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  • Featured Job: All English Language Fellow alumni have worked with RELOs, but have you ever thought of becoming one? The Regional English Language Officer position is now open and closes March 20. Beyond that, the jobs page on the COP has recently featured a range of opportunities including a program-director position in Silver Spring, MD, international school primary- and secondary-teaching positions in Hanoi, and a call for papers with a focus on language education and research. 
  • Featured Fellows: This month’s Featured Fellow is Mary Catherine Boehmer, an English Language Fellow in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her current fellowship is just the latest achievement in a career of remarkable experiences as an international educator. Read about her fellowship experiences here. We continue to highlight Featured Fellows and Alumni Ambassadors monthly, so please stay tuned!
  • Featured Alumni Ambassadors
    • February: Frances Le Grand (Turkey, 2009–10) was a pioneer in using blogging to document her fellowship.
    • January: Erika Weber (Mexico, 2015–16) did it all, from teacher training to administration to clubs and coaching.
    • December: Cerise Santoro (Philippines, 2015–16) introduced MOOCs and webinars to her host institution.
  • Featured Blog Post: Read about the transportation adventures of Alumni Ambassador Franny Le Grand in Turkey with The Glorious Dolmush, Bless ‘Em.
  • Featured Library ResourceFellow Wendy Coulson shared a valuable resource on leadership in the classroom with Two Leadership Dynamics.
  • Featured Gallery: Get a look at Danielle Francuz Rose’s amazing Ice and Snow Festival photos and story in her Galleries post “Exploring Harbin, China.”
  • Featured Discussion: What is the “Essential Bibliography”? This discussion asks your recommendations for the resources that are indispensable to Specialists and Fellows. COP members share their favorite websites for working with young learners, supporting vocabulary development, and much more in this discussion.

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