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November 5, 2018

Léman Students Enjoy a "Spooktacular" Halloween

he Halloween spirit was felt throughout the halls of both Léman campuses this week, as students, teachers, and community members celebrated with costumes, parades, parties, and activities.

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October 26, 2018

Lower School Students Build on Classroom Learning in Weekly Assemblies

The Lower School Assembly is dedicated time for students and faculty to gather together in the Broad Street Ballroom.

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October 25 2018

CECE Students Build World Language Skills in Expanded Program

Last academic year, our World Language Department Chair and faculty collaborated to study and evaluate Léman's world language offerings to our Early Childhood students.

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October 22, 2018

Third Graders Create Their Own City Plans on Project Day

Third graders have been studying communities in social studies and for October's Project Day, students worked as city planners, collaboratively designing a community of their very own.

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October 19, 2018

Léman Fall Tours Added In Response to Demand

In response to demand, we've added additional tour dates in November for prospective families.

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October 18 2018

Building Analytical and Investigation Skills in Lower School Science

Léman's Science Department students discover the complexities and beauty of science through the scientific method.

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October 16, 2018

25 Léman Students Honored During The Duke of Edinburgh International Bronze Award Ceremony

Léman hosted its first Bronze Ceremony as part of the International Award Duke of Edinburgh Program, where 25 students from Grades 9-12 were awarded this special honor.

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October 15, 2018

Upper School Students Build Community Through LCA Sponsored Bowling and Cruise Nights

Middle and High School students bonded with their classmates at two new fun-filled school sponsored evening excursions last weekend.

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October 15, 2018

Léman's Athletes of the Week

Kat Cornet and Aleksandra Isailovic are this week's honorees.

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October 12, 2018

One Act Play Festival Celebrates 10 Years

The Fine Arts Department is about to kick off its performance season with the 10th Annual One Act Play Festival!

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October 22, 2018

Léman’s 4th Annual Halloween Bash is this Saturday!

Live music, a magic show, pumpkin decorating, face painting, drone demonstrations, amazing treats, and more.

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October 9, 2018

Léman Student IB Pass Rate Outperforms Peers by Nearly 30%

We are thrilled to report that the Léman Class of 2018 achieved an outstanding 86% pass rate on IB Exams this summer.

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October 8, 2018

100+ Colleges To Visit Léman This Year

The Office of College Counseling is busy helping with the college application process. Léman will welcome more than 100 colleges and universities to our campus this year.

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October 5, 2018

Léman Main Stage Announces 2019 Production

After a week of dropping hints and clues on social media, Léman Main Stage announced that "Seussical" will the 2019 production.

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October 4, 2018

5th & 6th Grade Overnight Trips Foster Teamwork, Collaboration, and Independence

Last week, the 5th grade community traveled to Frost Valley in upstate New York for a two-night camping trip, a tradition for students in their final year at the Lower School.

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October 3, 2018

Growing Adventurous Eaters in Early Childhood

Sharing meals together is an important aspect of our youngest learners socialization and also helps to build their curiosity for new foods.

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October 2, 2018

Léman's Athletes of the Week

With their skill and dedication, Janae Hemmings and Elle Amatullah have proven to be great assets to Léman's Athletics Program.

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September 27, 2018

Two Léman Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Commended Students

Léman is proud to announce that seniors Griffin Addison-Picciani and Isaac Dwass have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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September 26, 2018

Léman Alumni Share How IB Helped Prepare Them For College

Two members of the Class of 2017 - Nicolas Sterling and Hrishika Chakraboty - recently shared with us how the IB Program helped prepare them for college.

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September 26, 2018

Léman Musicians Win International Competition

We are pleased to announce that two of our high school band students, Jonathan Liang and Giuseppe Fu won first prize in their respective divisions of the Alessi Seminar Trombone Competition in Taipei, Taiwan.

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September 25, 2018

Introducing The Sara McMickle Summer Scholarship Program

This new scholarship program provides financial assistance to outstanding Léman Manhattan high school students.

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September 24, 2018

Building a Strong Academic Foundation in Early Childhood

At Léman's Center for Early Childhood Education, our youngest students are engaged in hands-on learning experiences that set the foundation for future academic success.

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September 21, 2018

Léman’s Early Childhood & Lower School Students Enjoy LCA’s Annual Carnival

Léman’s Early Childhood and Lower School students had a fun-filled afternoon at the Léman Community Association’s Annual Carnival with their families.

