Claire Lind offered award to teach abroad

A recent University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate from Berlin has been offered a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student award for an English teaching assistantship abroad. 

Claire Lind, a December 2014 UW-Eau Claire elementary education graduate from Berlin, applied through UW-Eau Claire and has been offered an English teaching assistantship in Turkey. If Lind accepts, she will teach in Turkey from fall 2015 through spring 2016.

Lind studied abroad in Turkey during her time at UW-Eau Claire. She also did a domestic intercultural immersion with Somali refugees in Minneapolis, conducted student-faculty research in Israel, and did student teaching in a Milwaukee public school with English language learners who spoke a total of more than 45 different languages in their home environments. She currently teaches in a native village in Alaska. 

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