Community Resources

Global Education: Local Community Resource List

Person/Organization Description Contact Information
World Affairs Council of N.H. The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is a non-profit, non-partisan organization fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs since 1954. The Council is preparing the Granite State for a global future by creating and sustaining international connections that enhance our state’s cultural, economic and civic life; building global knowledge and understanding through educational programs for communities and schools on foreign policy; and furthering the development of international leaders in partnership with the U.S. State Department.The Council is a member  of the World Affairs Councils of America and Global Ties U.S. The Council is supported financially by memberships, program fees, donations from individuals and businesses, grants, a small endowment, and Southern New Hampshire University, which provides office space and other services. specific contact is Peter Schmidt, Spanish Teacher at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH

Peter is also a 2014-2015 TGC participant who did his field experience in Brazil.

Clayton Gould Product Marketing Manager-After Sales at Hypertherm, the world wide leader in plasma cutting torches. Travels globally for the company.
Kerry Browne Rivendell Academy Physics Teacher and Peace Corps Volunteer – Ghana
Rachel Sanders Rivendell Academy Biology Teacher and Peace Corps Volunteer – Ghana
Keri Gelenian Rivendell Academy Principal and Peace Corps Volunteer – Kenya
Michael Galli Rivendell Academy Dean of Students and former employee of Toyota in Japan
John Bristol Rivendell Academy Library Media Specialist has traveled extensively in China.
Mary Rizos Rivendell Academy World Language Teacher has traveled extensively throughout Central & South America, Europe, and has lived and taught in Russia.
Rick Steketee Science Director at Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa MACEPA and PATH Contact Gail Keefer at for more specific contact information.
Deva Steketee Rivendell Class of ‘09Spent junior year in France, did Where There Be Dragons Program in Nepal, and a semester in Guatemala. Contact Gail Keefer at for more specific contact information.
Gail Keefer Rivendell Academy World Language Teacher who has extensive travel experience in the following countries:France, India, Nepal, Mexico
Gabi Martino Rivendell Academy Technology Integration Specialist who was born and raised in Germany.
Emily Dakin Friend of Rivendell Academy Art Teacher Jenny Ellis.Emily is Senior Humanitarian Advisor at USAID -Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance.

can “like” on Facebook at

Jennifer Ellis Rivendell Academy Art Teacher who did college semester in Tanzania.
Juliette BiancoThe Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College Interim Director at Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth CollegeThe Hood has collections of American, European, and Ancient World art in addition to the Orozco Mural. 603-646-3646Hood Museum of Art

You can “like” their Facebook page:

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Society for Public Policy, Dartmouth College According to their webpage, the Center hosts a variety of visitors throughout the academic year to stimulate discussion on regional, national, and international affairs. These events are open to the public and have included past programs such as, Islam and the West: Dialogue or Clash of Civilizations?, Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Europe in Crisis,  A Shattered Past: Looting and Destruction in the Cradle of Civilization, and many others. You can “like” their Facebook

or go to their events page at:

Global Dartmouth, Dartmouth College According to Global Dartmouth, Dartmouth students and scholars are actively engaged in international study, research, and collaboration. The webpage has information and links to global projects at Dartmouth.
University of Vermont Asian Studies Outreach Program According to their webpage, The goal of ASOP is to introduce Asian culture, history, teaching styles, art and more into American classrooms by providing teachers and faculty with direct interaction and experience with the Asian continent. Has extensive teacher resource materials and professional development opportunities.

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