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Cultural Resources for the Language Classroom

We know foreign language learning is so much more than memorizing tenses and conjugating verbs: Part of the joy lies in discovering the unique history and culture that surrounds every ...

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ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: O Flower of Scotland!

ACIS Sales team member Miranda recently returned from a first-time trip to Scotland that was pure barry (utterly awesome). Read about her adventure and get inspired for your next travels.  ...

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ACIS Staff Spotlight: Meet Regional Director Tom Heigham

Regional Director of Sales Tom Heigham has been at ACIS for 14 years, so you could say he has a bit of experience helping teachers travel. When he’s not planning ...

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ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: Liz Tyrrell in the Greek Isles

Liz Tyrrell is the Regional Director of International Programs, Chicago, and has been with ACIS for 13 years! She loves to travel and be active outdoors – hiking, swimming, kayaking, you ...

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Traveling Next Year? Save Up This Summer!

If you’re traveling on an ACIS educational tour in the next year, there is no time like the present to start saving up! In this post we’ve put together some ...

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ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: Jeannie on The Big Island

You probably won’t surprised to learn that ACIS team members REALLY love to travel and that we take every chance in our personal lives to explore different parts of the ...

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4 Myths About Domestic Educational Travel Debunked

In our conversations with teachers, we’ve discovered that there are a few common misconceptions about domestic educational travel. From the group size needed to have a private tour, to deadline ...

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Capital ELA: Why One Language Arts Teacher Chose D.C. For Her Students

When you think about Middle School class trips to Washington D.C., you generally think of them being led by history or social studies teachers. Rebekah E., an English teacher from ...

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2019 Teacher Appreciation Week Contest

Though we like to say every week is Teacher Appreciation Week at ACIS, today kicks off the national celebration of educators who dedicate themselves to bettering the lives of their ...

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Growing Your Group: Advice From a First Time Group Leader

Erin P. is a first-time ACIS Group Leader heading to Europe next year. Although she started the process seeing limited interest, she has made her way up to 16 students ...

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