Value of the Global Awareness Presentation

Many Au Pairs question why they should participate in the Global Awareness program.  Marion a former Dutch Au Pair from Dominique Ortiz's Arlington, VA cluster, shares why her experience gave her an advantage when looking for a job. "Most people outside of the Netherlands think my country is called "Holland" and we're mostly famous for our [...]

By |2017-01-20T15:22:54-05:00January 11th, 2017|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Value of the Global Awareness Presentation

Manon from the Netherlands Visits 2nd Grade

Manon H., an au pair in Michigan, shares her experience doing a Global Awareness presentation: "I did my Global Awareness presentation about my home country, The Netherlands, in two different second grade classes at Gretchko elementary school in West Bloomfield, Michigan.  Both classes had around 24 7 year old kids.  I made a poster and [...]

By |2017-01-16T23:06:33-05:00December 19th, 2016|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Manon from the Netherlands Visits 2nd Grade

Justine Probst receives Global Awareness Certificate of Recognition

Cindy Garruba, Senior Community Counselor on Long Island, presented a Global Awareness Certificate of Recognition to Justine Probst for sharing her German culture with young children. Thank you, Justine!  You helped support the AIFS mission, "bringing the world together!"  And thank you, Cindy for sharing your love of cultural exchange with your au pairs and [...]

By |2014-06-09T10:21:01-04:00June 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Justine Probst receives Global Awareness Certificate of Recognition

Sharing Our Holiday Traditions

Cindy Klose, a German au pair living in Rhode Island, recently visited a 5th grade classroom to share her holiday traditions with the children.  Initally, Cindy was nervous, not knowing what to expect, wondering how the children would respond to her, questioning, "did I have enough to share with them?"  She was happy to report [...]

By |2012-12-07T18:14:21-05:00December 7th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Sharing Our Holiday Traditions
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