Local Instructors Spending Next Three Weeks In China

June 27, 2014
By
Greensburg teachers left the school for China on Thursday. (Image: Justin Tucker Facebook page.)

Greensburg teachers left the school for China on Thursday. (Image: Justin Tucker Facebook page.)

Eleven local educators will land in China Friday and spend the next few weeks there teaching English.

Greensburg Community Schools and Batesville Community School Corporation are sending teachers to instruct freshman college students on American culture and the English language.

The local schools are building relationships with schools in China and the trip allows for instructors to better understand education from a global view.

Greensburg teachers educating abroad this summer include Tammy Williams, director of curriculum; John Pratt, high school history teacher; Nicole Batta, high school math teacher; and Justin Tucker Sonja Linville, junior high social studies teachers.

Five Batesville Middle School teachers will be traveling abroad including Alex Davis, language arts teacher; Eric Feller, math and computer teacher; Karen Salvitti, 6th grade teacher; Lisa Horn, 6th grade teacher; and Grace Kontour, art teacher.

Batesville Schools Director of Student Learning Melisa Burton is also making the trip.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Jan
15
Fri
all-day BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
Jan 15 – Feb 15 all-day
The Batesville High School Interact Club will be having a spring cleaning coat drive from January 15 – February 15. Drop-off locations include Goody’s, Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the Guidance Office at the Batesville High School.
Feb
8
Mon
6:10 pm Project T3 offering ‘Fun Crayons’
Project T3 offering ‘Fun Crayons’
Feb 8 @ 6:10 pm
‘Fun Crayons’ are recycled from broken crayons, then made into many fun shapes and colors. Every cent made from the proceeds of these sales goes directly for ‘Totes for Tots and Teens (Project T3). You can purchase Fun Crayons at: The Gooseberry, Joan’s T-Shirt Printing and Lisa’s Sew and Tux in Batesville, and Gary’s Wood Design in St. Leon, www.Project T3.com or call Carrie at 812-933-1519.  
Feb
9
Tue
5:00 pm Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner @ Milan United Methodist Church
Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner @ Milan United Methodist Church
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Milan United Methodist Church will be hosting a Fat Tuesday Pancake dinner (all you can eat) on 2/9/15 from 5pm to 7pm. Free Will Offering.

View Calendar