Monthly Archives: March 2011

A.C.E. Presentation Highlights New TESOL Certificate Program

Sally Thomas, A.C.E. SPU Director, Tim Healy, A.C.E. SPU Assistant Director and Michelle Soule, Senior Instructor presented “Using a Wiki in Teacher Training” at the 45th Annual TESOL Conference and Exhibit in New Orleans on March 18, 2011. The presentation…

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Putting a face on the crisis in Fukushima Prefecture

A.C.E. has partnered with the York-Benimaru Foundation for a decade to provide cross cultural exchange opportunities for Japanese youth and the people they connect with in the Seattle area.  Today the people of Fukushima are suffering from a catastrophic series…

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Chance encounter in the Narita Airport in Tokyo

Sally Thomas, Director of A.C.E. Language Institute at SPU, had a nice surprise this month when a new student she was interviewing as part of the English placement procedure relayed to her in broken English that Virginia told her to…

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A.C.E. and MSU Quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Current Middle East Issues

Two weeks ago several of us were attending the Association of International Education Administrators conference in San Francisco.  While there, our colleague, Dr. Norm Peterson, was asked to chair an impromptu session on current events in the Middle East as…

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