Fellow Featured in Arizona State University Magazine
July 1, 2018
English Language Fellow Joey Fordyce recently took the stage in the first-ever TEDxED Talk in Ukraine. Her topic, "Improv to Improve Speaking in EFL Classrooms," is the latest highlight of her work with the Fellow Program.
Eastern Washington University Professor to Serve as English Language Specialist in Jordan
June 28, 2018
“This is a fantastic opportunity for me to apply what I’ve learned through my work in Nicaragua about the teaching of English for Tourism,” Petrie said. “I’m very honored to have been chosen and represent Eastern."
The Frugal Five: English Language Fellow’s column in the New York Times
June 27, 2018
"Age has made me a stronger, more outgoing traveler. I really don’t think anyone would want to mess with me." English Language Fellow Susan Spano shares traveling tips and memories in the New York Times column "The Frugal Five."
Eau Claire native finds her vocation as an English teacher abroad
June 23, 2018
English Language Fellow Sara Hendricks recently sat down with the Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based Leader-Telegram newspaper to discuss the path that led her to teaching English and raising her family in Mexico.
BYU-Idaho Alumna Serves as Elite State Department English Language Fellow in Mexico
June 11, 2018
“Everybody is super welcoming and every weekend we are going to someone’s birthday party or somebody’s Quinceañera, so people have really welcomed us to the community,” Hendricks said.
Raised in Riga, teaching in China: Eastern Michigan University alumna serves State Department throughout Asia
June 4, 2018
“You don’t always realize it until you look back on everything you’ve done in a year—that you really have a rare opportunity to touch the lives of so many people and to be forever transformed yourself. I feel so blessed to have this chance."
Southeast Alumnus Serves as U.S. English Language Fellow in Mongolia
May 24, 2018
“I just think it’s really important, maybe now more than ever, to get to know other cultures and people from around the world,” he said. “There is so much more that makes us similar than dissimilar.”
SIT alumna selected by U.S. State Department
May 17, 2018
Fellow alum Jimalee Sowell has been selected for a two-week project addressing solutions to low-motivated students in large classes in Vietnam.
A Little Missouri in Mongolia: Arrigo teaching English to teachers overseas
May 14, 2018
"At times I have been lonely, uncomfortable, frustrated, and challenged," Arrigo admits. "But working with Mongolians, especially the local teachers, has been wonderful and rewarding."
Alumnus Finding Innovative Ways to Change Lives in Nepal
May 9, 2018
“Language change is constant, unavoidable, and beautiful. If we can embrace this idea and stop seeing language variation only in terms of errors and mistakes, then perhaps we can do a small part to level the playing field.”