December 3, 2019—AFS-USA President & CEO Tara Hofmann’s article, “Student Exchange as a Path to Global Citizenship” is featured in the December 2019 issue of Principal Leadership, a magazine published by National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
In the article, Hofmann outlines five practical methods and strategies that teachers and principals can use to foster an academic culture that is conducive to building global competency skills among students.
Hofmann has more than 30 years of experience in global education, helping to establish and strengthen AFS organizations in Asia and Central Europe before joining AFS-USA in 2009 as a business strategist. Since being appointed to the role of President & CEO by AFS-USA’s Board in November 2018, one of her key priorities has been to work with educators nationwide to extol the importance of a modern globalized curriculum in the classroom. As part of these efforts, AFS-USA recently hired Jill Woerner to lead the organization’s new Educational Outreach department.
“As principal and leader of the school community, you have the platform to help the larger community appreciate other cultures and learn to be open to new ideas, attitudes, and traditions,” Hofmann advises.
Published monthly, Principal Leadership has a circulation of 22,500+ readers, who are the decision-makers (e.g. principals, vice principals, and administrators) in secondary schools throughout the United States. Read the whole article at Principal Leadership:
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