Music Competition Provides Upbeat Introduction to World Cultures
“Music Madness” is a competition that sees music videos from around the globe face off in a bracket-style competition. Conceived by Educational Partners International (EPI) teacher Christian Moreno, the contest provides students with an interactive introduction to world languages. With 1,804 votes cast in the tournament’s closing days and musicians voicing their support, the educational success has earned recognition for Moreno.
Claudia Castillo Enlightens American Students with her Passion for Language
Claudia Castillo from Mexico prepares her students to become global citizens through teaching in a dual language program with Educational Partners International (EPI). During her time teaching in the USA, she has enriched her classroom with unique cultural opportunities inspired by the traditions of her home country. Her dedication to international education makes her an invaluable asset to her school and the EPI community.
Richard Licayan Inspires Students Through School Science Fair
For the last day of class, Richard Licayan hosted a science fair for his students to share poster presentations on their own scientific research with the rest of the school. The event acted as the perfect honors biology capstone, as students were able to dive deeper into the course curriculum, apply what they learned, and then share their knowledge with their community.
Pair of EPI Teachers at Elementary School Awarded for Their Impact on Student Learning
Two Educational Partners International (EPI) program members at Deerwood Elementary in Kissimmee, Florida, were recognized for their impact on student learning. Kindergarten teacher Guendolyn Limpag and fifth grade teacher Sharlene Lynch both received the school’s “RISE” award. The honor recognizes teachers who model the qualities that the school celebrates and whose acronym forms the award’s name: Resilience, Integrity, Safety, and an Eagerness to learn.
EPI Recognizes Standout Volunteers as Local Liaison Trailblazers
Local Liaison volunteers provide mentorship to teachers new to Educational Partners International (EPI). Made up of program members, Local Liaisons share invaluable guidance informed by personal experience. EPI recognizes those members who go beyond expectations by designating them as Local Liaison Trailblazers. Here are the latest honorees!