By Russ Joseph, July 13, 2011
Teachers are always looking for new ways to teach their students in this ever–changing world.
The U.S. Department of Education is bringing a Mankato East Junior High teacher to South Africa so she can bring the best educational elements back to Mankato.
Mary Draper is preparing for a trip of a lifetime.
The U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Economic Education is bringing the Mankato East Junior High teacher to Washington D.C. and then to South Africa.
Mary Draper, a teacher from Mankato East Junior High who is traveling to South Africa, says, “Our interchange is going to be one where we are working with teachers there. They are helping us to learn what their challenges have been and their successes. We do vice versa about financial education.”