Robert Bland (INTA and Economics, class of 2018) taught English at El Cultural in Arequipa, Peru in summer and fall of 2016. Robert was the first pre-teaching global internship recipient. His internship gave him the opportunity to work with Peruvians who are learning English in preparation for their international job searches. His experiences taught him about life in another culture and more about the beautiful world in which we live.
Ana de Give
Ana de Give (B.S., Public Policy, class of 2017) was a pre-teaching intern at Centennial Academy in the Atlanta Public Schools district and worked with math and science classes in grades 6-7. She also was a summer 2016 intern at the United States Department of Education in the Office of the Secretary. Ana has been accepted into a Master of Arts in Teaching program in Middle Level Education at Georgia State University for the fall of 2017 and is committed to contributing to the fight against education inequality in public schools. She intends to teach in public schools upon graduation.
Alex Munger (B.S., Physics, class of 2017) was a Georgia Tech pre-teaching program intern at Grady High School in the Atlanta Public Schools system for fall 2015 and spring 2016. He supported Physical Science and Astronomy classes for an entire academic year.
Michole E. Washington
Michole Washington (B.S., Applied Mathematics, '16) was a two-term pre-teaching program intern in the STEM Lab and in mathematics at Centennial Academy, a K-8 problem-based learning charter school in the Atlanta Public Schools System. She is also the founder and CEO of Afrithmetic Tutoring.
Jessica Trottier (B.S., Chemistry, class of 2018) was a 2016 teaching assistant with the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP), which is a Pre-Teaching partner internship opportunity. Jessica helped to teach "Experiments in Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics" to 7th and 8th graders at TIP sites in Texas and in North Carolina. Upon graduation, Jessica hopes to become a middle or high school science teacher.
Lela Myrick (B.S., Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies, class of 2019) is the first pre-teaching intern (spring 2017) for the STE(A)M Truck, a mobile makerspace that brings teachers, students, makers, and artists together at schools throughout the Atlanta area.
Ali Yildirim (B.S., History, Technology & Society, class of 2018) became a pre-teaching intern at Centennial Academy, a K-8 problem-based learning charter school in the Atlanta Public Schools System, in the fall of 2016 and has continued into spring of 2017. He facilitates math and science learning in a 5th grade classroom, organizes and plans problem-based learning activities, and also supports the principal in various ways.