* Education Exchanges

MAINE / AOMORI SCHOOL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

 

School

Contact Person(s)

Aomori Connection

Time of Visit(s)

Type of Exchange

Hall-Dale High School

97 Maple Street

Farmingdale, ME 04344

(207) 622-6211

Naoto Kobayashi

Japanese Teacher

nkobayashi@halldale.org

 

Aomori Dept. of Education

Aomori visits HDHS first part of October for about 7 days

HDHS visits Aomori 2nd or 3rd week in July for about 12-14 days

 

Educational

Cultural

Camden-Rockport Middle School

34 Knowlton Street

Camden, ME 04843

(207) 236-7805

Dee  Kopesky

Tech. Integration Teacher

dee_kopesky@fivetowns.net

Nancy Albertson

nancy_albertson@fivetowns.net

 

Hirakawa, Aomori

Aomori Dept. of Education (ALT)

Garrett Austin

Hirakawa visits CRMS in January after New Years for about 5-6 days

CRMS visits to Aomori have been suspended temporarily. They are trying to find a civic organization sponsor. When they do visit it is in last part of May for 6-7 days

 

Cultural

Shapleigh Middle School

43 Stevenson Road

Kittery, ME 03904

(207) 439-2572

Caritha Curti

mrcurti@earthlink.net

Rachel Maloney Hawkins

8th Grade Teacher

rmaloneyhawkins@kitteryschools.org

 

Tobu-Kamikita Schools in Oirase and Rokunohe

Tobu-Kamikita Research Council of Education

Aomori visits SMS around April 24-29 for 6 days

SMS visits Aomori July or August – Tokyo for 5 days and Aomori for 5 days

 

Educational

Cultural

 


MAINE / AOMORI SCHOOL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

 

             School

Contact Person(s)

Aomori Connection

Time of Visit(s)

Type of Exchange

Maine Central Institute (MCI)

295 Main Street

Pittsfield, ME 04967

(207) 487-3355

Sarah C. Walsh Brown

AP/CP Chemistry Teacher

swalsh@mci-school.org

Aomori-Minami Sr. High School

English Dept. and English Teacher

Aomori visits MCI 2nd week in October for 3-4 days

MCI goes to Aomori every other year in early November for about 1 week

 

Educational

Cultural

 

Greely Middle School

351 Tuttle Road

Cumberland, ME 04021

(207) 829-4815

Mallory Vaccaro

Grade 7 Math Teacher

Mallory_vaccaro@msad51.org

Primary Contacts:

Jackie Witham, GMS Sec.

Jackie_witham@msad51.org

Sandy Thomas, homestay coordinator

Sandy_thomas@yarmouthhs.k12.me.us

Penny Wheeler-Abbott, AP

Penny_wheelerabbott@msad51.org

 

Namioka Junior High School

Aomori visits GMS in January for 7-10 days (not 2010)

GMS goes to Namioka at end of July for 10 days

Educational and cultural

Bath/Tsugaru Sister City Exchange

c/o RSU #1 Superintendent’s Office

Huse School

Andrews Road

Bath, ME 04530 (207) 443-6601

 

Deborah Patten, M.D.

deborahp@martinspoint.org

mesropat@suscom-maine.net

note: they are trying to hire a coordinator for this

Tsugaru City

Dana Berte

CIR for Tsugarus City

Tsugaru visits Bath in August (adults for 5 days, students for 10 days)

Bath visits Tsugaru in late July or early August for 10 days

Educational

Cultural

Athletic (Cheseborough Cup Swim competition)



Other Contact Information

 

Lisa Adams

eadams1@gwi.net

MASSAC

Cindy Burrell Matthews

French Teacher

Sacopee Valley High School

cmatthews@sad55.k12.me.us

 

Yaeko Collier

yaeko@maine.rr.com

 

David Fulenwider

President of Japanese American Society of Maine (JASM)

dfulenwider@sad39.k12.me.us

 

Don Nicoll

dnicoll1@gwi.net

MASSAC

Suzanne Olson

suzanne@kitetails.org

MASSAC

Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine

Ann Thompson

river@maine.rr.com

Scholarship Supporter

Laura Lyons

 (207) 553-4167 (w)

International Studies Director

CIEE (Council on International Education Exchange

llyons@ciee.org

 

Pat Parker

patriciaparker@mac.com

MASSAC

Scholarship Committee Chair

 

Debra Hannigan

State Director of Child Development Services

146 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333

Debra.Hannigan@maine.gov

 

Jonathan C. Hull, Esq.

office@attorneyhull.com

Lawyer, support of charitable status 501(3)(c)

Stephen MacDougall, Chair MASSAC

smacdougall831@roadrunner.com

MASSAC

Retired principal – Hall-Dale HS

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