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Teach in Thailand

Thailand 1     Summer 2013 Students     Thailand 3

Engage in cross-cultural collaborations with Thai teachers this summer and share best practices in English, Science, and Mathematics education. Gain valuable ESL teaching experience by being immersed in a classroom of Thai students. Learn about the long and storied history of the Thai culture; its religions, customs, and food while earning 6 credits this summer.

City, Country 





2014 Tentative Dates: May 30 - June 29


2.5 GPA

Application Deadline

Summer Admission: April 1

Please submit the following by the above deadline:

Applicants will be asked to talk with the faculty director before being accepted into the program.

The Course Approval Form (due May 1st) is to be submitted by SUNY Cortland students only.
Non-Cortland students must speak with their home campus study abroad office for information on the course approval process.

Non-Cortland students must return completed Judicial Review and Code of Conduct forms along with the SUNY application.

Travel Information

Group Flight Required. Arranged by director and paid by program participant. 

Note: All in-country transportation fees are included in the program cost with the exception of

Program Costs

Summer 2014 Budget **Tentative and Subject to Change**

Accepted students will receive an updated budget as a part of their acceptance packet.

Program Course Information 6 Credits.

This program provides education students an opportunity to share science and mathematics teaching experiences within a very unique and different culture.   Students will spend two days in an orientation session at SUNY Cortland before traveling to Thailand.   During the first week in Thailand the student participants will be working with their university partners to become familiar with the Thai education system and visit schools within the Bangkok area.  They will study the school’s routine and curriculum to prepare lessons for teaching during the next two and a half weeks (12 days).  The last of week four will be spent in preparing an individual presentation to be given at the Science Education Center at Srinakharinwirot University.  

The program is led by faculty leader Dr. Orvil White

Thailand Program Earns Chancellor's Award 


Lodging in Bangkok will be at Tai-Pan Hotel  located in the central shopping and entertainment district.

During the 14-day duration of their practical teaching, students will be hosted in the homes of their Thai host teachers or graduate students.

Student Mentors

 Email one of our studnet metors for more information about the program!

Jade Mackney
Nicole Turner


Faculty Leader, Dr. Orvil White

SUNY Cortland Study Abroad Advisor, Gonda Gebhardt