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WELCOME TO WCSS 19!  Please check the WCSS Website for council news, information about WCSS mini-grants, upcoming PD opportunities, and more! Also, you can access all submitted presenter materials here.  Enjoy your two days of social studies fun in Madison!
Monday, March 18 • 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Bridging Two Worlds: Lodi High Schools Thailand Exchange and Distance Education Programs LIMITED

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Come learn about the incredible Lodi School District student exchange and distance education programs. In the spring of 2008, then district Superintendent Mike Shimshak hosted Supannachaht Plang-ngoen who attended the Sunrise Program (a DPI sponsored conference to facilitate connection between countries). Over coffee and a handshake the two agreed to begin a formal sister-school relationship between Lodi High School and Sa-nguan Ying school in Suphanburi, Thailand. In October, 2008 nine students and three staff made the first journey to Thailand and the following year Lodi welcomed 10 students and five adults from our sister school. The exchange has continued without interruption and continues today. In 2011, the two schools added to their connection through DPI accredited distance education classes, with Lodi students taking Cultural Geography of Southeast Asia and Thai students taking U.S. History. Our presentation will showcase these two unique programs.

Speakers
avatar for John P. Fassbender

John P. Fassbender

Teacher, Lodi High School
AP/World History Teacher, Leadership Council Co-Advisor, Co-coordinator Thailand Exchange Program

Exhibitors

Monday March 18, 2019 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Room IV

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