Why host a meet-up? It is a perfect opportunity for you to meet like-minded travelers, network with teachers, make new friends and share your travel stories over drinks and dinner. Read below to find out how to host your own ITA Alumni meetup.
TIPS TO PLAN AND HOST YOUR OWN MEET-UP:
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Do you remember what it was like the months leading up to your departure to teach English abroad for the first time? Most likely a combination of nerves and excitement, oh, and questions... lots of questions.
We are looking for ITA Alumni who have been overseas 3+ months to join our Local Buddy program. This program will connect experienced ITA Alumni overseas with new ITA teachers who are heading abroad to the same country.
Local Buddy Responsibilities:
Are you missing your TEFL course classmates and interest in hosting a virtual or in-person reunion? We'd be happy to help you pull it off.
This can be as simple as coordinating a virtual video chat or as elaborate as a face-to-face hangout if you took an in-person TEFL course.
Are you interested in connecting with other ITA alumni in your city overseas? Host an ITA alumni meet-up. This event can take place anywhere in your city such as your favorite park, restaurant, or even a hike or excursion.
These in-person meet ups are the absolute best way to get to know fellow teacher and travelers. We're happy to assist you in coordinating these events, too!
We are looking for ITA Alumni who have been abroad for 3+ months to participate in our new ITA Local Buddy program.
This new program gives our brand new alumni a chance to connect with an experienced teachers and travelers before they move overseas and during the first couple months of their time abroad.
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