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September 20, 2018

Léman's Athlete of the Week

Coach Andrew Thompson maintains that despite being a freshman, Zaccaria Gerosa has been a wonderful addition to the program here at Léman.

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September 17, 2018

Meet Léman's New Library Info Tech Department Chair & Educational Technology Coordinator

Daniel Cruz leads the development and implementation of Léman's strategic use of technology in the classroom from PreK to 12.

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September 14, 2018

Celebrating the Opening Ceremony Tradition

We celebrated the start of the 18-19 school year with our annual Opening Ceremony and the traditional "ringing of the bells."

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September 13, 2018

More Than 200 New Students Join The Léman Family

Léman had a great kick-off to the 18-19 school year. We were proud to welcome more than 200 new students to the Léman family this week.

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September 12, 2018

Launch Of Léman’s Summer English Academy

Léman launched the "Summer English Academy," which helps international students build their proficiency in language skills. The program takes place in August over a two-week span allowing students to acclimate to life in the U.S.

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August 9, 2018

Léman Adds Afternoon Explorers Session After Overwhelming Interest

Due to overwhelming interest in our "grown up and me toddler" class for 16-24 month olds for September 2018, we have added a new afternoon session on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:30pm.

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August 8, 2018

Camp Léman Completes Another Successful Summer Creating Tons of New Memories For Campers

Camp Léman finished up yet another successful summer filled with hundreds of campers making memories and friends that will last them a lifetime.

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July 11, 2018

Student Graduation Speaker Esmé Ng ’18 Featured in Downtown Magazine

We’re proud to announce that Esmé Ng ’18 was featured in Downtown Magazine for her empowering and inspiring commencement speech at the 2018 Léman Manhattan Graduation Ceremony on June 2nd.

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June 14, 2018

Closing Ceremonies

Friday we are bringing Closing Ceremonies to you! This annual Léman tradition celebrates our international community and the ceremonial ringing of the closing bells.

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June 13, 2018

Senior Spotlight – Bradley Kaufman

Bradley will enroll at New York University, ranked #30 in national universities by US News and World Report, in the fall, where he was recruited as a member of the university's fencing team and plans to major in Economics.

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June 12, 2018

Disco Dancing, Great Food, and Fun at the LCA Gala

Parents, faculty, and staff enjoyed a Studio 54-themed evening in the Broad Street Ballroom at the Spring Gala on May 4th.

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June 7, 2018

Athletics Year in Review

It has been an exciting and rewarding year for the Athletics Department at Léman. Our students displayed school spirit, teamwork, and Bulls pride at games, practices, and school events throughout the year.

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June 7, 2018

Young Investors Win Big at Spark Inter-School Challenge

Last month, students from the Léman Stock Market Club participated in the Spark Business Academy Spark Inter-School Challenge, which took place at Avenues, the World School.

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June 4, 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

On Saturday, June 2, Léman honored its sixth graduating class.

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May 31, 2018

Celebrating 12th Graders at the Senior Awards Ceremony

On May 30, the entire Upper School came together in the Broad Street Ballroom to celebrate the Class of 2018 at the 2nd annual Léman Manhattan Senior Awards Ceremony.

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May 30, 2018

Varsity Athletes Honored at the Spring Athletics Awards

The Léman Athletics Department held its Spring Varsity Athletics Awards Ceremony this week in the Morris Gym, honoring varsity athletes who showed exceptional ability, teamwork, and commitment.

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May 29, 2018

Watch Graduation Live - Saturday, June 2

This Saturday, June 2nd, Léman will honor the Class of 2018 at the annual Graduation Ceremony at 10 AM ET in the Broad Street Ballroom. Watch the live stream on YouTube.

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May 28, 2018

4th Graders Get An In-Depth Look at American History on a Trip to Philadelphia

This month, 4th Grade students traveled to Philadelphia for a one-day educational trip that enhanced learning outside the classroom.

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May 25, 2018

Students Receive Top Prizes in National Math Contest

In April, students in 2nd through 8th grades participated in the Noetic Learning Math Contest alongside 33,000 students from 772 schools around the country. We are pleased to announce that Léman had 82 participants this year, more than ever before!

