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Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Meet Wisconsin's Global Educator of the Year

Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district. In recognition of the impact of her work, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named Kindschi the first recipient of the statewide Global Educator of the Year award.

“The world isn’t out there, it’s here. We are diverse, and we are a global community. It’s just a matter of seeing it,” says Lou Kindschi, a social studies teacher from Oregon High School in Oregon, Wisconsin. Kindschi always had an interest in global education, but it was her time in the Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program that helped her identify concrete strategies to incorporate global competencies into her classroom, school, and district.

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Wisconsin teacher Lou Kindschi in Indonesia

Empowering Girls as Leaders Through Education in Ghana

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few. But one of the largest threats to their future well-being is the high cost of secondary education. While there are organizations that help pay school fees for girls, these scholarships are usually only rewarded to the few girls who are confident, gifted and bright. Adeline Nyabu, a secondary school teacher in Tamale, found that many of the girls who don’t rise to the top still want to stay in school, but can’t or won’t speak up for themselves.

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few. But one of the largest threats to their future wellbeing is the high cost of secondary education.

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The Girls Empowerment League aims to improve girls’ self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence as agents of change.

Empowering Girls as Leaders Through Education in Ghana

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few. But one of the largest threats to their future well-being is the high cost of secondary education. While there are organizations that help pay school fees for girls, these scholarships are usually only rewarded to the few girls who are confident, gifted and bright. Adeline Nyabu, a secondary school teacher in Tamale, found that many of the girls who don’t rise to the top still want to stay in school, but can’t or won’t speak up for themselves.

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few. But one of the largest threats to their future wellbeing is the high cost of secondary education.

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The Girls Empowerment League aims to improve girls’ self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence as agents of change.

Empowering Girls as Leaders Through Education in Ghana

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few. But one of the largest threats to their future well-being is the high cost of secondary education. While there are organizations that help pay school fees for girls, these scholarships are usually only rewarded to the few girls who are confident, gifted and bright. Adeline Nyabu, a secondary school teacher in Tamale, found that many of the girls who don’t rise to the top still want to stay in school, but can’t or won’t speak up for themselves.

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few. But one of the largest threats to their future wellbeing is the high cost of secondary education.

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The Girls Empowerment League aims to improve girls’ self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence as agents of change.
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