Global connections – CECA 2017

Global Connections for Connecticut Schools

a roundtable at the CECA conference, Monday, October 30, 2017, Foxwoods

facilitated by Dr. David Stoloff, Education Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, email:

ROUNDTABLES: Red Carpet A/B 6 Banquet Rounds 25-minute session delivered twice in a 1-hour period

Come plan a network of global connections among Connecticut schools and schools throughout the world.  We will be discussing the uses of email, social media, and secure global networks to develop interstate and international partnerships among students and teachers, who are collaborating to understand and build a better world. Share your experiences and enthusiasm for connecting across distances to enrich the learning and lives of our students and enhance our own professional development.

Some resources on global collaborations –



GFE in Jamaican Schools

Global Field Experiences in Jamaican School 2011-2013

a presentation at the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Conference, Eastern Connecticut State University, Friday, April 24, 2015

1) History – Eastern-Jamaican cohort program – BS in Sociology degrees for Jamaican teachers in the Hanover-St. James-Westmoreland Parishes, Rev. Percival Lynch and Mrs. Georgia Lynch, Dean Beverley Anderson, Arts and Sciences; Dean Rochelle Giménez and Associate Dean Carol Williams, School of Continuing Education; Professors Bob Wolf, Marty Levin, Dennis Canterbury, Roy Wilson, Fred Loxsom, …

2) Eastern to Jamaica – undergraduate global field experiences –

Jamaica 2010 EES and Political Science

Jamaica 2011 – Social Work

Jamaica 2011 – Education

Jamaica 2012 – Education

Jamaica 2013 – Education

3) personal reflections on global field experiences in Education

International Connections in Education

Katie’s Jamaica 2011

Chelsea’s Highlights

Kayla’s Memories of Jamaica

Jessi’s Music in Jamaica