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High-level timeline for the TTC application cycle and school year

* Occasional domestic travel will take place throughout the year for Teachers to attend retreats, touch-bases, and other TTC events at our Lampang province headquarters.



December 31

Begin accepting applications

Interviews begin for early applicants

Notifications of Early Decision acceptances

Fall-cycle application deadline



Interviews continue

Notification of acceptance to program continues

April 15

Winter-cycle application deadline (priority given to applications submitted earlier)


Interviews continue

Notification of acceptance to program continues


Incoming TTC 2019-2020 Volunteers beginning preparing for Thailand (language, culture, and program guidelines) via the Teach Thailand Corps Handbook and Language Book

  May 20

  May 21-25

  May 26

  May 27

TTC Volunteers arrive in Lampang, Thailand (teachers from both Fall and Winter application cycles arrive together)

Language and culture orientation and teacher training

Excursion to National Elephant Conservation Center.  Farewell dinner.
Volunteers meet their respective school representatives.
TTC send-off lunch.
Depart for schools, accompanied by school representatives.

May 28

July 27-28

Begin teaching 

TTC Teachers' midterm meeting and reunion


Mid-year break (2-3 weeks, depending on school)


Beginning of second semester


March 23-24

March 25-30

March 30

March 3

Continuation of work with schools, Yonok Foundation, and other social-impact organizations 

TTC year-end meeting and retreat 

TTC community engagement/development project

Farewell dinner, and ceremony to award certificates of appreciation

End of year of service

 * Even though some schools’ academic calendar may end before March 31, TTC volunteers are expected to engage in service activities with the foundation until end of March.