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PACER Internships

PACER has welcomed professionals from foreign countries for periods of study and internship. The two- to six-month customized programs, often held in conjunction with a university, have provided these individuals with opportunities to observe and participate in daily activities at PACER. They take part in workshops, presentations, parent meetings, and public policy issues that are relevant for families of children with disabilities in the U.S. PACER appreciates and learns from the perspectives brought by visitors from many places in the world.

Geetha Mukundan, PhD
Geetha Mukundan, Ph.D.,
Fulbright Professor at PACER

September 2006 to March 2007 - The Associate Director at the Institute for Hearing Handicapped, in Mumbai, India, was a Fulbright Professor at PACER and the University of Minnesota Institute on Community Integration. Purpose: To learn about parent center organizations in order to create parent centers in India.

Summer 2005 and Summer 2006 - A Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota who was a special education teacher from India, participated in a summer internship both in 2005 and 2006. Purpose: To learn about PACER services for families in order to encourage parent involvement in education in India.

Summer 2002 - A special education and government official from Cameroon studied at the University of Minnesota for her Ph.D. Purpose: To learn how PACER involves families in education of their children with disabilities, in order to create parent programs in Cameroon.

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