Teach in the USA

Participate supports teachers throughout the cultural exchange process, allowing them to fully develop as educators and share their skills with their students.

The experience

Gain valuable personal and professional experience while promoting passion for global learning and appreciation of other cultures through exchange.

“When I got here, the people that I interacted with made a world of a difference. The fear that I had when I came to the United States was made easier by the people I met, especially at my school. Anyone who is interested in this program should definitely give it a shot—go for it. The experience that you gain changes you not only professionally, but also personally. It’s a change that is going to stay with you for the rest of your life.”


Romaine Hemmings
Participate teacher from Jamaica


Participate teachers are placed in full-time, salaried positions that include competitive health benefits and structured professional development opportunities.

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Participate teachers are placed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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Ongoing support

Ongoing professional development and support are the foundation of the Participate experience.

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Applying to teach with Participate is a competitive process that may take several months to complete. Don't get discouraged! We're with you every step of the way.


Still have questions? Check out our frequently asked questions about teaching, living in the USA, financing your journey and more.

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