Lauren Piner

To improve her personal knowledge, network with educators from various countries, and develop cross cultural lesson plans, Ms. Piner will attend the Centropa Summer Academy in Vienna, Prague, and Berlin. Using the great cities of Europe as their classrooms, Ms. Piner and 90 other educators will bridge interpersonal borders and work together as they study and explore the history of World War II, the Holocaust, and 20th Century European history. Ms. Piner will also meet with experts to discuss the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Polish Solidarity Movement, Ukranian Maidan, and other recent civil rights movements.