New Zealand

July 19 - 29, 2020

DESCRIPTION

During the Summer of 2020, travel to New Zealand, a Southwestern Pacific Island home to some of the world's most breathtaking vistas. Gain experience in the international classroom by spending time in New Zealand's schools while enjoying all this exotic nation has to offer. Explore sites filmed in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings films, bungee jump from a bridge, journey through a bird sanctuary, and cheer on a rugby match all while earning professional development hours.

Your Amazing Trip Leaders:

Deb Thibault

Elizabeth Ulmer

Limited To 20 Participants

All trips are very flexible. If you want to make some changes, or bring family, contact us and we will help you make the most of your visit! Visit our FAQ page for more information!

  • 20+ hours Professional Development in the renowned New Zealand schools observing and working with teachers
  • 2 Day's of Sightseeing
  • Walking Tour
  • Welcome Reception
  • All Ground Transportation in Wellington Area
  • Possible Home Stays while in schools
  • Group stay after 5 days in school (if you choose a hotel stay the entire trip there is an additional fee of $800 per person, double occupancy)
  • Background check
  • Bookbag Tours Conclusive Summit Dinner

Itinerary

During the Summer of 2020, travel to New Zealand, a Southwestern Pacific Island home to some of the world's most breathtaking vistas. Gain experience in the international classroom by spending time in New Zealand's schools while enjoying all this exotic nation has to offer. Explore sites filmed in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings films, bungee jump from a bridge, journey through a bird sanctuary, and cheer on a rugby match all while earning professional development hours. Please note that itineraries and schools are subject to change because of school events, school leadership changes, etc.... We will keep you updated when there is a change.

Arrive New Zealand

  • Walking tour and hop on hop off bus tour

day 1

Free day to explore and get acclimated

  • Morning Outing
  • Welcome reception

day 2

Day 1 in Schools

  • Afternoon PD
  • Free Evening

day 3

Day 2 in Schools

  • PD Session Two
  • Free Evening

day 4

Day 3 in Schools

  • Summit Cultural Dinner with out Hosts

day 5

Day Trips

  • Day trip to be determined

day 6

Day Trip

  • Day Trip to be determined

day 7

Free Day with Optional Side Trips

To be determined

day 8

Free Day with Optional Side Trips

To be determined

day 9

Free Day with optional Tours

To be determined

day 10

Return Home

or extend your stay

day 11