School of Education

International Teaching Experiences

Current opportunities

England (Undergraduate/Graduate Childhood/Middle Childhood/Early Childhood)
Tanzania (Graduate students preferred)
China (TESOL students preferred)
Hungary (Adolescent education students preferred)

Who can apply

Undergraduate: Pre-service teachers majoring in Inclusive Childhood/Middle Childhood Education and students in the Adolescent Education Program.

Graduate: Teachers and/or pre-service teachers in a GRADUATE Education Program.


  • An over-all GPA of 3.2 (Undergrad), 3.6 (Graduate) or better by the beginning of their first student teaching experience.
  • A successful first student teaching placement (if applicable) - verified by their Nazareth College Student Teaching Supervisor and their cooperating teacher.
  • A positive outcome from the international education experience application process:
    • Specific, thoughtful answers to the questions on the initial application form. Please click here to complete the on-line application.
    • A written essay
    • THREE confidential letters of recommendation, including one from a Nazareth College instructor, and one from a classroom teacher.
    • A final interview

Questions? Contact:

Shanna M. Jamanis

Shanna M. Jamanis

Professor and Associate Dean in Education, School of
Golisano Academic Center 257

Education: B.A., SUNY College at Geneseo; M.S., SUNY at Albany; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Teaching and Research Interests: Autism spectrum disorders, personnel preparation; multiple perspectives and social model of disability; diverse learners; positive behavioral support; pre-service teacher education; instructional design; special education; systemic change.