Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Terry Thompson will be traveling to Yap this summer to assist the Yap Women's Association to develop a curriculum for their Daycare Center. Currently, Terry is an elementary teacher in the Eugene area, specializing in curriculum development. For the past six years, Terry has taught grades one through eight. She received her teaching degree from the University of New Orleans. Prior to going into education, she spent many years working with a pediatrician.

The Yap Head Start Program will receive assistance from Carie Rodgers, who will be helping with program planning and policy formulation. Carie is a Ph.D. student in clinical psychology and a graduate teaching assistant at the UO. Her research interests are gender role development in children and women's issues. Before beginning her studies at the UO, Carie was employed by the Yale University Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy under the supervision of one of the founders of the Head Start Program.

Kent Davis will be designing modular classrooms for the Yap State Department of Education. This spring he completes his graduate degree in architecture at the UO. His professional interests are in architectural and landscape design, environmental control systems, construction technology, and structural building systems.

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