Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Our Team
Amira Mostafa
Beverly Jarrett
Corbett Elsen
David Sondheim
Eve Gordon
Gisela Diez
Janine Antoine
Jesus Becerra
Karen Williams
Kim Stiffler
Kimi Kean
Leo Kostelnik
Nadia Shaiq
Nancy Wasserman
Rene Martinez
Yolanda Gardea
&
Professor Linda Orozco &
Adjunct Faculty Paula Harvey
WORKING on the sand on IPANEMA BEACH?  You bet!
Presidential Palace - Museum of the Republic
http://www.museudarepublica.org.br/principal2.html
Formal Briefing at the
UNITED STATES CONSULATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO
US Consulate website
(Thank you, Mark Parnell)
& Work near Municipal Theater, too

Brazilian Paulo Alves
continues to support our team
with his 'Carioca expertise'.  
He arranged one school visit,
and also serves as guide for
numerous program activities
including visits to Lapa and a
soccer game, too! Thanks,
Paulo!
Top of CORCOVADO 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!)
CANTAGALO FAVELA
Walking tour & Reception in Private Home
(thank you, Tatiana!)
Visit & tour of
SCHOOL IN LAPA:  
COLÉGIO ESTADUAL SOUZA AGUIAR
(Thank you, Prof. Marcio & Paulo!)
Taking Californians OUT of their cars?  Yes...
Using PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION in Rio
Tour of the
AMERICAN SCHOOL OF RIO DE JANEIRO
http://www.earj.com.br/
(thank you, Robert & Caren!)
The natural side of Rio...
SCHOONER TOUR OF GUANABARA BAY
Class session and walking tour of the lovely
BOTANICAL GARDENS
http://www.jbrj.gov.br/















Thanks to our 3nd 'Brazil Team' of California School Administrators!  
Bravo for their adventurous spirit, international savvy and
Brazilian-style!

Amira Mostafa, Tamalpais Union High School District
Beverly Jarrett, Oakland Unified School District
Corbett Elsen, Tamalpais Union High School District
David Sondheim, Tamalpais Union High School District
Eve Gordon, Oakland Unified School District
Gisela Diez, Los Angeles Unified School District
Janine Antoine, Los Angeles Unified School District
Jesus Becerra, Capistrano Unified School District
Karen Williams, Los Angeles Unified School District
Kim Stiffler, Tamalpais Union High School District
Kimi Kean, Oakland Unified School District
Leo Kostelnik, Bolinas-Stinson School District
Nadia Shaiq, Celerity Charter School, Los Angeles
Nancy Wasserman, Ross Valley School District
Rene Martinez, Los Angeles Unified School District
Yolanda Gardea, Los Angeles Unified School District
& Paula Harvey, El Tejon Unified School District

For program information visit
http://leadership-innovation.org
Leadership Innovation
BRAZIL PROGRAM FOR CALIFORNIA SCHOOL LEADERS
HIGHLIGHTS/PICS
April, 2011