I hope you are doing well! I want to let you know about an amazing opportunity I have to travel with a team of teachers to the Dominican Republic again this summer!
We will be preparing and presenting professional development workshops for teachers who work with students from two schools located in areas of extreme need. Children in poverty face unique challenges. We will study Eric Jensen’s book, Teaching with Poverty in Mind, to help us prepare appropriate lessons to address the needs identified by the teachers in the Dominican Republic. As we spend time with educators and community leaders, we will gain an understanding of the challenges they face and learn from their experiences. I look forward to this incredible service learning opportunity.
Since we will be learning about the history and culture of the Dominican Republic and visiting some of their prominent historical sites, I will also be looking for ways that I can bring this experience back to my classroom.
Each team member has been asked to raise $2700 to cover the expenses for this serving opportunity. I am wondering if you would like to be a part of this effort and help our team raise these funds? Because this is a volunteer service trip facilitated by the non-profit organization INGAGE Unlimited, all donations are tax deductible and can be made online at this website. Just select the Dominican Republic team. I will send out an email following my trip. I’m sure I’ll be eager to share my experience!
Please email me if you have any questions!
Thank you so much!