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Visiting International Teachers

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     The Visiting International Teachers program allows certified teachers from Spain and China to teach in Kansas schools for a period of up to three years. Teachers are hired primarily to teach Spanish, Chinese, and English as a Second Language, but may teach other subjects such as art, math, science and elementary grades. Visiting teachers provide Kansas students an exciting opportunity to learn about the world and other cultures.

KSDE Visiting International Teacher Program Overview

 TitleDescription
Kansas Visiting International Teacher PresentationGeneral description of our program, recorded 1/23/14; 19 minutes.
Kansas Visiting International Teacher HandbookGuidance for program participants.
Kansas Visiting International Teacher TimelineThis calendar serves all Kansas participants.
China--Memo of UnderstandingFormal agreement that allows teacher recruitment through the Chinese ministry of education, Hanban, and its representatives.
Spain--Memo of UnderstandingFormal agreement that allows teacher recruitment through the Ministry of Education in Madrid.

For School Districts

 TitleDescription
Letter of IntentProvide background information about the position to assist in candidate interviews.
Commit to hire / Program invoiceProgram fee paid by district

For Teachers

 TitleDescription
Agreement to Teach in KansasAfter accepting a job offer from a district, the teacher uses this form to supply information needed for visa documents.
Credential Evaluation: link to www.naces.org"Current members" of this organization are approved for credential evaluations for teacher licensure by KSDE.
Driver's License or state identification card 

Professional Information

 TitleDescription
Kansas World Language AssociationProfessional organization for teachers.
School ReportsFind annual report cards by entering the Unified School District (USD) number in the search bar.
World Language ResourcesKSDE World Language Home page

Cultural and Community Information

 TitleDescription
State of Kansas See Living, Education, Travel & Tourism, and Facts and History
Places of Interest and free Visitor's Guide 
Weather and Climate 
Weekend Outings 
Exploring History 
Kansas Driver's License 
Kansas Maps 

Other Links

Clicking on any of the following links will take you to World Language websites that are not maintained by the Kansas State Department of Education.

World Languages
Program Consultant

Phyllis Farrar
(785) 296-1891
pfarrar@ksde.org

Deputy Commissioner
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303
bneuenswander@ksde.org

Director
Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142
sesmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education
Jay Scott
(785) 296-3951
jscott@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Academic Standards
Jeannette Nobo
(785) 296-2078
jnobo@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Assessment
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

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