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May 23, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Sara Florez Briñez, UC Berkeley

As a full IB Diploma candidate, Vice President of the National Honor Society, a Léman Student Ambassador, a Boarding Student Government Cabinet Member, and a member of the Women's Choir and the Varsity Girls Volleyball team, Sara Florez Briñez has embraced a variety of leadership roles and activities in her time at Léman.

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May 15, 2018

Seniors Celebrate College Acceptances on Pinning Day

On Thursday, April 26, seniors were invited to a celebratory "college pinning day" hosted by the Office of College Counseling.

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May 10, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Jessica Velesaca, Cornell University

When senior Jessica Velesaca joined the Léman community as a freshman, she was excited for all of the opportunities Léman had to offer. "My advice to a new student would be try everything because you never know what you'll have a passion for."

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May 8, 2018

Léman Student Artists Win National Awards

We are thrilled to announce that 14 Léman student artists were recognized by The Scholastic Art Awards, including two who won national awards.

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April 30, 2018

Lower School Students Show Léman Pride During Spirit Week

Lower School students expressed their Léman pride during Spring Spirit Week, which featured a different theme each day including Color Day, When I Grow Up Day, Dress Like a Teacher Day, Pajama Day, and School Spirit Day.

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April 26, 2018

7th and 8th Graders Take Enriching Class Trips

As part of their two-year study of American history, 7th and 8th grade social studies students took educational and enriching trips to Boston and Washington, D.C. last week.

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April 24, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Sean Vaz

When senior Sean Vaz started at Léman as a 5th grader, she couldn't anticipate what was ahead of her. Over her eight years at the school, Sean has thrived as an active member of the Girls Volleyball Team, the Black Student Union, and the Student Government, starting out as Vice President in her junior year and as President during her senior year.

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April 18, 2018

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

An induction ceremony for the Léman Manhattan chapter of the National Honor Society was held in the Morris Street Campus Theatre on Tuesday, April 10. 14 outstanding 10th and 11th grade students were chosen as the 2018 inductees.

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April 10, 2018

Students Explore Shanghai and Belize Over Spring Break

One of the most unique and exciting aspects of the Léman experience is the opportunity to travel on cultural exchange and academic trips during Spring Break each year.

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April 9, 2018

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Comes to Life for CECE Students

Early Childhood students, as well as parent and faculty chaperones, traveled to Union Square's DR2 Theatre for a very special performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, based on the world-renowned book by author/illustrator Eric Carle.

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April 4, 2018

Lower School Students Share Their Unique Talents

Students from grades 1-5 showcased a variety of talents at the annual Lower School Talent Show on March 16. Students danced, sang, performed gymnastics, played musical instruments, and even demonstrated a science experiment.

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April 3, 2018

IB Art Students Exhibit Their Work

On Tuesday, March 13, the entire Léman community was invited to attend the 2018 IB Art Exhibit: Anti-Pop.

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March 14, 2018

Léman Participates in National School Walkout

This morning, Léman Manhattan participated in the National School Walkout in solidarity with hundreds of other schools across the country to honor the students who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School on February 14.

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March 13, 2018

11th Grader Accepted to Prestigious Stanford Internship

11th grader QiHan Zhao was recently accepted into the Stanford University Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills Program for the summer of 2018.

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March 9, 2018

Students Celebrate a Love of Reading with Project Cicero

Last week, 4th graders helped collect books in support of Project Cicero, which has placed almost 3 million books in under-resourced New York City public school classrooms.

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March 1, 2018

Head of School Maria Castelluccio Speaks Out Against Gun Violence

Léman’s Head of School Maria Castelluccio, along with the heads of more than 150 other NY independent schools, recently signed this letter to the President and legislative leaders calling for action against gun violence.

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February 28, 2018

"Anything Goes" Tickets On Sale Now!

Léman Main Stage presents "Anything Goes" with music and lyrics by Cole Porter on March 8, 9, and 10. Get your tickets now!

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February 26, 2018

Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

Last week, students across divisions took part in celebrations and activities to observe Lunar New Year, an important and influential Chinese Festival.

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February 26, 2018

A Historic Walk Around Our Neighborhood

Seventh grade social studies students extended learning beyond the classroom walls as they took a walking tour of the neighborhood as part of their unit on early American history.

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February 22, 2018

Léman Goes Off-Broadway for United in Song

On Tuesday, February 13, the entire Léman community came together for "United in Song: A Léman Community Concert" featuring elementary, middle, and high school students, faculty and parents, and a star-studded line-up of guest performers.

