Teachers help expand global service
Thursday, July 9, 2009
George School Spanish teacher Molly Stephenson spoke to the Bucks County Courier Times
about the school’s new Global Service Program. “It’s a Quaker tradition to reach out and think about the needs of others,” said Molly, who is a co-leader of the Global Service Program’s trip to Cuba. Read more
Twenty-two educators from seventeen schools in ten states convened at George School on Monday, July 6, 2009, to launch the Global Service Program—a new opportunity designed to enhance the scope and quality of international service trips for secondary school students. Following two days of workshops conducted by George School faculty on campus, twelve participants traveled to China to help rebuild a community devastated by the 2008 earthquake, while eight educators went to Cuba to repair a Quaker church that was damaged in a 2008 hurricane. Read more
about George School’s Global Service Program.