Ambassador Schools

Villa di Maria Montessori School

Villa di Maria Montessori School

St. Louis Mosaic Ambassador School

Action Items:

  1. Hold an annual "International Food Sampling Event" organized by the elementary students to represent different cultures and countries from around the world
  2. Foster international partnerships with schools in other countries, "Sisters' School
    Program", to explore cross-cultural interactions, global classroom projects and other
    learning opportunities. Promote such global relationships within the student group by
    having Skype conference calls and exchange of cross-country correspondences
  3. Join the UNESCO Associate School Project (ASPnet)
  4. Recruit St. Louis Ambassadors and promote the St. Louis Mosaic Project in the
    school community, by adding related information in the school e-newsletter and website
  5. Cultivate community partnerships with local international organizations in the
    region. Examples of such initiatives include:
    - Hosting Portuguese Language Classes organized by Viva Brasil (a nonprofit 501c3 organization) in the school campus
    - Announcing international and cross-cultural events happening in the St. Louis region to the school community
  6. Offer a special "School Welcoming Package" to foreign-born families with the
    objective to help in their transition to the community
  7. Create a "Buddy Family" program that will consist of assigning a volunteer parent
    to a new foreign-born family that join the school to offer assistance and act as a contact

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