Three Neag School students — Alexandra “Ali” Jabick ’16 (ED), ’17 MA, Cheyann Kelly ’16 (ED), ’17 MA, and Yizhi Wang ’16 (ED), ’17 MA — each in their fifth year of the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s program with a concentration in elementary education, are currently spending the semester in Cape Town, South Africa, where they are working at Christel House School, which is run entirely on donations and where all students are on full scholarship.
The Daily Campus (Neag School’s Gladis Kersaint and Tamika La Salle participated on the panel)
The Bulletin (Neag School alumnus, Louise Berry, was recognized for her long tenure with Brooklyn Public Schools)
CT Post (Neag School’s Morgaen Donaldson was interviewed about education policy regarding the incoming administration)
Providence Journal (Neag School’s Preston Green is interviewed on the recent ballot measure in Mass.)
From Nov. 14-18, 2016, the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education commemorates International Education Week, an opportunity to “celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.” This joint initiative focuses on promoting programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and that attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
As part of this weekly celebration, the Neag School of Education is taking the opportunity to highlight a few of its own Global Experiences programs.
Each fall, a select group of fifth-year students in the Neag School’s Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program (IB/M) spends the semester living, teaching, and researching in the heart of London as part of the Study Abroad Teaching Internship Program.
The Neag School’s aspiring teachers are each assigned to intern at a specific school, which range from a diverse, multifaith primary school in suburban London to a highly selective all-boys’ school in the northern part of the city.
Emily Anderson ’15 (ED), ’16 MA spent the fall semester of her master’s year in England as part of the Neag School’s Study Abroad Teaching Internship Program. In England, Anderson taught students in the U.S. equivalent of second grade at Roxeth Primary School, a highly diverse, multifaith school in suburban London.
Caroline Katzman ’15 (ED), ’16 MA spent the fall semester of her master’s year in England as part of the Neag School’s Study Abroad Teaching Internship Program. In England, Katzman interned at Roxeth Primary School, a highly diverse, multifaith school in suburban London.
Kaleigh Kupstis ’15 (ED), ’16 MA spent the fall semester of her master’s year in England as part of the Neag School’s Study Abroad Teaching Internship Program. In England, she taught students at Rooks Heath, a multicultural school in London with about 1,000 students ages 11 to 18.