Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog
Teacher Spotlight Mary Claire Kasunic YWL

Teacher Spotlight: Mary Claire Kasunic – Pittsburgh, PA on Young Women’s Leadership in Italy

Mary Claire Kasunic is the president of Oakland Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, PA. She joined the faculty of Oakland Catholic in 1992 as a French teacher and took her first group of ...

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teacher spotlight michael conn

Teacher Spotlight: Michael Conn – Milton, PA

Michael Conn is a social studies teacher at Milton Area High School in Milton, Pennsylvania. He’s been traveling with students since 1975 and is passionate about the power of instilling ...

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Teacher Spotlight Bob Chaney - Murrysville Pennsylvania

Teacher Spotlight: Bob Chaney – Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Bob Cheney is a retired German teacher from Murrysville, Pennsylvania. During his teaching career, he led multiple trips to Europe in an effort to expose his students to the target language ...

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Educational Tour to Quebec: Teacher Spotlight Andrew Russell

Teacher Spotlight: Andrew Russell – Harmony, Pennsylvania

Andrew Russell is a world languages teacher at Seneca Valley Middle School in Harmony, PA. He’s been taking students from his school community to Québec since 2013, and recently completed his ...

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teacher spotlight gail gillis

Teacher Spotlight: Gail Gillis – Gig Harbor, Washington

Gail Gillis is a Spanish Teacher from Gig Harbor, Washington, and an ACIS Group Leader. She led a group of students on an educational tour to Spain this spring where ...

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Educational Tours to the Dominican Republic

Teacher Spotlight: Jonathan Kaptcianos – Greenwich, Connecticut on Youth Leadership in the Dominican Republic

Jonathan Kaptcianos is a math teacher at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut. He recently returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic with his students that was designed around developing leadership skills ...

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Teacher Spotlight Lucy Bartholomee Arlington Texas on Service Learning in Italy

Teacher Spotlight: Lucy Bartholomee – Arlington, Texas on Service Learning in Italy

Lucy Bartholomee is an art teacher at Northstar School in Arlington, Texas and a doctoral candidate at the University of North Texas. She led her first tour with ACIS in ...

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Edna Pajela on STEM and STEAM in Iceland

Teacher Spotlight: Edna Pajela – McKinney, Texas on STEM and STEAM in Iceland

Edna Pajela works at McKinney Christian Academy in McKinney, Texas and has traveled with her students several times throughout her career. She recently completed a trip to Iceland where she ...

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teacher spotlight - linda goldsworthy

Teacher Spotlight: Linda Goldsworthy – Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Linda Goldsworthy, a social studies teacher at Rhinelander High School in Rhinelander, Wisconsin was awarded Global Educator of the Year by the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. According ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Elizabeth Zingales – West Lake, Ohio

Elizabeth Zingales is a French Teacher at West Lake High School in West Lake Ohio. Her French teacher at West Lake HS, Nicolette Miller, has been an ACIS Group Leader ...

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