Are You Wanting to Bring The World To Your Classroom?

Bring the World to your Classroom with AFS-USA!

Derek Schulz, a teacher in Whitefish, MT, talks about his experience with AFS Exchange Student Muhammad Nadeem from Pakistan.

Teacher's Toolbox

As a leader in intercultural education, AFS is dedicated to teaching global competency both inside and outside of the classroom. Our educational resources and opportunities abroad are aligned to the US Department of Education’s international strategy, and are designed to achieve four educational goals:

View our free lesson plans and digital resources for teaching Global Competency in your classroom, by clicking on the image to the right or this subject heading!

Local Area High Schools

The Greater Cleveland Area Team is proud to share the local high schools below, are hosting AFS exchange students for the 2016 - 2017 academic year.

East Side West Side
Charles F. Brush High School Avon High School Midview High School
Cleveland Heights High School Avon Lake High School North Olmsted High School
Kenston High School  Bay Village High School Oberlin High School
Solon High School Berea-Midpark High School Olmsted Falls High School
Cloverleaf High School Rocky River High School
Fairview Park High School  Strongsville High School
Lakewood High School

AFS Greater Cleveland 2006 - 2016
If you are interested in hosting a student at your school, please contact our respective Hosting Coordinator to learn more.

East Side                                                 West Side
Carla Bailey                                             Nancy Goette

Educator's Packet

Find resources to assist you in fostering global citizenship with your students, both inside and outside the classroom—especially the Teachers Can “Go Global” flyer in this packet.

Please click on the image to the right, or this section heading, to open a new browser window containing your Educator's Packet.

Learn more about helping your students become agents of positive change in the world at, or simply click on the image to the right.

Or, complete an online Join our Community Interest Form and a local AFS volunteer will contact you to answer any questions.