2019 Premier Destination:
Bucharest – November 2018

Once known as “Little Paris” for its architectural beauty, Romania’s capital is an untouched marvel for world travelers. Listen for the closest currently-spoken language to Ancient Latin, visit the Palace of Parliament—a massive Communist relic, enjoy the thriving nightlife in this vibrant Eastern European hub, and explore the awe-inspiring castles that made Transylvania famous.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including the Palace of Parliament, Cişmigiu Gardens, the Historic Old City, and Bran Castle and Braşov

It’s easy to qualify for the Bucharest convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 2,000 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Bucharest convention. Earn 3,000 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Paris – January 2019

With its tree-lined boulevards, breathtaking architecture, and vast art collections, the City of Light is a traveler’s paradise. Soak up the wealth of history and culture at every turn, enjoy France’s famous cuisine, and appreciate the latest in Parisian fashion. Home to some of the world’s most revered sites, this illustrious city will leave you inspired.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, the Eiffel Tower, and the Notre Dame Cathedral

It’s easy to qualify for the Paris convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Paris convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Florence – November 2018

The Renaissance comes back to life in the artistic heart of Europe. Home to the magnificent Duomo, a 13th-century cathedral adorned with art by the likes of Donatello, Florence boasts some of the world’s most renowned masterpieces. Take in the remarkable beauty of Michelangelo’s David and try some gelato, all while immersing yourself in Italy’s rich culture.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including the Duomo, the Galleria dell’Accademia, and the Basilica di Santa Croce

It’s easy to qualify for the Florence convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Florence convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Madrid – January 2019

This cultural hub is a treat for students of architecture, art, and history. From the massive Royal Palace—the official residence of the Spanish royal family and home to a wealth of priceless art—to the city’s opulent buildings, to the delicious variety of traditional tapas, the land of Don Quixote is sure to ignite your pasión.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including the Royal Palace, the Prado, and the Reina Sofía Museum

It’s easy to qualify for the Madrid convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Madrid convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Berlin – January 2019

Founded in the 13th century, Germany’s largest city couples reminders of the country’s tumultuous history with its vibrant modern culture. Explore the city’s architectural variety, enjoy some world-famous currywurst, and see how the city evolved from a Nazi capital, to a divided city, to today’s thriving metropolis. A stroll through Berlin is like a walk through history.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, and the Berlin Wall

It’s easy to qualify for the Berlin convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Berlin convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

London – January 2019

The land of royals, high tea, and literary greats, England’s bustling capital has something for everyone. Take a journey through English history at London’s most popular attractions, enjoy fish and chips at a local pub, and take turns posing in a red phone booth. One of the world’s premier cultural centers, London will keep you enthralled at every turn.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including Big Ben, the National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, and the London Eye

It’s easy to qualify for the London convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the London convention. Earn 2,500 points and you and a guest will receive a spot at the convention.

Yucatán – November 2018

The tropical state of Yucatán is home to some of Mexico’s greatest treasures. The region lies at the heart of Mayan language, history, and culture, offering an abundance of world-famous archaeological sites. Marvel at the many cenotes (crystal-clear natural pools), taste the region’s famously smoky cuisine, and experience the age of the conquistadors with a trip to the Spanish-founded city of Mérida.

This Teacher Convention includes:

  • Airfare and accommodations
  • Welcome reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Sightseeing with a WorldStrides Tour Director including the historic center of Mérida, Uxmal, and Chichen Itza

It’s easy to qualify for the Yucatán convention. For each full-paying traveler you enroll on a 2019 program before January 18, 2018, you’ll earn 125 points. Earn a total of 1,500 points and you’ll receive a spot at the Yucatán convention. Earn 2,500 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.