WASHINGTON DC, USA — Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan Junior High School registrar and Fulbright Foreign Language Teachers Assistant Program (FLTA) alumnus Anito Librando Jr was one of the three international alumni representatives at the Fulbright FLTA Midyear Conference from December 11 to 15, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington DC.
The conference was sponsored by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (BECA) and administered by the Institution of International Education (IIE).
As alumni representative, Librando participated in the panel discussion together with Dr Hiba Salim Amro from Jordan and Dr Madri Kakoti from India and moderated by Dr George Marquis from American University in Cairo.
Librando also served as a guest in a live podcast interview for 22.33 Live! with Ana-Maria Sinitean, strategic program designer, and Christopher Wurst, director of the US Department of State’s BECA Collaboratory.
In 2009, Librando was awarded the Fulbright FLTA Program and taught at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
This year, there are 391 Fulbright FLTAs from 54 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, teaching 35 different languages in 178 colleges and universities in the US.
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