In the best interests of group cohesion, use your expertise to assess student applicants for the program.
Participate in monthly teleconference, video, or in-person meetings with the group to prepare for the in-country learning experience.
Conduct personal research to prepare yourself for the program to maximize your learning opportunities.
Draw from your expertise to facilitate a limited number of sessions during the Cambodia program.
Participate in the three-day orientation in Missoula prior to departure to Cambodia.
Travel to Cambodia for the period of June 16 - July 21, 2013.
Occasionally lead student groups when we break into small group sessions.
Be willing to assist the group as an adult support system in Cambodia in case of emergency.
Serve as a role model for the students.
Be flexible, attentive, and enthusiastic throughout the length of the program.
Serve as a good representative of the U.S. overseas.
Maximize the benefit of your participation in the program by being interested in one or more of the following activities upon your return to the U.S.: conduct a lecture, write an op-ed to your local newspaper, read a commentary on your public radio station, create a course, encourage other teachers and students to travel abroad, etc.
Take advantage of the opportunities available to you by being a Department of State alumni: register for their newsletter, host Department of State international visitors, etc.
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