In a month, a group of Baylor University graduates will travel to Thailand to teach at the Chitralada Palace School.
On the top floor of one of the oldest buildings on campus, one professor’s office overflows with the basics of a seasoned professor—stacks of antique books, coffee mugs and stacks of graded papers.
Applications for a teaching in Thailand program will be available to May graduates until this Saturday, less than a month before they are selected to leave for Bangkok.
The Chitralada Palace School teaching program will allow Baylor graduates the opportunity to teach English as a second language to Thai children from May 20, 2013 to March 31, 2014.
Baylor graduate Dr. Nirund Jivasantikarn and his son Ekapon Jivasantikarn are traveling to various universities to recruit graduating seniors to teach English in Thailand for 10 months from June to March with a two-week break in October.
The Jivasantikarns will host an information session on the teaching program at 4 p.m. Monday in 203 Cashion Academic Center in the Hankamer School of Business.
A Baylor graduate who created a nonprofit organization to help refugees in Thailand recently shared his ideas at an international conference sponsored by a Bill Clinton initiative that brings world leaders together to discuss global issues.
Eight Baylor graduates will have the chance to teach Thai royalty.