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Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP)

TCLP Exchange Teacher Application for Egypt and Morocco 2022-2023

This web site will connect you to the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Arabic Exchange Teacher Application. Teachers in Egypt and Morocco can apply to teach Arabic in a U.S. school during the 2022-2023 school year.

For information about TCLP, please visit

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates will be considered without respect to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or gender. Competition for TCLP is merit-based and open to anyone who:

  • Is a citizen of Egypt or Morocco who currently resides in Egypt or Morocco;
  • Is currently a full-time teacher of English as a Foreign Language or Arabic as a Foreign Language in a primary or secondary (K-12) school in Egypt or Morocco;
  • At the time of application has at least four years of full-time classroom teaching experience;
  • Is prepared to teach for the entire U.S. academic year with leave time limited to school breaks;
  • Has a firm understanding of Modern Standard Arabic (fus'ha);
  • Has at least a bachelor's degree;
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continue teaching after completion of the program;
  • Is proficient in written and spoken English; and
  • Has submitted a complete application package (please see Application Checklist below).

Individuals in the following circumstances are NOT eligible for the TCLP:

  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States, or their spouses;
  • Individuals currently participating in academic, training, or research programs in the United States;
  • Individuals who have applied for U.S. permanent residency, including Green Card lottery, in the past three years;
  • Individuals currently studying, residing, or working outside of Egypt or Morocco;
  • Ministry of Education officials, full-time principals or educational administrators, full-time teacher trainers, education consultants, university faculty, private English Language tutors; and
  • Individuals who have participated in an exchange visitor program sponsored by the U.S. government for a period of more than six weeks in the last five years.


For additional information or questions, please contact:

In Egypt, the America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST-Cairo) coordinates the application process..

AMIDEAST | Cairo, Egypt
Address: 38 Mohie El-Din Abul-Ezz Street, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

In Morocco, the Moroccan-American Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange (MACECE) coordinates the application process.

Ahlam Daoudi, Program Officer
Address: MACECE, 7 Rue d'Agadir, 10010 RABAT
Web: www:

Or in the U.S.:

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