Customize Your Program
Designing Your Custom Program
We believe this kind of learning experience demands a unique travel itinerary, and that’s why we specialize in customized travel programs. Whether its J-term, spring break, May-mester, etc., our program development team, alongside our Global Academic Team, will consult with you to translate your curriculum into a one-of-a-kind learning experience that will deliver the educational outcome you’re looking for. From selecting your destination to identifying interactive experiences that bring your classroom to life, our thematic approach ensures that your goals drive every decision we make together.
A Personal Partner
Once your program is developed, you’ll work directly with an account manager who will be your champion, working directly with our large team of logistical experts, curriculum specialists, and on-the-ground partners. Our loyal clients see their account managers as an integral part of their own university teams, ensuring that your program is uniquely yours each and every year.
Meet our VP of Program Development
Jennifer Fisher leads a team of WorldStrides’ program development specialists, working directly with new university clients to globalize their curriculum with short-term faculty-led cultural immersion experiences. Jen brings a passion for customized curriculum solutions to this role after more than 20 years working with institutions of higher learning.
To begin customizing your program, give us a call at 1-800-422-2368.
Topics to Explore
In Israel, you might choose to explore some of the following topics:
The land of the Bible and a sacred ground for Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, Israel is a historical and spiritual wonderland for any student of religion. Whether your program uses a historical lens or a religious one, walk in the footsteps of the founding fathers and mothers of these great faiths. Be inspired by the stories, the tremendous and varied landscapes, and the nexus of history, faith, and possibility.
Israel’s tech region is often called Silicon Wadi, a reference to its significance, second only to California’s Silicon Valley. From Intel, which is Israel’s largest high-tech employer, to small video gaming software start-ups, there are hundreds of opportunities to explore Israel’s tech sector. In meetings with companies that have fueled Israel’s high tech trend, consider how the nation maintains the highly educated workforce that the industry demands and what drives the entrepreneurs who have bet on it.
The ancient dirt of Judea is rich with historical treasures from centuries past and home to dozens of active digs. Delve deep into the process of uncovering history by observing major excavations such as the city of David, viewing the fruits of past digs, and even participating in archaeological efforts currently underway.
The country exemplifies the notion that necessity is the mother of invention. With a tricky climate and scarce natural resources, Israel has invested heavily in developing a highly skilled workforce. It is a country which encourages initiative and rewards innovation and improvisation. It is unquestionably (and controversially) a major player in geopolitics. Economically, its investment in research has paid off as well, and, over the past decade, Israel has attracted significant capital for its leadership in clean energy technologies, the biomedical field, and software development. Israel’s tech region is even called “Silicon Wadi” as a reference to its significance, second only to California’s Silicon Valley. The modern economy and historical complexity of this ancient land fuse to offer a truly unique destination for educational travel.