Partners In Education (Pie)


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Partners In Education (Pie)

  1. 1. Partners In Education (PIE)<br />
  2. 2. With Partners in EducationEverybody Grows<br />
  3. 3. Whether be by learning a new foreign language<br />
  4. 4. International Studies<br />
  5. 5. Making connections with our past<br />
  6. 6. Or thinking about our futures….<br />
  7. 7. PIE helps us learn about ourselves as we help others….<br />
  8. 8. And takes us beyond the classroom and into the world….<br />
  9. 9. What is Partners in Education?<br />Currently, a volunteer project that matches American with international schools and model American and international schools with struggling ones for strengthening capacity;<br />
  10. 10. What is Partners in Education?<br />Programs support cross disciplinary studies between schools through teacher and student led projects to teach literacy, foreign language, social studies, humanities, science and culture.<br />
  11. 11. What is Partners in Education?<br />The aim of the program is for both schools or university programs to grow by designing educational programs where both partners mutually benefit.<br />
  12. 12. What is Partners in Education?<br />Interested PIEs complete a profile that provides background about the school and its learning community. <br />
  13. 13. What is Partners in Education?<br />Schools or teachers request a PIE for specific learning objectives i.e, a school with a French immersion program may choose a school in Francophone Africa, or a struggling school might partner with one that can help with institutional strengthening.<br />
  14. 14. Partners in Education<br />Matches you with a Partner In Education;<br />Usually a sister school in another country, or part of the United States that benefits your literacy, math, foreign language, social studies, science, music, educational technology, art classes, or community service programs.<br />Provides guidelines and resources for participation;<br />Provides support services as needed;<br />Develops programs as needs arise and funds allow.<br />
  15. 15. What is Partners in Education?<br />PIE will provide ample teacher resources and best practice models through an electronic forum which allows PIE members to share what has worked well for them.<br />The program begins with a structured Pen Pal program which helps everyone to get to know each other and provides teachers an immediate assessment of current subject skill levels with PIE peer students. <br />PIE works with schools to develop assessment tools to monitor student progress and to provide continuous program improvement.<br />
  16. 16. What is Partners in Education?<br />As PIE teachers, student, staff, and administrators get to know one another, new ways of connecting and learning will present themselves.<br />
  17. 17. What is Partners in Education?<br />PIE will be a cooperative venture;<br />As new needs arise, new Partners will be identified to help with whatever is needed;<br />Efforts are underway to locate a nonprofit organization to provide the administrative structure. If this option proves too costly then a new non-profit will be formed.<br />Fundraising will only start after the institutional status is finalized.<br />
  18. 18. What is Partners in Education?<br />Currently four schools are interested;<br />No additional outreach will occur until the organizational status is settled and operational procedures are in place.<br />Two Partners will move forward to become the models for others to follow on a volunteer basis.<br />They are the Langley School in McClean, VA and MaisonD’EducationMariamaBa in Dakar, Senegal.<br />
  19. 19. Contact Information<br />Carole Fenn, Project Founder<br />Global Education, Training, and Technology Network<br />Partners in Education<br />T) 301/585-9709<br />E-mail:<br />