How Travel Boosts Student Confidence

For decades, I did my best to teach students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties as they struggled in a traditional academic setting. But the barriers they faced in a traditional school setting were often too much to overcome. Year after year, students came into my first-grade classroom fa... Read More

Craving Something Different

Food has always been a passion of mine–well before being a “foodie” was trendy. Most of my career as a chef has been spent in the trenches, working in kitchens with some amazing and talented chefs and absorbing as many techniques as possible. I’ve worked in, owned, or run every type of k... Read More

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Holly Grefe

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, WorldStrides will be showcasing our five 2019 Teacher of the Year recipients. These teachers have gone above and beyond, inside of the classroom and out. We are thrilled to honor them for their commitment to students and share their stories! Holly Grefe is a ... Read More

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Chelsea Roidt

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, WorldStrides will be showcasing our five 2019 Teacher of the Year recipients. These teachers have gone above and beyond, inside of the classroom and out. We are thrilled to honor them for their commitment to students and share their stories! Chelsea Roidt is ... Read More

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Lynn Bourinaris

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, WorldStrides will be showcasing our five 2019 Teacher of the Year recipients. These teachers have gone above and beyond, inside of the classroom and out. We are thrilled to honor them for their commitment to students and share their stories! Lynn Bourinaris is... Read More

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Gina Englund

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, WorldStrides will be showcasing our five Teacher of the Year recipients. These teachers have gone above and beyond, inside of the classroom and out. We are thrilled to honor them for their commitment to students and share their stories! For over six years, Gin... Read More

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Jason Whited

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, WorldStrides will be showcasing our five 2019 Teacher of the Year recipients. These teachers have gone above and beyond, inside of the classroom and out. We are thrilled to honor them for their commitment to students and share their stories! Jason Whited is a... Read More

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WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Evelyn Johnson

Teachers are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate those teachers who have impacted their lives and encouraged them t... Read More

Individual Student Performing Opportunities

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Performing – Bryan Young

Our Program Leaders – your teachers – are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate their program leaders for WorldSt... Read More