Education Briefs: July 10, 2010WORTHINGTON — The Center for Cultural Interchange is looking for families to host foreign exchange students from their Academic Year Program for the upcoming 2010-11 school year.
Host families sought
WORTHINGTON — The Center for Cultural Interchange is looking for families to host foreign exchange students from their Academic Year Program for the upcoming 2010-11 school year.
The AYP offers students the chance to be fullyimmersed in a cultural experience which includes connecting with a host family in the United States, attending an American high school, participating in eco-focused activities through AYP and experiencing firsthand life as a teenager in America.
All of the students placed are 15- to 18-years old and are proficient in English.
Deadline for families to apply to host an AYP student is Aug. 31.
For more information, visit http://www.cciexchange.com/host.htm or call 1-800-634-4771.
Nominations open for Kohl’s program
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Kohl’s Department Stores have announced a contest to give half a million dollars to 20 schools each this year, a total of $10 million, in recognition of the company’s 10th anniversary of its Kohl’s Cares philanthropic program that supports children’s health and education.
Interested individuals should visit www.facebook.com/kohls through Sept. 3 to explain what their school could do with the funding, cast votes, get more information and view the official rules.