Experience a tour before you lead one. Earn 20 professional learning hours or points. Expand your network.
Feel confident leading your first tour
Training tours are specially designed for first-time Group Leaders and take place across the country. Once you enroll 15 travelers on your upcoming EF trip, your spot on a training tour is covered by us so you can learn from teachers with plenty of tour-leading experience and explore ways to align educational travel with your curriculum. Whether you embark on an immersive tour or take part in our virtual training program, we’ll prepare you to facilitate experiential learning for your students out in the world.
Sneak peek: New York City
All of our training tours include a balance of expert-led workshops and unforgettable travel experiences. Check out highlights from a training tour in New York City, and get an idea of what you have to look forward to.
Tricks of the trade
Training tours that take you places
To be eligible for a training tour, you must have at least 15 paying travelers enrolled on your upcoming EF tour. View the full Terms and Conditions for more information.
Virtual training fit for your schedule
Teacher to teacher: Expert advice
Those expert tour leaders we mentioned above? They’re our Educational Travel Advisors: educators from across the U.S. who have collectively led hundreds of EF tours. From pre-departure prep and fundraising ideas to chaperone insights and travel tips, they’re eager to share their expertise with you throughout the training process—both in person and online.
Ready to get the conversation started?