September 07, 2011

Parrish Awarded Fulbright

Parish Vietnam Main

Betsy Parrish, professor in the School of Education, was awarded a Fulbright specialist grant to work with teachers in Vietnam. Parrish was recently in Hanoi providing instruction in teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) for the team of 15 Fulbright English teaching assistants. She also conducted workshops for Vietnamese English teachers at Tay Ha Polytechnic College and met with the Ministry of Education to discuss a national initiative currently underway to improve foreign language teacher education in the country. She will return to Vietnam in April of 2012 to work with English faculty at Thai Nguyen University on course design, materials development, and assessment.