Feb 10, 2022
For more than 20 years, Julie Kasper, NBCT, has been teaching and supporting refugee students and families. In today’s episode, she talks with hosts Marlys and Donnie about the role Arizona schools and teachers can take in supporting refugee and other displaced students in our communities.
Kasper is now a Refugee Educator Academy Program Manager for Childhood Education International but started as a classroom teacher. She shares about her own experiences as a teacher working with refugee students and what she has learned along the way. Kasper also talks about the number and variety of refugee and displaced people coming to the U.S. and to Arizona in particular before sharing best practices and reminders for teachers with refugee students.
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Learn more about the Arizona K12 Center at azk12.org.