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Megan Hoeffler

Leadership & Service in Youth Development Santiago, Chile
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee

I currently work as a Special Education Teacher at a high school outside of Nashville, Tennessee. I studied abroad in college through Semester at Sea, where I visited 11 countries throughout Asia and Africa. I worked as a program leader through CIEE in Monteverde, Costa Rica last summer for the Women and STEM program. Now I am working in the Dominican Republic as a Leadership and Service in Public Health Program Leader. 

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From CIEE

Student Takeover: Shii-Ann Wallace

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

Blog written by Shii-Ann Wallace, a student at Brooklyn Technical High School in New York. A big part of Dominican culture is mural art that portrays Dominican pride and political... keep reading

From CIEE

A Sweet and Adventurous Journey: High School Students Explore the Dominican Republic

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

Blog post written by one of our PL’s Julianna Martinez. Embarking on a study abroad program can be a life-changing experience for high school students. For a group of 14... keep reading

From CIEE

Our local NGO: Red Misericordia

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

In the mornings this past week we have been going to our local NGO, Red Misericordia, to do our leadership and service work through learning and immersing ourselves in the... keep reading

From CIEE

Student Spotlight: Kaiqi Chen

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

This blog post was written by one of our CIEE participants, Kaiqi Chen. This Tuesday, after several informative public health seminars with Dr. Michelle Jimenez, we were ready to put... keep reading

From CIEE

Exploring Dominican Traditions: A Day of Discovery in Santiago Rodriguez

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

Post by Julianna Martinez, CIEE PL. Imagine being a high school student from a different state in the US, embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime study abroad program in the Dominican Republic... keep reading

From CIEE

Student Highlight: Alison Coria-Tarazona

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

This Blog post was written by one of our CIEE participants, Alison Coria-Tarazona. “Uno!” Screamed one of the students in the program at the airport when we all met. The... keep reading

From CIEE

Merengue and Salsa Dance Class

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

We got to take a dance class on the traditional Dominican dance called Merengue as well as the Salsa. The class was led by local dance teacher Ambar Suriel. The... keep reading

From CIEE

Public Health Seminar With Dr. Michelle Jiménez

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

Today our group started the morning with our public health seminar led by professor Michelle Jimenez. We started off the class with a fun activity. The students took what they... keep reading

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Kickin’ off Public Health

By Megan Hoeffler at CIEE

Day 1 Our participants arrived in the Dominican Republic (DR) Sunday night after a long day of traveling. Students got to meet their host families that will be housing, cooking... keep reading

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