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Au Pair in America Explorer for March

Au Pair in America Explorer for March Nicolle F. from Brazil in Elaine Lyon's Alexandria, VA cluster. Nicolle is spending her year on program in Alexandria, VA.  She has been very active not only attending all the cluster meetings and helping out new au pairs,  but she also volunteers every weekend at the church Sunday [...]

By | April 1st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for March

International Nights

Global Awareness is a great resource for "International Nights" and au pairs as well as their host children's schools have benefited from sharing culture, food, and information about various countries. Having a live person who has direct knowledge of the culture of a particular country makes it real for the kids who travel from booth [...]

By | March 13th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on International Nights

Frauke H. Teaches Kindergarteners About Germany

German Au Pair Frauke H. has been spending her time in the program in Laura Rossi's Richmond, VA cluster.  Recently she visited Old Hundred Elementary School, Midlothian where she did a Global Awareness presentation to a group of 20 Kindergartners. Frauke tells about her day: "I introduced myself to the class and told them that I [...]

By | December 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Frauke H. Teaches Kindergarteners About Germany

WINNER! Lanna M. from Brazil in Elaine Avilla Lyon’s Alexandria, VA cluster

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By | November 18th, 2019|2019 Peace Day Audio/Video|Comments Off on WINNER! Lanna M. from Brazil in Elaine Avilla Lyon’s Alexandria, VA cluster

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

Au Pair in America Explorers for March

Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for March. Giovanna R. from Brazil in Dominique Ortiz's Virginia cluster. Giovana joined Dominique's cluster in November. She has been a wonderful addition to her host family and has already accomplish a lot in the 4 months that she has [...]

By | April 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for March

Exploring French Culture in Mclean, VA

Salomé A. gave 26 five year olds the opportunity to discover French culture in their Kent Gardens Elementary school in Mclean, VA.  Salomé was intimidated by the thought of presenting to such a young group so took the approach of making this more an exchange rather than a presentation.  She printed photos and painted pictures to [...]

By | January 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Exploring French Culture in Mclean, VA

Global Au Pair in America Birthday Party

The Au Pairs in Dominique Ortiz's and Kristina Scholten's Virginia clusters spent their monthly meeting sharing birthday traditions from around the world!  They learned that there were many similarities across the different cultures. This is what they learned: In Germany, it is a whole day celebration with family and then friends, eating cake, drinking coffee, [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Global Au Pair in America Birthday Party
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