The International PDS in Medellín, Colombia is a unique opportunity for local educators - including teachers and school/district administrators - to broaden their experience, comfort and understanding of education throughout the world. Over the February break participants grow their global perspective by observing and volunteering in Colombian schools and collaborating with international peers.
Situated in a narrow valley of the central Andes Mountains, Medellín is the 2nd largest city in Colombia, South America. Dubbed the “City of Eternal Spring,” it’s known for moderate temperatures, innovative urban design, dynamic social and economic advances, and annual flower & lights festivals.
Overall estimate of approx. $1,700 includes: roundtrip flight, lodging, ground transportation and group cultural excursions.
Final program costs will be determined once all participants are enrolled.
Travel: February 15-23, 2020 (February break)
Plus 3-5 pre-travel meetings
Teachers from Colombia visit Buffalo September 25 - October 5, 2019
The Columbus School of Medellín
- Open to all currently teaching WNY teachers and school administrators
- Must be able to obtain passport
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