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Lisa Petro
  • Beacon, NY
  • United States

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EveryWorld Initiative Virtual Exchange Scholarship

Hello GEC folks!We are rounding our last week for accepting applications to participate in a Know My World fully facilitated virtual exchange experience via our EveryWorld Initiative. Last day for…Continue

Tags: exchange, virtual

Started Feb 13, 2018


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Know My World
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Lisa Petro is a Curriculum Development Consultant and the Co-founder of Know My World, a Global Education resource organization, which focuses on the development of Social, Emotional, Academic, and Cultural Learning (SECAL) through virtual exchange and classroom projects. Lisa has designed Global Education curriculum for PrepaTec, Tecnologico de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico, Education for Employment, Ramallah, Palestine, The Albanian Youth Entrepreneurship Project in Tirana, Albania, and Your Success Now (YSN) in conjunction with Bloomberg Business Week and University of Central Florida in the United States. Lisa has offered cross-cultural training workshops in preparation for panel presentations at the 2016 and 2017 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women with young girls and women from over 17 countries through The Grail NGO. With a unique intersection of Social, Emotional and Cultural competence, Lisa has designed and implemented professional development workshops for educators through the Nepali Education Support Trust in Hetauda, Nepal, Japanese Exchange and Teaching Programme in Hirosaki, Japan, and a variety of other institutions and learning communities all over the globe including the American School Taichung in Taiwan and The Boys and Girls Clubs of America in New York. She has also presented dynamic cross-cultural workshops and lectures at the East Asia Regional Conference for Overseas Schools in Bangkok, Thailand, EARCOS in Shanghai, China, the State University of New York Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning conferences, and the Association for Childhood Education International in Washington D.C.
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Know My World is currently hosting a variety of exchanges in several countries including Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, and Ghana. Our most recent and impactful project, "The Sharability Project" can be viewed on our site
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