This is the third year that Seventeen Elementary Special Education Majors will be spending their Fall semester teaching students in Europe. The students and Kathy Hayes, the faculty-in-residence, will be using this blog to share moments from their experiences abroad. The seventeen students that will be abroad and contributing to this blog are: Kathryn Abraham, Lina Balta, Moira Donohue, Laura Geyer, Kelsey Hayes, Courtney LeBlanc, Allison Madlinger, Bridget Murray, Rachel Najarian, Kristen Nappy, Caroline O’Connor, Hannah Perkins, Florette Pursell, Danielle Sardone, Margaret Schmidt, Caitlin Wallace, and Kristin Wheeler.
Kathy Hayes, the faculty-in-residence, has her Master of Education in reading from Rhode Island College. She is an instructor in the Graduate Literacy Program at Providence College is retired from the Warwick School Department where she was a reading specialist and a sixth grade teacher.
These students are excited to begin this new adventure and are ready to being teaching, learning, and exploring Florence!