One World Education News

November 30, 2011
OWEd is excited to announce that over the next few months we will engage in several service projects so our student ambassadors can give back to our community. Put these dates on your calendars! January 12 and March 8  - Partner with the Rotary Club and Thrive DC to serve food to those in need at the St. Stephen's Community Center in Columbia Heights, followed by a pizza party for Rotary Club volunteers and OWEd student ambassadors and parents. Space is limited, so sign... Read more
November 30, 2011
On November 10th, OWEd Executive Director and Founder, Eric Goldstein, presented to a group of international education delegates on the importance of partnerships between schools and communities. The presentation focused on the services that both businesses and non-profit organizations provide schools to benefit students and teachers.  Read more
November 30, 2011
One World Education is thrilled to welcome our two newest board members. Malitta Nicholson Seamon is CEO of the Seamon Corporation, a company she founded and has built with a 21-year history of delivering effective information management solutions for national and global health, safety, and human service programs. Malitta is a native Washingtonian and was raised with the belief that honesty, hard work, and a commitment to doing positive work bring many rewards. Seth Silber is a partner in Wilson,... Read more
November 16, 2011
In August, OWEd launched our SchoolTube page. Because Youtube is blocked in so many schools, our SchoolTube page will allow students to view videos from our Student Ambassadors who share writing techniques and strategies to improve writing. Check out the new page here - One World Education SchoolTube   Read more
July 12, 2011
The District of Columbia Public Schools Website highlights the nine DCPS students featured as ambassadors in One World Education's Youth, Culture and Learning Celebration. Check out the featured link here! Visit DCPS and See One World Education's Page   Read more
June 23, 2011
One World Education (OWEd) is a non-profit leader in promoting youth literacy and developing peer-to-peer curriculum that empowers teachers and engages students.  OWEd utilizes student-authored writing about culture and global issues as teaching tools for other students. If the above video doesn't work, click here to watch the new video about One World Education programming and impact on students and teachers. Read more
May 25, 2011
One World Education’s annual Youth, Culture & Learning Celebration was held on April 28, 2011 and was a huge success!  Nearly 200 people attended the event that celebrated the 2011 Student Ambassadors.  Including the 2011 student ambassadors and their families, former OWEd student ambassadors, members of DCPS, friends of OWEd and members of the public.  The program included speeches from former student ambassadors, readings from our 2011 student ambassadors, a keynote speech... Read more
May 25, 2011
More than 500 local middle and high school students participated in the One World Education 2011 Culture & Global Issues Reflection Program. Meet our 2011 One World Student Ambassadors who will be published writers on our website. Their One World Reflections will be aligned with a complete curriculum to increase engagement in classroom learning.   October 2011 Yoni Kalin  One World Reflection: Exploring Religion in Israel School: The Field School, Washington, DC Grade: 11th Future... Read more
May 19, 2011
In March of 2011, One World Education voted for Glen Parrillo to be the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Glen's extensive background includes more than 19 years of senior financial management and operational experience in helping both emerging growth and established companies mitigate risk, enhance revenue, optimize sales and marketing effectiveness, implement cost reductions, and improve supply chain strategies. Additionally, Glen has served as an auditor in public... Read more
January 11, 2011
On January 11th OWEd's executive director, Eric Goldstein, presented the scope and impact of One World Education's programming to the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill. The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill is one of two Rotary International clubs in Washington, DC, and represents the highest ideals of the organization through its service-oriented programs both at home and abroad. The Capitol Hill Club promotes projects that fight hunger and encourage literacy. Club Member Greg Roberts is the Vice Chair... Read more