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February 12, 2018

Léman Chess Players Score Big in Local Tournament

On Sunday, February 4, a group of nine Center For Early Childhood Education and Lower School students participated in a tournament hosted by the NYC Knights, PS 41's chess club.

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February 12, 2018

Students Gain New Perspective on Black History Month

February is Black History Month and the Upper School Social Studies Department is exploring this important topic in different ways.

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February 12, 2018

Celebrating Global Citizenship at the International Festival

Excitement, internationalism, and the smell of delicious food is still in the air from the International Festival, an annual event hosted by the LCA in the Broad Street Ballroom.

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February 8, 2018

The Léman Community Association Presents "United in Song"

A one-night only concert featuring Lower, Middle, & High School students, parents, faculty, local college students, adult musicians, and professionals from the worlds of Broadway, Classical and Jazz music.

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February 2, 2018

Join Us for a Spring Break Swim Camp

Léman's elite swim instructors are offering Spring Break Stroke Development Clinic from March 19-23 at the Léman Manhattan Upper School Aquatics Center, located at 25 Greenwich Street.

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January 24, 2018

Examining the U.S. Constitution

On January 17, Léman hosted the opening reception of We the Future, an exhibition of student work and pieces from some of the nation's top graphic designers examining the role of the U.S. Constitution in today's society.

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January 23, 2018

NYC Kids Project Teaches Diversity and Inclusion

Lower School students welcomed the NYC Kids Project, an arts-based organization providing educational programs to students about diversity and inclusion, into classrooms last week.

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January 16, 2018

Future Computer Scientists Learn to Code

Earlier this winter, Léman was excited to participate in the Hour of Code, a celebration of computer science where every student, PreK 3 through the 5th grade, had a chance to code.

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January 16, 2018

Student Musicians Take The Stage

Throughout December, young artists in PreK 4 through 12th Grade shared their talents in a series of winter concerts, featuring choral, violin and band ensembles, as well as student soloists and duets.

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January 12, 2018

We The Future

All Léman parents from Early Childhood through High School and Léman students in 7th grade and above are invited to join us on Wednesday, January 17 from 5-7 PM for the Opening Reception of "We The Future," a special art installation in the Morris Gallery.

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December 15, 2017

New Drop Off PreK 2 Program Starting Fall 2018

After successfully launching a “Grown Up and Me” PreK 2 program in Fall 2017, Léman is excited to announce we are now accepting applications for a Drop Off PreK 2 Program for Sept 2018 enrollment.

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December 04, 2017

Little Einsteins Explore Bowling Green Park

2nd and 9th Grade Life Science students met in Bowling Green Park, the oldest park in New York City, to participate in the first session of Léman Little Einsteins.

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December 01, 2017

Léman Singers Perform at NYSE Christmas Tree Lighting

This week, the Léman Singers, an ensemble made up of 21 3rd through 5th Graders, were invited to perform at the 94th Annual New York Stock Exchange Tree Lighting.

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December 01, 2017

2017 Global Games!

This week, over 100 Middle School students gathered in Florida with thousands of students in our sister school network to participate in the annual Global Games, an Olympic-style athletic competition.

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December 15, 2017

Lunch at Léman: Chef Susy's Hot Chocolate

This recipe is the ultimate in rich and decadent and certainly not for the faint of heart. Perfect for the holidays and on a cold winters night, or two, or three!

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November 21, 2017

A Futuristic Learning Experience, Courtesy of Google

Last week, students from Kindergarten through 11th Grade participated in an inquiry-based learning experience, integrating science, social studies, and technology through Google's Expeditions Augmented Reality pilot program.

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November 15, 2017

Inspiring Young Readers and Writers at the Annual Book Fair

This week the Broad Street Ballroom was transformed into a magnificent hall of books for the annual LCA Book Fair.

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November 14, 2017

Join Us for our 2017/18 Winter Tours

If you are applying to Léman for the 2018-19 academic year, we invite you to attend a Winter Admissions Tour.

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October 30, 2017

Léman Exchange Welcomes Dr. Derrick Gay: Diversity, Inclusion and Global Citizenship Education Consultant

All current Léman parents are invited to the next Léman Exchange on Monday, November 6 for a special parent workshop with Dr. Derrick Gay - Diversity, Inclusion and Global Citizenship Education Consultant.

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