Galapagos, Ecuador

Galápagos – November 7-12, 2019 – Premier location

The birthplace of the theory of evolution is a haven for animal lovers: Spot breathtaking wildlife at every turn, from giant tortoises to blue-footed boobies and the world’s northernmost species of penguin. Get the chance to see how Darwin’s excursions to the islands changed the course of history at the Charles Darwin Research Station.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Galápagos convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 2,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Galápagos convention. Earn 4,000 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Cote d"Azur, France

Cote d’Azur—November 7-11, 2019

Some of the world’s most beautiful sites can all be found in this traveler’s paradise. Aristocrats and artists like Picasso have frequented the region since the 18th century, and you’ll quickly see why: the quaint cliffside towns, gorgeous beaches, and delicious Mediterranean cuisine will take your breath away.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Cote d’Azur convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Cote d’Azur convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Playa del Carmen – November 14-18, 2019

Those on the lookout for a combination of relaxation and adventure will get plenty of both in Playa del Carmen. It’s the perfect place to take a dip at beautiful white sand beaches and mesmerizing cenotes, treat yourself at one of the town’s many shops and boutiques, or cross off a couple of bucket list items when you snorkel in a coral reef and explore an ancient archaeological site.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Playa del Carmen convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Playa del Carmen convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Dublin – January 16-20, 2020

There’s so much to see and do in Ireland’s capital city, and it won’t take long for it to feel like home. Irish history is at the forefront at the city’s magnificent Dublin Castle and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and you can revel in all things Irish as you walk down the cobblestone streets to your Irish breakfast and cross Ha’penny Bridge to unwind in a classic Dublin pub.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Dublin convention.  For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Dublin convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Dublin, Ireland

Brussels – January 16-20, 2020

All roads lead to the Grand Place-Grote Markt, a square that rivals the most vibrant in the world and that forms the center of Brussels, the de facto capital of the European Union. Enjoy the flavors of Belgium—yes, including waffles—as you marvel at all the city has to offer, like its fascinating sculptures, its architecture both new and old, and its local beer.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Brussels convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Brussels convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Brussels, Belgium

Rome – January 16-20, 2020

The ancient world is alive and well in Italy’s beautiful, exciting capital. Between crumbling structures like the Colosseum and the buildings of the Roman Forum, the magnificent Trevi Fountain and the wondrous Sistine Chapel, and, of course, the fresh, delicious Italian cuisine, you’ll never run out of things to do or see in Rome.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Rome convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Rome convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Rome, Italy

Canal in Amsterdam

Amsterdam – January 23-27, 2020

Amsterdam has earned its reputation as one of Europe’s hottest destinations: Its beautiful canals and bridges will leave you breathless, and the fascinating museums will transport you back in time. Experience the rich history and culture by day, and spend the evenings enjoying Amsterdam’s famous nightlife.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Amsterdam convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Amsterdam convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona – January 23-27, 2020

Art and architecture lovers are in for a real treat in this beautiful and walkable city. Gaudí’s reputation precedes him, and he doesn’t disappoint: the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell will leave you dumbfounded. Take a walk to the beach via Las Ramblas, the city’s bustling boulevard, and enjoy delicious tapas in this delightful tour.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Barcelona convention.  For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points.  Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Barcelona convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Port in Croatia

Croatia & Venice – July 2020– Premier location

Get transported back in time in the ancient city of Split and the medieval city of Dubrovnik, home to brilliant monasteries and palaces that have served as movie sets. The Renaissance is frozen in time in beautiful Venice, where travelers can spend hours wandering among the canals and bridges that make the city famous.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • Farewell dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director

It’s easy to qualify for the Croatia & Venice convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2020 program before September 6, 2019, you’ll earn 85 points.  Earn a total of 3,000 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Croatia & Venice convention. Earn 5,000 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Earn Professional Development

WorldStrides’ accredited status means that teachers receive FREE professional development for leading one of our programs. We help you identify opportunities that meet your state’s standards and will issue a transcript for up to 35 points/hours or 3.5 CEUs based on the length of your program.

Extra PDPs Abroad

Our International Teacher Conventions are not only a chance to explore a city abroad, but are also an opportunity to earn optional PDPs during our exciting interactive sessions. If you are interested in this opportunity, contact us to find out more!

Aventura Cultural Spanish Teacher Immersion Programs

Dramatically improve your Spanish, enhance your teaching skills, and discover a wealth of useful activities for your classroom. The experience willl be invaluable to you both professionally and personally. You’ll live with a host family, receive one-on-one instruction, work on mini-methods with Program Director Tom Alsop, and create your own personal culture project to use in your lessons.

For participating in the Aventura Cultural Program you can also earn three full hours of graduate credit in Spanish from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs!

You can save up to $400 by enrolling early. Learn more about Aventura Cultural Programs.