Faculty Exchange Program Synopsis

Argentina

Two-week program in partnership with Catholic University in Salta, Argentina. Two SCCCD faculty members traveled to Salta in May-June 2008, homestay with their respective matched partners, visited Catholic University to learn about education in Argentina and visited sites in and around Salta. Argentine counterparts will visit SCCCD in Jan-Feb 2009 and will homestay with their SCCCD matched partners. SCCCD funds the cost of the round-trip airline ticket for both SCCCD faculty members.

Scotland

Two-week program in partnership with Stevenson College in Edinburgh, Scotland. One Scottish faculty member will travel to SCCCD in September 2008 and be hosted by their matched partner here, homestay and visit SCCCD institutions and area sites. SCCCD faculty match will travel to Edinburgh in late May 2009 to visit Stevenson College and homestay with their Scottish match. SCCCD funds the cost of the round-trip airline ticket for SCCCD faculty member.

Netherlands

Two-week program in partnership with RADIX (ROC Association for Dutch International Connextions). Two Dutch faculty members will come to Central California in October 2008, homestay with and be hosted by their respective SCCCD matched partners who will take them to classes, meetings, and area sightseeing. The SCCCD faculty members will visit the Netherlands at the end of May 2009, homestay with their respective match partner, visit Dutch educational institutions and area sites. SCCCD funds the cost of the round-trip airline ticket for both SCCCD faculty members.

Thailand

One SCCCD faculty member is selected to teach English at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand June-October 2008. The following year, a Chulalongkorn University faculty member travels to SCCCD to teach for a semester. SCCCD will fund the cost of the round-trip airline ticket for the SCCCD faculty member.