Oct 30, 2019
Yes, you read the episode title correctly; today we are heading to Prague in the Czech republic! This is the first international interview on the Band Director’s Lounge and it is with a passionate music educator and band director by the name of Lindsey Simondet.
Lindsey Simondet Background
Lindsey Simondet is a native of Minnesota, USA. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a degree in K-12 instrumental music education. She also earned a Masters degree in Education from the University of Glasgow in Scotland with a focus on social justice and radical education. Lindsey student taught in Prague, Czech Republic leading her music education career on an international path to where she is today. She is currently in her 11th year of teaching music and her second year at the International School of Prague where she teaches middle and high school band.
Unlike many international schools, ISP is a non-profit school. Lindsey’s love for teaching where she is and the students that she works with was palpable in my conversation with her, it is clear that she has found her perfect “career fit” at this present time. I learned so much about what it is like to teach internationally from Lindsey, a two hour conversation has never gone by so fast. I hope that you enjoy this conversation as much as I did, especially if you have ever considered teaching abroad. Let’s jump into the episode!
And that wraps up today’s episode.
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