Get Involved

Educators

Sign up with Reach the World today to bring the world into your classroom! As a partner educator, you’ll expand learning beyond your classroom’s walls by experiencing your curriculum through a global lens:

  • Read primary-source, rich-media content produced just for your students.
  • Videoconference with a real college study-abroad traveler.
  • Develop standards-aligned projects together.
  • Watch your students’ eyes open to a new world of possibilities!

Watch this video to learn more about what it means to be a RTW teacher

Educator Information Sessions

Reach the World supports educators in teaching through a global lens by providing customized, standards-aligned content from around the world. Join us for one of our live webinars to learn more about how you can take your classroom on a virtual journey! Please click on a hyperlinked date/time to register for that webinar.

*While all teachers are welcome at any information session, these sessions will focus specifically on how Reach the World meets the needs of educators in particular states and regions.

Kentucky educators: are you ready to embark on your next journey? Click here to learn more about how Reach the World can help you bring the world into your classroom in alignment with the Kentucky Global Competency and World Language Program Review requirements.

Student Interns

Assist a New York City educator as they take their students on a global, online journey via our Global Learning Leaders program! Volunteering with RTW as a Global Learning Leader (GLL) provides a substantive, engaging opportunity to integrate global competence programming into the curriculum of under-served public elementary, middle school, and high school classrooms. 

As a Global Learning Leader you will:

  • Be trained by RTW to serve as a global educator in a public school
  • Work one or two days a week for 12 weeks
  • Build your leadership, communication and planning skills by helping to deliver a high-quality enrichment program to K-12 students
  • Receive a $350-$500 honorarium for your volunteer service (depending on number of classrooms)

Apply online today to be a classroom intern! Applications for Global Learning Leaders are accepted on a rolling basis.

Travelers

Join RTW, and amplify the impact of your experience abroad. Build your leadership, communication and planning skills as you journey online with a class of engaged K-12 students in the U.S. As a volunteer traveler, you will help build the pipeline of youth prepared to study abroad – just like you.

Click to watch traveler testimonials!

Traveler Information Sessions

As a Reach the World Traveler, you will enrich your abroad experience by sharing your journey with K-12 American students. In this live webinar, you will learn more about our Traveler program and the unique benefits that it offers to both world travelers and their students back at home. Please click on a hyperlinked date/time to register for that webinar.

Editors

As a Volunteer Editor, you’ll coach a traveler as they share their journey online with K-12 students, leveraging your professional skills to help deliver a high-quality global education resource to classrooms across the nation. Over the course of the cycle, you will proof-read and fact-check the 1-2 articles that your traveler submits each week and provide constructive feedback from anywhere that you have access to the internet. Watch this video and fill out this form to receive more information about becoming a web editor!

Still have questions about how you can get involved with RTW? Give us a call at (212) 288-6987 or send us an email at rtwinfo@reachtheworld.org!