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