Peace Corps Volunteer to Discuss Teaching and Living in Nicaragua with Teacher Education Students

Meghan Wischusen, who spent the past two years living and teaching in Nicaragua as a Peace Corps volunteer, will discuss her unique educational experiences in the Central American nation on April 9.
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Rider’s School of Education continues its 100th anniversary celebration with a presentation entitled Teaching and Living in Nicaragua, on Tuesday, April 9, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the North Hall Board Room.

Meghan Wischusen, a recent graduate of the teacher preparation program at Providence College who spent the past two years living and teaching in Nicaragua as a Peace Corps volunteer, will discuss her unique educational experiences in the Central American nation.

Food and raffle prizes will also be available to students in attendance, but a ticket to the event is required. Tickets are free, but must be obtained through the Department of Teacher Education, and because of space restrictions, there is a limit of 100.

For more information, contact Dr. Tracey Garrett, associate professor of Teacher Education, at tgarrett@rider.edu.

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The School of Education is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout the 2012-13 academic year.

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Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American isthmus.