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Meet Your Global Neighbor: Sponsored by Au Pair in America

Flag Day Contest-And the winner is….

In celebration of Flag Day, we asked our au pairs to submit their creative interpretation of their country's flag. We had wonderful entries! The winners are:

1st place: Courtney Wright, South Africa, Dominique Ortiz's cluster

2nd place: Sussie Henning, South Africa, Melinda Brooks' cluster

3rd place: Coline Junghaus, Germany, Eileen Friedman's cluster

Gift Cards will be sent to the winners! Congratulations!

Global Awareness visits Massachusetts!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Sussie Henning (Dezi) has been volunteering in many classrooms teaching the children about her country, South Africa.  Here she is showing photos to a class of first graders who seem to be enthralled by this new information. Dezi has participated in all Global Awareness events presented during her time in the U.S.  She has been Read more…

St Louis au pairs celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Bridget Feldmann, Counselor in St Louis, planned a cluster event for her au pairs to acknowledge World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.  Read what Bridget wrote about the event…and check out the links for great international recipes! International Potluck Picnic and Recipes from St. Louis, MO The United Nations World Day for Read more…

Geveve from Namibia visited a 4th grade class

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

First i was shy when i entered the class room , all those beautiful faces looking at me. Than i realized this is actually what i was doing for the last years back home , its only in a different country and oh yeah they are just 4th graders. I started to introduced myself at Read more…

International Night-My Experience, Marena Lammering

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

”International Night” Photo and Experience The International Night at the school (Abraham Lincoln School in Glen Ellyn, IL) of my 5-year-old girl is a yearly event where families of students can present their culture. The International Night started at 7 pm and was finished around 8:30 pm. Besides Germany, my presentation, were Korea, India, Nepal, Read more…

Meryem tells us about a trip to Atlanta

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

My trip to Atlanta, Georgia During my first vacation week in the US, I planned a trip to Atlanta with a friend of mine. Only for two and a half days, not a very long trip, but a trip that was filled with exciting adventures and so many new impressions that I will never forget. Read more…

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