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Rwandan Educators’ Exploratory Tour Includes Penn College Visit


A display of traditional Rwandan crafts Louisa Batamaliza, a teacher at the Cyakabiri preschool in Rwanda, plays and sings a Kinyarwandan children's song Janet Brown offered her expertise to help open the Cyakibiri preschool in Rwanda in just six weeks A slide show illustrates the activities of children attending the preschool, which opened in May and is ready for expansion Two educators from a Rwandan preschool toured Penn College’s Children’s Learning Center on Monday and offered a public lecture in the Thompson Professional Development Center that evening. The lecture by Janet Brown, who helped establish the Cyakabiri School for Young Children in April, and Louisa Batamaliza, one of the facility’s teachers, was hosted by the college’s Early Educators Club.

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