Teacher Training Day 1 is complete. We had a good first day. Professional training in cross-cultural settings is always bumpy at the start. The teachers here in Haiti are unfamiliar with professional training and culturally a little hesitant to fully engage. However, by this afternoon, they were talking and asking great questions. Our team of American teachers did such a fantastic job. They are patient and encouraging as they work to bring new ideas and tools to the Haitian teacher's skill sets.
Pray for our translators. They are working hard but the vocabulary of education has brought a new challenge for each of them.
Pray for the Haitian teachers. Pray they will be open and receptive to new information and challenges. Pray for God's blessing on them and their families as they spend this week with us. These teachers LOVE teaching and want to learn and grow in their profession. Pray that God will increase their knowledge and confidence this week as well.