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Skills, Equity, & Exploration: Global Travel's Role In CTE-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.42

Skills, Equity, & Exploration: Global Travel's Role In CTE-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.42




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In Episode 42 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast, "Skills, Equity, & Exploration: Global Travel's Role In CTE," host Sylvester Chisom engages with Samantha Lurie, the visionary behind the Show Me The World Project. They delve into how global travel and experiential learning can transform education for under-resourced students, fostering leadership, entrepreneurship, and cultural awareness. This episode showcases the transformative power of education beyond the classroom, emphasizing the role of global experiences in preparing students for a diverse and interconnected world.


Topics Covered:

-Harnessing Durable Skills for the Future

-Creating Equity in Study Abroad Programs

-Turning a School Project Into A Non-profit

-Using Coffee as a Tool To Increase Educational Outcomes

-Celebrating Show Me The World Day

-Resilience as a Foundation for Success

-Entrepreneurial Growth Through Real-World Experience


Samantha Lurie Bio:

Samantha Lurie, is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Show Me The World Project, a nonprofit dedicated to providing life changing educational opportunities to students from under-resourced communities at home and abroad.

Under her leadership, the Show Me The World Project has grown to support over 150 students and 24 educators across 8 schools. Samantha has led the evolution of, The Show Me The World Project into a comprehensive program that integrates science, leadership, cultural immersion, and entrepreneurship.

 Previously, she worked as a Special Education teacher at Vashon High School and the Dean of Students. In 2015 she was named St. Louis Public Schools Special Education Teacher of the Year. She is also a Teach For America (TFA) St. Louis alum and previously served as the Managing Director of Alumni Network Leadership for TFA Metro Atlanta. Samantha champions the philosophy that every student deserves a global classroom, transforming not just educational outcomes but lives.





To Make A Donation And Support Show Me The World Day Go Here: https://www.showmetheworldproject.org/donate/




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