The program did not only have a positive impact on my own professional development; it also enabled me to inspire people in the US, whom I would have…
I have been able to volunteer with refugees from around the world through several organizations ... I am grateful that serving as a US teaching assistant in Austria has made this experience possible.
One of my favorite classes I ever taught as a USTA was a joint lesson I invited the British TA in town to come and do with me in my English Freiwahl class on British vs. American English.
"This has allowed me to experiment with different styles and formats of materials and content delivery as well as observe a number of experienced practitioners with varied styles, which has accelerated the development of my own personal voice and style as a novice educator. This has been invaluable as I begin the lifelong process of developing as a foreign language educator."