Educators

Bring the world to your learners

World Wise Schools promotes the Peace Corps' Third Goal of teaching Americans about the world by providing educational resources to promote global competence.

I've been working with the World Wise Schools program for a long time, and have even had the opportunity to work with two of my former students. This program is so beneficial for our students Stateside, and they look forward to the correspondence.

Katie Dueppen, high school French teacher, Wisconsin


Established in 1989, the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools program is dedicated to promoting global learning through lesson plans, activities, and events—all based on Peace Corps Volunteer experiences.

Connect classroom and Volunteers

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Correspondence Match

Your connection to a Peace Corps Volunteer can enhance your students' learning in any subject area.

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Speakers Match

The Speakers Match program is at the heart of fulfilling the Peace Corps' Third Goal—to increase Americans' understanding of other peoples and cultures.


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