The Music Travel Team at the Rose Bowl. L to R Andrew Moran, Nancy Reichmann, Michael Gray, Chuck Kubly, Chris Forsythe and Vice Wielosinski.

Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director Chuck Kubly

Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director Chuck Kubly, who uses his commitments to excellence and experience to make sure a teacher’s trip is successful. Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Educational Destinations Tour Director is at your side, ready to take on the unpredictable and get your trip back on the road. With over 40 years of experience teaching and understanding what teachers need on trips, Chuck Kubly is ready to tour direct your next adventure. This highly decorated man...

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Amber celebrating Mickey and Minnie’s 90th birthday at Magic Kingdom.

Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director Amber Russell

Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Tour Director has the tools available to tackle the unpredictable and get the trip back on track. When it comes to tour directing, Amber Russell is the perfect blend of fun, professionalism, and knowledge. Amber Russell's personality, resourcefulness, attention to detail, fast thinking, and her work ethic make up the package of the ideal Educational Destinations Tour Director. Amber taking in the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA (left), hanging with her...

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Choosing an educational group travel company

Choosing the right educational destination for your group

Whether you are planning your first trip as a teacher, or you are a veteran of many educational trips, choosing the perfect educational destination for your group can be a bigger challenge than you expect. Picking the right destination can help develop ever-lasting bonds and a positive group culture.  Such trips can be life-changing for your group. Everyone involved wants to experience a trip they will look back on with fond memories. Hopefully, these quick tips will help you...

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Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director Teri Aitchison

Educational Destinations' professional Tour Directors use their commitment and experience to ensure the Teacher’s and the group’s trip are successful. Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Tour Director is there, ready to tackle the unpredictable and get your trip back on track. When it comes to tour directing, Teri Aitchison is ready to treat you to an awesome trip, starting with that wonderful smile. Teri's warm personality and impressive experience record are a plus to have with any group....

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Sue Guindon

Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director Sue Guindon

Educational Destinations' professional Tour Directors use their commitment and experience to ensure the teacher’s and the group’s trip are successful. Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Tour Director it there ready to tackle the unpredictable and get the trip back on track. When it comes to tour directing, Sue Guindon is hard to beat. Her personality, resourcefulness, experience, attention to detail, quick thinking and her constant "going beyond the call of duty" work ethic makes up the total package...

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Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director John “The Big Smoothie” Hilmer

John Hilmer is not only a committed Educational Destinations Tour Director and student educator, but he has brought much more to Educational Destinations. John's former students, Andrew Moran and of course, his son, Ben Hilmer are all part of the Educational Destinations family. John's relationship with Educational Destinations started when John was an educator himself. Mark Harting took his band and orchestra to Italy. "We've had John guide us on two major trips (BOA National Championships and WGI World Championships)....

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Educational Destinations Welcomes Greg Moore as Senior Travel Designer

After fifteen years working for several student travel companies throughout the country, Greg Moore has returned to the company that was instrumental in forming his career in educational student group travel. A 33-year veteran of the student and youth travel industry, Greg has worked alongside some of the best and brightest travel minds in North America. The Moore Family, avid Cincinnati Reds Season Ticket Members, enjoys a game at Great American Ball Park. "I look forward to once again working with the...

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European Educational Trips with Educational Destinations.

The Benefits of European Educational Group Travel

As a Teacher, bringing your group to Europe on an educational tour is a life-changing experience for you and your group. To enlighten students with travel is the kind of opportunity some only dream of...but the reality of bringing your educational group to Europe is closer then you think. There are so many wonderful and elaborate museums and attractions that are ready to be filled with your group's presence. And there is nothing that can prepare, motivate and inspire...

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Chaperoning a Student Trip

Chaperoning a Student Trip

It is great that you're interested in chaperoning a student trip. Thank you! Your role is to help get the kids safely and happily through the challenges of their action-packed itineraries. You are an extension of trip leadership and a liaison to it for the students. Teachers will have high expectations of you, and your number one reason for being on a trip is to support the leaders and kids.  As a chaperone, you must always focus on what's best...

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Disney Educational Trips

Disney Educational Trips

Educational opportunities are many at Walt Disney theme parks. For over 60 years, Disney has focused on educational workshops and programs for students. Disney makes it easy for students to develop their skills and grow while they are learning. Accredited partners ensure that Disney educational programs offer sound academic experiences for every curriculum. A great example, showcasing Disney’s love for wildlife and conservation, is Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida. With over 1,500 animals from around the...

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