South Korea Research Trip

July 23-29, 2017

Thanks to the gracious support of the Korean War Legacy Foundation and the MPVA, R.O.K., we are able to take 30 teachers on a week long research trip to South Korea.  Educators will focus on how South Korea has developed into the nation it is today.

 
The city of Seoul in 1953 and now.

The city of Seoul in 1953 and now.

2016 Ambassadors

Last summer, 10 teachers went on our first research trip to South Korea.  Among many other activities the ambassadors enjoyed a tour of a Buddhist temple, visiting the DMZ, and participating in a special ceremony with veterans at the national cemetery.

Veterans and educators at the national cemetery for a remembrance ceremony.

Veterans and educators at the national cemetery for a remembrance ceremony.

Requirements

We are looking for 30 teachers who are capable of the following

  1. interviewing at least 1 veteran
  2. completing at least 3 transcripts of interviews
  3. crafting a research topic based on the development of South Korea.
Shopping in a bustling historic district.

Shopping in a bustling historic district.

Cost

Educators who are chosen for this trip will pay half of their airfare.  All other expenses, lodging, food, tours, etc. will be covered thanks to the gracious support of our sponsors.