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Day 1 - Travel to Texas
Meet at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) then depart for Texas.
Day 2 - Discover the 'Lone Star'
Enjoy the sights and experience in Texas. From its famed barbeque pits to legendary dance halls. Modern Texas boasts so much more to discover.
Day 3 - Learn from Houston Independent Schools District
The Houston Independent Schools District is the largest public school system in Texas, and the seventh-largest in the United States. It is committed to equity, closing the achievement gap, meeting the needs of the whole child, personalizing learning from each indvidual child, creating safe, joyful learning spaces, retaining qualified and effective personnel, operating with transparency across all departments, and engaging meaningfully with the community in all major decision-making.
Day 4 to 5 - Inclusive Education Training-Workshop
Enrich yourself with learnings from the experts on disability and inclusive education – Stetson and Associates, headed by Dr. Frances Stetson.
Dr. Frances Stetson authored the first report to the Congress regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the United States.
Stetson and Associates has a 30-year history in providing strategic planning and evaluation services, high-impact professional learning, on-site coaching and technical assistance to thousands of school districts, state department of education, and universities throughout the United States and to several foreign countries.
Day 6 - Los Angeles, California
Experience Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes tour. It is a world renowned experience that connects you with the Hollywood you imagine. Visit movie locations that starred A-List Celebrities like Julia Roberts, Keanu Reeves, and Sandra Bullock and many more). Visit the Hollywood sign, and celebrities’ favorite hidden hideaways.
Day 7 - Los Angeles - Solvang - San Francisco
Start the morning with the Danish Village along California Golden Pacific Coast. Upon arrival, have a drink of a gourmet European coffee and a Danish cookie. After lunch, head towards the Silicon Valley and visit the Apple Park. Spend the night in San Francisco.
Day 8 - San Francisco - Berkeley - Modesto
In the morning, have an Extensive City Tour: visit the Cable Car, Lombard Street, City Hall, and St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Then, stop by the Fisherman’s Wharf – take a San Francisco Bay Cruise. After that, visit Palace of Fine Arts and the Famous Golden Gate Bridge. After the Extensive San Francisco Tour, see the University of California in Berkeley. It is considered as one of the top scientific schools in the world.
Day 9 - Modesto - Yosemite National Park - California Central Valley - Los Angeles
Spend the morning at the Yosemite National Park. Get a chance to see the Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Tunnel View. After lunch, travel through the richest California Central Valley before heading back to Los Angeles.
Day 10 - Travel back to Manila
Last day of the TTG Global EdTour Program.
*Itinerary may be subject to change.
What Will You Get from the Program
This TTG Global EdTour Program – West Coast Cohort includes:
- Exclusive Training-Workshop by Stetson and Associates
- EdTour Kit and Program Certificates
- In-depth Cultural Tour Experience
- Talk with US-Based Educators
- Round-trip Airfare
- Hotel Accommodations
- Checked-in Baggage Allowance
- On-Tour Land Transfers
- Travel Insurance
- US Visa related fees
- Meals and drinks
- Admission Tickets to Tourists Spots
- Personal Room Expenses
Interested to join the program?
Here’s the downloadable version of the application process and requirements.