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Spanish major receives Fulbright to teach in Uruguay

Thursday, December 19, 2013

AdriaBaeblerAdria Baebler, a Spanish major who graduated in December 2013 from Missouri State University, was selected for an English Teaching Assistantship by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Baebler will serve as an English Teaching Assistant for eight months in Uruguay from March-November 2014.

An English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) places a Fulbright recipient in a classroom abroad to provide assistance to teachers of English to non-native English-speakers. English Teaching Assistants help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors.

“Out of my eight-month grant period, four months will be spent teaching English at a teaching training institute, and the other four months will be spent teaching English in one of the local schools,” said Baebler, a native of St. Louis. “Half of my time will be spent teaching in the capital city of Montevideo, and the other half will be teaching English in the provinces of Uruguay.”

During her time at Missouri State, Baebler volunteered as a tutor with students in the Monett and Verona school districts, with the Hispanic Initiatives Program and as a translator at the Hand in Hand Multicultural Center. She also taught Spanish to students at Boys and Girls Town of America before studying abroad in Seville, Spain.

For more information, contact Dr. Jason Jolley, head of the department of modern and classical languages, at JasonJolley@missouristate.edu.

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