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Thursday, July 17 • 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Peace Corps: Educating Educators Globally

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Peace Corps offers opportunities for educators to live, learn and work with a community overseas for 27 months. From working in primary schools to universities, educators can bring their skills overseas, and then return to the U.S. with new cross-cultural competencies, awareness, and resourcefulness. Peace Corps also offers a World Wide Schools program, connecting U.S. classrooms with classrooms in the developing countries in which Peace Corps Volunteers serve. Come learn about both of these opportunities with Peace Corps Representative Katrina Deutsch, who served as a high school English teacher in Nicaragua for 3 years.

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Katrina Deutsch

Recruiter, Peace Corps
Katrina started traveling during the summers in college with a student group on campus, making documentaries about social issues while volunteering. Through the organization she traveled to South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Cambodia, Thailand and Ethiopia. After graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees in English and Communication Studies, Katrina departed for long-term service in Nicaragua as an education volunteer with the... Read More →

Thursday July 17, 2014 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Plaza Ballroom

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