Hampton gives Russian teachers taste of America

For a group of visitors to the Hampton Township School District, it was not only their first time in the district, it was their first time in the country.

Russian educators from the Chelyabinsk region visited three of Hampton Township’s schools on Dec. 4 as part of a weeklong tour of the Pittsburgh region with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, said Amiena Mahsoob, director of education programs with World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

The 50 teachers and administrators were learning about education in preschool through high school, how outside organizations such as intermediate units and vo-tech schools contribute to learning, and creating partnerships with schools and other groups.

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