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My study in Finland and Estonia - 2017 MEWS Scholarship Recipient, ESP Pi Chapter

My study in Finland and Estonia June 2017 2017 MEWS Scholarship Recipient, ESP Pi Chapter By Margo Herman, Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

I recently completed the National Afterschool Association International Learning Exchange (ILE)       June 26-29, 2017 in Finland and Estonia. I am most grateful for your $500 scholarship to attend this learning exchange. It was a great experience that provided valuable perspective and connections to excellent resources.

ILE is dedicated to cultural and educational professional development focused on developing innovative knowledge and strategies for afterschool leaders. The US delegation included 19 participants (all leaders in afterschool) from 12 states. We met with 10 colleagues in Finland and 4 colleagues in Estonia over the course of the week.
I served on the planning committee to make this learning experience vibrant for all involved and was part of a panel presentation on the 3rd day of the …