Their daily workshop schedule keeps them busy with three ESL classes and one lecture each day, Monday through Friday. Once or twice a week, they visit local public schools and local businesses to learn more about the Greenwood community and the different educational system and business from Thailand. Their ESL class instructors are Dr. Sean Barnette, Dr. Amy England, Dr. Pedro Lopes, Professor Alan Professor Judy Bello, Professor Brittany Cuenin and Professor Alan Raines. Also, participating lecturers are Dr. Lee Vartanian, Dr. Stanley Vinson, Dr. Danny McKenzie, Dr. Alice Taylor-Colbert, Dr. Nancy Niles, Dr. David Mash, Dr. Lucas McMillan, Mr. Jeff May and Mr. Paul Crutcher.
As a part of weekly activities, the delegation visited Lakeview Elementary School on Friday, March 22. Upon arrival, the Thai professors were so suprised with the Welcome Sign in Thai language which on the wall. They felt so welcomed and warm by the Southern Hospitality. Mrs. Christi Louden, Principal, welcomed the group at the welcome session and the delegation had opportunities to visit many classrooms with different grades. They had lunch at the school cafeteria as well. Furthermore, Dr. Darrell Johnshon, Superintendent of Greenwood District 50 came out to greet the Thai delegation. Throughout their workshop, they are scheduled to visit Westview Middle School this Wednesday and Greenwood High School on April 12.
Culture Exchange: Thailand
@4-5pm Monday April 8
Learning Center, Lander University