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SIT stands in partnership with Vermont and the Brattleboro community.
World Learning, Inc., and its family of programs – including School for International Training (SIT) and The Experiment in International Living The Experiment) – are committed to prompt communications with all stakeholders impacted by the spread of COVID-19. Our teams and programs have been in close and frequent contact with students, parents, advisors, partner institutions, and others to inform them of changes necessitated by this situation. We will continue to use and operationalize all resources at our disposal in our efforts to keep our constituents safe.
SIT is committed to building an inclusive educational experience for all of our students as our programs shift in response to the pandemic.
During this time of transition and uncertainty, many students may be experiencing heightened levels of stress and anxiety. Here are some ways to make sure you stay healthy and safe during these challenging times
A letter from Dr. Kathryn Inskeep to SIT Study Abroad students
A letter from Dr. Sophie Howlett to SIT Study Abroad students
March 3 letter from SIT President Dr. Sophia Howlett to SIT Study Abroad students
A letter from SIT's Dr. Sophia Howlett and Mory Pagel to partner institutions
A statement from World Learning, Inc., regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19
School for International Training is part of a group of southern Vermont organizations that have received a $15,000 planning grant aimed at growing the region’s dwindling workforce by creating a holistic system to expand opportunities and support for legal migrants. The groups will apply for a three-year, $300,000 grant to expand the region’s transportation, assist migrants with career placements, and intercultural skills. One of SIT’s roles will be to provide English language courses for immigrants.
SIT Study Abroad very carefully balances student and staff safety with experiential learning. We have robust emergency preparedness supplies, action plans and protocols in place, as well as detailed contingency plans that enable us to respond quickly to changing circumstances.
This webinar series is an opportunity for students to meet SIT's Global and Low-Residency MA program chairs.
SIT Professor Emerita Dr. Susan Barduhn has been selected by the U.S. State Department as an English Language Specialist for her project focusing on professional development for English teachers in Turkey. Dr. Barduhn is the third SIT TESOL professor to receive the prestigious title.
SIT Graduate Institute December 2019 capstone schedule
Three SIT students are recipients of scholarships from the Fund for Education Abroad
SIT alum Steffen Gillom is among 40 young Vermont leaders under age 40 cited by Vermont Business Magazine for their commitment to their communities.
SIT TESOL alumnus Gregory Abrahams has been selected by the U.S. State Department to participate in a one-month English Language Specialist project in Brazil.
SIT TESOL alumna Loren Lee Chiesi has been named by the U.S. Department of State to a prestigious English fellowship program.
SIT hires Michael Zoll as new Dean of Student Health, Safety, and Well-being. He brings to this new position. more than 30 years' experience in higher education and international education.
SIT welcomes five new academic directors or the 2019-20 academic year, including three women scientists, a historian, and a journalism expert.
Applications are due October 1, 2019, for the next Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship. The program gives SIT Study Abroad and IHP alumni an opportunity to return to the country where they studied abroad to carry out a human rights-based project.
WASHINGTON, DC — Seventeen students received master’s degrees on August 11 during a ceremony at the National Presbyterian Church that emphasized the importance of cultivating community to build a more sustainable world.