An Educator's Perspective
Bert Kreitlow earned a Ph.D. in Modern Latin American History from the University of Iowa and has taught as a full-time lecturer in the Department of History at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for fifteen years. Read this reflective post on his experiences with students and cultural immersion.
A Team Leader's Story
Tyrel Nelson, Xperitas team leader since 2014, led a team of students to Cuetzalan, Mexico in January 2019. After they returned, he wrote the following message to the students to frame their experience and illustrate the profound affect it has, even on an experienced team leader.
A Student's View
A group of high school students from California traveled to La Push, Washington, in 2016 to work in solidarity with the Quileute tribe on an Xperitas Community Partnership program. See how one student transformed his reflections on his service learning and cultural immersion experience into video.