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Short Term Programs

Customized programs for international students, staff and faculty.

TCC's International Programs team welcomes groups of international students, staff and faculty from around the world for custom-built programs.

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Elementary School Educators Training

APPLICATION DUE: MARCH 15 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 31| $1,295 USD

PROGRAM OPEN TO: Current or future Japanese elementary educators with a passion for English language education

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Japanese school system’s English teaching curriculum is expected to be revitalized in 2020 to respond to needs of globalization. This short term program at TCC will provide an opportunity for elementary school educators to...

  • [Language] Have hands-on experiences speaking English in a homestay and classroom setting 
  • [Confidence] Be better prepared and feel confident about their skills as a (co-)teacher
  • [Tool box for teaching] Observe different schools in the U.S. (Washington state) and learn fun activities that would be suitable for elementary school students
  • [Tool box for teaching] Have access to materials provided by JASSW as part of their curriculum 
  • [Self-awareness] Gain awareness of one's strengths through StrengthsQuest that they can later utilize in their classrooms

PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition for a non-credit class at TCC
  • Homestay with 3 meals per day
  • Group activities
  • StrengthsQuest test fee
  • Transportations from/to SEA-TAC Airport & excursion destinations
  • ORCA Card (a bus pass for local transportations)
  • Certificate of program completion 

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Program Examples

10-Day Business Tour

3-Week Multidisciplinary

3* Month Immersion

What's included?

  • Non-credit business course
  • Housing and meals with local family
  • Business-focused excursions
    • Examples include Starbucks, Boeing, Amazon, etc.
  • Transportation from/to SEA-TAC Airport

What's included?

  • Non-credit course(s) in disciplines requested
    • Examples include English, Communication, American Culture, Business, Physics and more
  • Housing and meals with local family
  • Group excursions
    • Examples include Museums, UW-Seattle, Hiking, Laser Tag and more
  • Transportation from/to SEA-TAC Airport

What's included?

  • Approximately 24-30 credits in student's discipline
  • Housing and meals with a local family
  • Events and activities organized by International Programs
  • Transportation from SEA-TAC Airport
  • International insurance

*Option to make the immersion 3, 6, or 9 months

Approximate Cost: $1000 - $1,500

Approximate Cost: $2,200 - $2,800

Approximate Cost: $5,800

Contact Short Term Programs

International Programs
Tacoma Community College
Building 11, 2nd Floor
6501 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98466-6100
Phone/Fax: 253-566-5190