TOUR TALK

TEACHER TO TEACHER

Teacher   Parent  Student

"This company keeps [our hotels] inside the city..."

Tammy McCullough
Burnt Bridge Elementary
Vancouver, WA
22 years of student travel. 6 years with School Tours of America
Has traveled with 3 tour companies

"At the beginning I was...leery bringing the kids from coast to coast."

Ola King-Claye
Rincon Valley Middle School
Santa Rosa, CA
17 years of student travel, last 13 years with School Tours of America

"The one thing I can tell you about [School Tours of America] is family..."

Jim Glodich
Hobby Middle School
San Antonio, TX
26 years of student travel
9 years with School Tours of America
Has traveled with 4 tour companies

"I [switched], because...it's not the big things, it's the little things that count."

Melinda Shumaker
Pleasant Grove Middle School
Texarkana, TX
12 years of student travel
Has traveled with 4 tour companies

"[School Tours of America] are more than just a tour company to me."

Scott Seagraves
Georgia Military College 
18 years of student travel
11 years with School Tours of America

"I've traveled with a few companies...& when I go to the East Coast the only company I ever use is School Tours of America."

Don Halazon
Skyview JH
Bothell, WA
40 years of student travel
Has traveled with 4 companies

"[We] appreciate the safety first & foremost."

Mary Rohlman
Post Falls Middle School
Post Falls, ID
5 years with School Tours of America

"School Tours has been fantastic, very easy to plan...very organized."

Alison Highland
Atlanta Middle School
Atlanta, TX
1st year with School Tours of America

This is the second company that I've worked with and this will probably be the last.

- Gregg Blanchard, Teacher / Kleb Intermediate

"Last year a hurricane came...& they had to cancel our last day at Busch Gardens...[STA got] us tickets to Kings Island in Ohio."

Michael Jones
Chillicothe MS
Chillicothe, MO
6 years with School Tours of America

"They allowed us to customize our trip to be able to fit our school's benchmarks & standards..."

Beth Ann Schumacher
Clear Lake High School
Clear Lake, IA

"I can't think of a better company to travel with than School Tours of America."

Gina McReynolds
Sacred Heart School
Bellevue, WA
5 years with School Tours of America
17 years of student travel

"We're just thrilled with the service that we receive...All we do is book, advertise & once we get here everything is taken care of."

Evelyn Carr
Copper Basin K-8 School
San Tan Valley, AZ
4 years of student travel

"...they learn 10 times more being on this trip than they do in my classroom, and I really feel like I do a nice job."

Tom Freesmeier
Halem Middle School
Loves Park, IL
4 years with School Tours of America

"I'm sold on School Tours of America especially after last year...our flight got canceled & School Tours had to put us up for 2 extra nights."

Mike Blackley
West MS
Sioux City, IA
6 years with School Tours of America 

"We wanted for them to see for themselves what we have been teaching them..."

John Carter
Pine Tree Middle School
Longview, TX
2 years with School Tours of America

 

"...for many of our students this is an exposure and it supports what we've done in school throughout the year."

Kathy Edwards
Louise Junior High School
Louise, TX
1st year of student travel

"There was no question that School Tours of America was not only my first choice, but my only choice."

Ken Klieman
Bowditch MS
Foster City, CA
3 years with School Tours of America
Has traveled with 2 companies

"The experience has been awesome for the kids..."

Brian Johnson
Valley View Middle School 
Snohomish, WA
5 years with School Tours of America

"I allow my students to experience something beyond the small town in West Texas that their from."

Melodie Donathan
Brownfield MS
Brownfield, TX
6 years with School Tours of America

"...it just feels like a giant family and I strongly recommend [School Tours of America] for anyone that wants to travel."

Jennifer Barton
Lake Hamilton Junior High
Pearcy, AR
1st year traveling

"...the students, I think, will remember this for the rest of their lives & you can't put a price on that."

Don Luong
Gage MS
Huntington Park, CA
1st year traveling with students

"I switched to School Tours of America, because I like the personal touch..."

Brad Talley
Alcott Middle School
Norman, OK
4 years of student travel
Has traveled with 2 tour companies

"I want to encourage people to just try."

Mike Figueroa
Santa Fe South MS
Oklahoma City, OK
3 years of student travel with School Tours of America

"The school tours are fantastic for our children...the educational value is unbelievable."

Dr. David Dupuis
Rene Rost Middle School

This is the second company that I've worked with and this will probably be the last.

- Gregg Blanchard, Teacher / Kleb Intermediate