Teacher Training Program

Program Overview Sacramento4 weeks

Teacher Training Program


The Teacher Training Program offers international participants a unique experience in the United States. Our program combines classroom instruction centered on relevant pedagogy with well-supported practice in engaging teaching methods to prepare participants for real-world classroom “practicum” in regional schools.


  • Five days at a local elementary and/or secondary public school
  • Mentorship with experienced host teacher
  • Interaction and engagement with students
  • Opportunity for hands-on teaching and activities


The Teacher Training Program is designed for current and future teachers from around the world including:

  • elementary school teachers
  • secondary school teachers
  • current students studying to be teachers
  • university professors and faculty


Participants will spend four weeks exploring the American primary and secondary education system, along with current research in teaching EFL to children, and gain a plethora of options for implementing relevant, learner-centered materials that still reflect government-mandated standards and emphasize communicative strategies.



  • Be a current teacher or undergraduate/graduate student studying to be a teacher
  • Be 18+ years of age
  • Have a valid passport and email address (see online application)
  • Purchase of CSU International Student Health Insurance policy

Health Insurance

Students in the Teacher Training Program must purchase the CSU International Student Health Insurance policy (administered by Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc.) as a condition of registration and continued enrollment prior to the start of classe