July Snapshot: GEEO
July’s Snapshot organization is GEEO.org. Volunteer Card has formed a partnership with GEEO and we’re excited to tell you more about this great organization and the opportunities they provide!
GEEO, Global Exploration for Educators Organization, is dedicated to helping teachers explore the world, further their education, and share their experiences with their classrooms. They provide a inexpensive travel opportunities to a variety of countries, and not only are teacher’s immersed in a different country and culture, but they are also given the opportunity to earn graduate level credits.
What You Should Know:
- Trips are open to all K-12 teachers, school administrators, and soon-to-be teachers pursuing their teaching certificate.
- Explorers have the opportunity to earn up to 3 graduate credits and a professional development certificate upon completing the GEEO program.
- This summer, GEEO will travel to ten different countries. Trips last anywhere from 2-3 weeks.
How To Get Involved:
- Join a Travel Program. Visit Nepal, Costa Rica, Egypt, or South Africa with a group of 10-16 other teachers. For the full list of locations and how to get involved click here.
- Become a Partner or friend. Like all non-profits, GEEO is always looking for people like you, sponsors willing to help send teachers overseas.
- Contribute. Do you know of awesome overseas teaching programs? GEEO wants to know. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will add your recommendations to their list of other travel opportunities.
- Follow and Share. Follow GEEO on Twitter and talk to the teachers you know!
For more information visit GEEO’s website or read this article featuring their organization.