Education Allies 2020 program in Finland. Include the following: What you hope to gain from this experience, and how it will help you in your current and future role as an educator? Specifically, explain how you plan to apply the experience in Finland to benefit students or other teachers at your school or in your community. Your response should demonstrate why you should be considered as one of the educators on this program, given there are generally more applicants than the number of spots available (although we do our best to accommodate as many educators as possible!).
Which experience package are you applying for?
NOTE: About 80% of our applicants select the "entire package" and take advantage of the discount offered. Also, when spaces are limited, participants who select the entire package receive priority consideration.
Entire package (all three experiences!) with a $300 discount from July 27-August 9, $3495
Main program in Finland ONLY from August 1-6, $1595
Pre-trip to Sweden & the Baltics (Stockholm, Sweden; Riga, Latvia & Tallinn, Estonia) AND the Main program July 27-August 6), $2695
Main program in Finland AND the the Post-trip to Arctic Lapland (August 1-9), $2495
Are you hoping to possibly bring a non-educator guest if spaces are available?
Are you hoping to have this experience with a fellow educator you already know (who would need to apply on his or her own)?
If you have selected to possibly or definitely bring a non-educator guest or participate with a fellow educator (who applies on their own), please share who you have in mind as your guest(s)/fellow educator(s), and something about him/her/them:
Note: Non-educator guests will pay a $150 fee to cover several unique activities that will be organized for the non-educators during some of the educational visits in Finland. Non-educators are only invited if there are spaces available after GEA has first accommodated as many educators as possible.
Please include any comments, feedback, questions, or explanations about any of the items from the above section that you have checked:
Is there anything else that you would like the program staff to be aware of which was not included in any of the questions or responses above?
Do you know any other teachers who are applying to this program, or who might be interested in applying? If so, please include their name(s) and email(s) below.
How did you hear about Global Education Allies and learn of this experience? (Please include the name(s) of anyone who may have encouraged you to apply)
Do you know any GEA alumni? If so, whom?
Please send your Resume/CV to the following email address:
. Be sure the document is labeled with your first and last name (i.e. LoraCookResume). You will be contacted no later than December 1st to either attend a group information session, online webinar, and/or participate in an in-person or online interview.
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