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Visitors from Ukraine - A Global Learning Experience for All

"It reminded me, that we are all individuals who are trying to provide the best learning environment for all students regardless of home country, disability or label."
Michele Mueller

Autism Spectrum Disorder Special Education Para-Educator, Mortensen Elementary School
Littleton, Colorado


On Friday, October 26, 2018 Mortensen Elementary School had the pleasure of hosting visitors from Ukraine who were in the United States to learn about how we educate children with disabilities.  The group of Ukrainian visitors came as part of a program from our U.S. Department of State.  Here is some information about the IVLP program from the State Department:


The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is a professional exchange program funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The mission of IVLP is to offer current and emerging international leaders the opportunity to experience the richness and diversity of American political, economic, social and cultural life through carefully designed exchanges that reflect participants’ professional interests and the public diplomacy objectives of the United States government.


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