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If you would like to discuss our services, learn more about us, or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Use the sections below for specific contacts, or for general inquiries use the form below.

95 Cathedral St, Suite 100
Annapolis, MD 21401
(443) 949-3263
Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
J-1 Teacher
If you are a foreign educator interested in having Teachers Council sponsor your J-1 Exchange Visitor/BridgeUSA Program for Teachers, please submit a J-1 Initial Eligibility Form. Upon review, we will contact you if we’d like to set up an interview for sponsorship and/or job placement. You may also email

If you are a US school official interested in hiring and hosting J-1 Teachers, please complete the J-1 Host School Open Positions form, and we will contact you to answer questions and learn more about your hiring needs. You may also email

J-1 Trainee
If you are a foreign trainee with a confirmed host organization and training plan, in need of J-1 sponsorship, please submit a J-1 Trainee Initial Eligibility Form. We are not offering placement services to Trainees at this time – only sponsorship services for those with confirmed host organizations.

If you are a US host organization in need of sponsorship for a J-1 Trainee, please email for more information.

Please note we are only designated by the US Department of State to sponsor J-1 Trainee Visas in the following three occupational categories: Education, Social Sciences, Library Science, Counseling and Social Services; Hospitality and Tourism; Management, Business, Commerce and Finance.

**If you are interested in coming to the US to teach, or are looking to hire a teacher, the J-1 Trainee program is not the correct category to pursue. Please refer to our J-1 Teacher program.

All Other Visa Services
If you are a foreign teacher interested in H-1B services, please submit an H-1B Initial Eligibility Form. You may also email

For all other inquires unrelated to the above topics, please email with your specific inquiry.