At Sacred Heart Academy (SHA), we believe that international travel provides students with an opportunity to expand the boundaries of the physical classroom to the world that exists beyond the school walls.
Through our association with ACIS, two trips are offered every year, each with a different focus and set of objectives. The first trip, an international service-learning experience, enables our students, for example, to work with economically disadvantaged students, explore the harsh realities of racial and ethnic injustice, and participate in conservation projects in the host country. The second trip focuses exclusively on cultural connections. SHA students engage people from other countries, creating a cross-cultural literacy that makes it possible for them to see the world from a different point of view.
In learning about others, they learn about themselves. International travel facilitates Sacred Heart’s goal of working “for peace and justice in an increasingly interdependent global community.”
We are pleased to facilitate two trips every year through American Council for International Studies (ACIS), a leader in quality educational travel. The cost of each trip depends on a number of factors, including destination, type of itinerary and length of stay.
For additional information, including itineraries and registration materials, please contact Dr. Stephen Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org
) or Mr. Richard Powers (email@example.com
Further information can be found at acis.com