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Students Who Soar: Christine Garas Pursues Longtime Dream of Teaching

As a young child, Christine Garas spent hours teaching to an imaginary classroom only she could see. Now the Buffalo State sophomore is working in a real kindergarten classroom at Enterprise Charter School, introducing literacy concepts to her young charges. This classroom placement is part of


International Outreach

Between semesters, International Professional Development Schools (IPDS) consortium faculty and staff lead teach and study away programs to globalize students' understanding and experience of education. Participants connect with host families, conduct research, participate in field experiences in local schools, and engage in cultural activities.They share their reflections and growth through online blogs. Visit the International Initiatives page to read participant blogs and profiles and learn about upcoming travel opportunities.

New Programs & Pathways

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