Bridge (n): structure that connects one side of a divide to the other,
allowing passage back and forth between the two sides.


Are you a teacher, teaching artist, teaching writer, or cultural educator who wants to learn more about global education?

Join The Bridge–Blue Planet’s global educator membership society–and take advantage of all these great benefits:

Join The Bridge

  • Bi-monthly members-only newsletter packed with global education news, useful resources, lesson plans, and more
  • Access to the members-only, global education lesson plan archive
  • Access to the private Bridge Facebook group where you can connect, question, and collaborate with your fellow members
  • Alerts about grants, awards, and resources for global educators
  • Special member discount on registration for Blue Planet’s popular weekend Summer Institute
  • Free or discounted admission to Blue Planet’s professional development and social events; here’s what we have lined up for the coming year:


November 9, 2017: Arts and Craft Cocktails

Indulge in a little liquid courage, engage in a collaborative art project, and immerse yourself in conversation with your tribe as you enjoy the exhibits and live music at Art After Dark at the Norton Museum of Art. Free admission!

January 27-28, 2018: Urban Stories Festival

Join us as we create, hear, and share stories celebrating life, diversity, and culture in West Palm Beach. Free admission!

March 2, 2018: Blue Planet Painting Brigade

Rejuvenate your passion for teaching by tapping back into your (possibly long-lost!) creative self. Meet us at Mathews Brewing Co. in downtown Lake Worth and be part of a very cool art project inspired by the mesmerizing work of Tunisian Collaborative Painting Brigades. Free to members of The Bridge!

Register here. Select Free 3/2/18 Painting Brigade Registration if you’re a member. Select $20 3/2/18 Painting Brigade Registration if you’re not, or if you’d like to register a non-member friend to join in the fun with you.

May 18, 2018: End of Semester Social 

Come ring out the school year with cocktails, snacks, and fun! Free to members of The Bridge!

July 13-15, 2018: 3rd Annual Summer Institute

Our eagerly-awaited weekend of inspiring theme talks, hands-on workshops, and casual evening receptions by leaders in the field of global education. Exclusive discount on registration for members of The Bridge!


Blue Planet uses the power of story to connect American students to their peers in other countries to learn about the world as they teach about their own corner of it. These kinds of global connections can be like bridges between cultures. That’s why we call our membership society The Bridge. Come and be a part of it!

Standard Membership

Regular Annual Rate: $99

Special Introductory Discounted Rate: $89

Student Membership

Regular Annual Rate: $59

Special Introductory Discounted Rate: $49

Group Rate

5 or more teachers from one school: $80 each (A 10% off the already discounted rate!)

Click here to access our secure sign-up form.

Time to save! We’re offering an introductory discount on Bridge membership, for a limited time only. Take advantage of these savings and become a member of this great group of global educators!

Join The Bridge

Questions? Lauren Palmieri Mark, our Director of Membership, will be happy to assist! Reach her at or at 561-425-5534.