This delegation of educators returned from the March 10-19, 2017 study tour in the United Arab Emirates with exciting stories and experiences to share with their students and communities. Trip highlights include touring the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, meeting with the Ministers of Education and Happiness, riding in self-driving cars, visiting local schools and “dune-bashing” in Jeeps across the dunes in the desert!

Participating Educators:

  • Alexandra Siemon (Brookline, MA)
  • Bill Spedding (San Antonio, TX)
  • Carolyn Reitz (Dallas, TX)
  • Courtney Ferrari (Portland, OR)
  • Dawn Schmidt (Chandler, AZ)
  • Deana Dynis (Coppell, TX)
  • Dhara Lad (Dallas, TX)
  • Kathryn Hodgkinson (Dallas, TX)
  • Kristi Neuroth (Nolensville, TN)
  • Lindsay Bowman (Mechanicsburg, PA)
  • Nicole Vickerman (Plano, TX)
  • Wendy Seeliger (Lewisville, TX)