The International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) provides international teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States.
ILEP consists of a semester-long non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university including seminars on new teaching methods, curriculum development, lesson planning, teaching strategies, and instructional technology training.
EP Fellows participate in field experience at a U.S. secondary school where they are actively immersed in the American classroom environment and build collaborative, lasting connections with U.S. teachers and students.
Through the Alumni Small Grants program, IREX encourages alumni to leverage their experience and knowledge, put their ideas into action, and create change. ILEP alumni are eligible to compete for alumni grant funding for activities or projects designed to benefit their home schools and communities
Be full time school teachers (6th to 12th grades) in a school that serves a primarily local (not expatriate) population;
Have five or more years of classroom experience in ILEP teaching disciplines: English, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, or Special Education;
Be citizens of and residents in India;