Center For Southeast Asian Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad

Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam: "Understanding and Maintaining Our Students' Heritage of Language and Culture"

July 8 - August 12, 2005


A Unique Opportunity to Travel in Southeast Asia-

  • Explore historic temples and ancient capitals
  • Retrace the experience of displaced persons
  • Visit Ministries of Education in three countries
  • Network with public, priave school educators
  • Debate issues of urbanization, globalization, multiculturalism, and multilingualism
  • Comprehend cultural wealth and economic poverty
  • Research an individeual topic of interest
  • Experience Southeast Asian hospitality
  • Bring insights back to Wisconsin classrooms
  • Attend excellent pre- and post-travel orientations

Eligibility: 18 PK-16 educators, including ESL/ELL teachers, university-level teacher trainers, classroom teachers, administrators, and teacher-training enrolled para-professionals.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Cost: $500/participant for orientation plus personal costs. Grant award pays for international travel, lodging, tuition, food.

Request an application:
Carol Stricker
Department of Public Instruction
PO Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841

Tel. (608) 267-9274
Email: carol.stricker@dpi.state.wi.us


Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in cooperation with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee



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Center for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
207 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1397
phone: (608) 263-1755
fax: (608) 263-3735
e-mail: seasia@intl-institute.wisc.edu