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Ramay Teacher, Principal Invited to Washington DC

Posted by Alan on February 18, 2013 9:19 AM | (Not Filed) |

givens.pngRamay teacher Janice Givens and principal Matt Saferite visited Washington D.C. on February 14-16 to take part in the Teachers for Global Classrooms Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Ms. Givens and Dr. Saferite are part of a group of 160 teachers, school principals and district administrators who were selected to participate in the symposium. Click here to see a photo.

The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is an exchange and professional development opportunity for secondary school teachers sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the non-profit organization IREX. Through the program, teachers from across the United States learn how to advance their schools' global education practices, internationalizing teaching and learning in their classrooms.

During the symposium, the teachers, principals and district administrators participated in sessions on: The Need for Global Education; Principles for Globalizing Schools; Bringing Global Education to Your Zip Code; and Working Effectively Across Cultures.