International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP)

  • The Office of International Education and the College of Education and Communications hosts secondary teaching fellows through the International Leaders in Education Program.

    Funded by the US Department of State and administered by IREX, this is the third year that IUP will serve as host. This program offers these talented educators an enriching cultural exchange. Fellows audit graduate and undergraduate courses, participate in field excursions to public schools in Indiana and Pittsburgh, and create professional development modules to enhance their home countries’ educational systems.

    International Leaders in Education Program 2018

    Top row from left includes: Izabelle Cristine da Costa Mattos (Brazil), Oliver Kimathi (Tanzania), Stelly Gidion (Indonesia), Elaisa de Souza e Silva Gomes (Brazil), Soufiane Soulaymani (Morocco), Charles Mbithi (Kenya), Zunayed Hejbullah (Bangladesh), Alex Boadu (Ghana), Avith Kalima (Tanzania), Jerry Owuori (Kenya), and William Ababu (Ghana). Front row from left includes: Azhar El-Din (Egypt), Mae Antonette Ticar (Philippines), Mina El Marhoubi (Morocco), Lizoon Nahar (Bangladesh), and Edgar Arciga (Philippines).

    Upcoming Events:

    January 21-Friendship Family Gathering

    January 22-Meet Partner Teachers from Brashear High School, Pittsburgh

    January 24-First Indiana High School Field Experience

    January 26-Welcome Reception with President Driscoll


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