Global Awareness Home Page

Meet Your Global Neighbor: Sponsored by Au Pair in America

Have You Been Traveling?

Global Awareness wants to hear about your travels in the U.S.

Au Pairs, please write to us about where you've been, what you've seen and done. Was it similar or different from where you live with your host family? Did you enjoy where you went?

Submit your essay along with a photo to
Include your name and counselor. Must be received by Aug. 27. All will receive a Global Awareness certificate and the essays will be posted on this site.

Have fun traveling!

Summer Travels Have Begun!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

  Vivian visited Niagara Falls this month. She enjoyed it so much that she shared the experience with us (all her friends at Au Pair in America).  She was amazed by the sight of so much water pouring down and by the great numbers of people who visit from around the world. Take a moment Read more…

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…

More Posts