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Au Pairs School Children on Diversity Day

Christine Meeks, Community Counselor in Stamford, CT shared her cluster's involvement on Diversity Day. Rippowam Middle School hosted 6 au pairs from Au Pair in America as part of their Diversity Day on May 29th in an effort to expose middle school children to other cultures and raise global awareness. Liza Boiko from Russia, Silvia [...]

By | June 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pairs School Children on Diversity Day

Au Pair in America Explorers for May

Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for May. Ermina H. from Bosnia and Herzegovina in Raquel Wilhelm's Maryland cluster. Ermina stands out as an Au Pair in America Explorer for several reasons. She attends cluster meetings, sits through the au pair webinars offered by Au Pair [...]

By | June 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for May

IEW Contest Winners

This year for International Education Week (IEW) we asked au pairs to share their stories. Included in their essays  was their reason why speaking multiple languages is important.  We have chosen 1 winner and 2 runner ups. Winner: Chanté from South Africa in Eileen Friedman's Long Island cluster. Chanté decided to teach Afrikaans, her native [...]

By | December 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on IEW Contest Winners

Teaching About Italy Through Art and Food

Italian au pair Marta B. chose a creative way to teach the 26 5th graders at Braddock Elementary in Los Angeles, CA about her homeland. She created a slideshow with pictures of art depicting important times in Italian history.  She also had photos of popular Italian food, like pizza, and relayed the story behind the [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Teaching About Italy Through Art and Food

Au Pairs Present During Arlington Summer Camp

This year the Arlington County Public Schools reached out to the Arlington Community Counselors asking for Au Pairs to present during their Global Village Summer Camps at the Arlington Traditional Elementary School.Thea R. from Germany and Martina C. from Italy did a fantastic job sharing about their own countries. Thea presented to 3 classes of [...]

By | August 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pairs Present During Arlington Summer Camp

International Women’s Day – Mara A. from Italy

Ciao! I am Mara A. from Italy. I am an au pair in San Francisco, California and my Community Counselor is Lisa Castagna. My greatest accomplishment, in these 9 months as an au pair is  that I have totally forgotten the meaning of the word "difference". I don't see a difference of color, religion or country. [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Mara A. from Italy
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