WCE International Studies ProgramPhoto of Belize


Contact Information:
Dr. Susan Catapano
catapanos@uncw.edu
Education Building 377
910-962-2290 Phone

International Studies Program
Watson College of Education
University of North Carolina
Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5980

Itinerary & Calendar - Belize

Proposed Itinerary for Teacher Candidates Spring, 2016
International Field Experience - San Pedro, Belize

Fall/Spring Seminars

Fall, 2015 (Room 223 EB)

1. Friday, October 16th  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2. Friday, November 13th  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3. Friday, December 4th  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Spring, 2016 (Off Campus)

4. Friday, January 8th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5. Friday, February 5th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6. Friday, March 18th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pre-Departure Meeting

Monday, 3/21 - Meet with students to plan for travel and prepare for international experience: 9:00 AM -1:00 PM

Travel to Belize

Tuesday, 3/22 - Travel by car from Wilmington, NC to RDU, CLT (where needed)

Wednesday, 3/23 - Travel by plane from ILM, RDU, CLT to Belize City, Belize  * American Airlines (http://www.aa.com/) * US Air (www.usair.com)

Week 1 Inland trip to San Ignacio, Belize

Thursday- Sunday, 3/24-3/27   

Week 2 Travel to San Pedro for Service Week

Monday, 3/28 - Travel to San Pedro to hotel 

Tuesday, 3/29 - Half-day seminar beginning at 1:00 PM 

Wednesday-Friday, 3/30-4/1 - Service Projects

Saturday & Sunday, 4/2-4/3 - Explore the Ambergris Caye on your own

Weeks 3-5 Field Experience in San Pedro

Weekly seminars are held AFTER school is complete on Mondays for one hour (time and location – TBD)

Week 3 (4/4- 4/8)

Monday, 4/4 - Begin Field Experience in Schools 

Saturday, 4/9 -   Excursion  – Ho Chan Marine Reserve

Sunday, 4/10 - Free day

Week 4 (4/11- 4/15)  

Monday, 4/11 - Internship in schools 

Saturday & Sunday, 4/16-4/17 - Weekend Free for Students 

Week 5 (4/18-4/22)  

Monday – Friday, 4/18-4/22 -  Internship in schools

Saturday & Sunday, 4/23-4/24 - Free weekend    

Week 6 (4/25-29) 

Monday, 4/25 - Last Week of Internship in Schools

Friday, 4/29 - Last day of Internship in Schools 

Saturday & Sunday, 4/30-5/1 - Students leave San Pedro