OUR TEAM?  
Ten California school
administrators..
Linda Bueno-Alahwal
Nancy Compton
Merri Garcia
Janice Hickey
Kirk Jordan
Chris Mullins
Michael Pardridge
Cleo Protopapas
Candy Quintanilla
Kenyatta Stiger
&
Led by Professor Linda Orozco
OUR GOAL? International Leadership
Development & Tier II, too.
OUR 'CLASSROOM'?  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Our first gorgeous Ipanema beachfront 'classroom'!
(thanks, Marylinn & Brian Schwanitz!)
WORKING on the sand on IPANEMA BEACH?
You bet!
Attending a soccer game in the world-famous,
MARACANA STADIUM

Brazilian Paulo Alves continues to support
our team with his 'Carioca expertise'.  He
contributed his time to accompany the
team to Maracana Stadium for their first
soccer match in the world's largest soccer
stadium!  He also serves as personal tour
guide for many program events.  He even
arranged two school visits.  Thanks, Paulo!
Top of SUGARLOAF in Rio- Spectacular
views with a work session, too!
A visit/tour to SOLAR MENINOS DE LUZ SCHOOL
in the Cantagalo Favela
http://www.meninosdeluz.org.br
(thank you, Regina!)
See Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzJ5WJXUdyE
CANTAGALO FAVELA
Walking tour & Reception in Private Home
(thank you, Tatiana!)
A tour, classrooms, lunch & presentation at
SCHOOL IN NOVA IGUAZU:
Colegio Estadual Sao Judas Tadeu
(thank you, Edilaine & Paulo!)
A tour, class visit and discussion at
SCHOOL IN LARGO DO MACHADO
:
Colegio Estadual Amara Cavalcanti
(thank you, Debora & Paulo!)
Tour and Candidate Presentations at the
AMERICAN SCHOOL OF RIO DE JANEIRO
http://www.earj.com.br/
(thank you, Robert & Caren!)
Formal Briefing at the
UNITED STATES CONSULATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO
US Consulate website
(thank you, Erik, Todd, & Wes!)
Taking Californians OUT of their cars?  Yes...
Using PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION in Rio
Class session and walking tour of the lovely
BOTANICAL GARDENS
http://www.jbrj.gov.br/
Lunch, live samba music & street faire-1st Saturday of month
LAPA













Thanks to our 2nd 'Brazil Team' of California School Administrators!  
Bravo for their adventurous spirit, international savvy and
Brazilian-style!

Linda Bueno-Alahwal, Long Beach Unified School District
Nancy Compton, Sacramento City Unified School District
Merri Garcia, Los Angeles Alliance for College-Ready Schools
Janice Hickey, El Segundo Unified School District
Kirk Jordan, Santa Monica Blvd. Charter School
Chris Mullins, Los Angeles Unified School District
Michael Pardridge, Los Angeles Unified School District
Cleo Protopapas, Oakland Unified School District
Candy Quintanilla, Los Angeles Unified School District
Kenyatta Stiger, Los Angeles Unified School District

For program information visit
http://leadership-innovation.org
Leadership Innovation
BRAZIL PROGRAM FOR CALIFORNIA SCHOOL LEADERS
March-April, 2010
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