As part of the AFS-USA School Strategy, we want to provide volunteers and staff ways to “give back” and proactively strengthen relationships with schools throughout the year. To that end, we are announcing the AFS Global Educator Award. Are there educators in your area (i.e., counselors, teachers, administrators, or instructional coaches) that are working to bring global ideas to the students in their classroom and/or building?
If so, consider nominating them for the award and/or share this link with your teams to nominate others from your local area. Please read through the attached documents and visit the AFS Global Awards webpage for full details and to learn more about how to nominate an educator for this award.
- September 2022 – Nominations open
- December 11, 2022 at 11:59pm Eastern time – Nomination packets are due and should be submitted through the online submission form.
- December 18, 2022 at 11:59pm Eastern time – Application packets are due from nominees and should be submitted online using the link provided after nomination. February 3, 2023 – Winning educator notified (and nominator, if submitted by a 3rd party)
- March 18-21, 2023 – Winning educator flies to Alexandria, VA to the AFS Educational and Cultural Affairs Conference to attend cultural information sessions, networking events and awards banquet.
For more details…
- To learn more about the criteria for submitting a nomination, read the AFS-USA Global Educator Award Criteria.
- To see the elements and indicators that will be utilized to score the nomination packets, read the AFS-USA Global Educator Award Rubric.
- To see possible examples or types of evidence that can be submitted in a nomination packet that align with the scoring rubric, read the AFS-USA Global Educator Award Evidence.
- To read the rules, terms, and conditions of the award, read the AFS-USA Global Educator Award Terms and Conditions.
- To see AFS-USA’s interpretation of any terms utilized through the award documentation, read the set of definitions that AFS-USA has curated to help.