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Yokohama BOE Partnership Agreements

Principal Eddie Park has continued the tremendous momentum of dialog between Yokohama and San Diego for building a public school partnership. Eddie traveled to Yokohama once again on from July 8-16 and made tours to the elementary, middle, and high schools in Kanazawa Ward. He was able to meet and exchange gifts with each of the principals there and officially sign partnership agreements that twinned schools together.

Kanazawa Elementary is now partner schools with Barnard Elementary Asian Pacific Language Academy; Kanazawa Junior High School is partnered up with Pacific Beach International Baccalaureate Middle School; and Yokohama Municipal Kanazawa High School is partnered up with Mission Bay High School.

Furthermore, the Yokohama Board of Education has newly establish an Office of International Division to focus on its overseas exchanges. On September 12th, Yokohama Municipal Kanazawa Senior High School Principal Masahiko Miura and English instructor Mr. Satoshi Yuchi will arrive in San Diego to attend the Society’s annual luncheon at Admiral Baker Clubhouse, and then tour their San Diego partner schools and better know our city.

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New Partnership with Yokohama BOE

The San Diego-Yokohama Sister City Society has recently partnered the Mission Bay cluster of the San Diego Unified School District with Kanazawa Municipal Schools in Yokohama thanks to the support and cooperation of the Yokohama Board of Education.

Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy Principal and SDYSCS Board Member Mr. Edward Park, with the support of the San Diego-Yokohama Sister City Society, has made multiple visits to Yokohama in order to realize this partnership.

The purpose of this binational school-to-school partnership is to develop mutually beneficial ties in the form of educator training exchanges, collaborative projects, and virtual classrooms connecting students and teachers across the Pacific.

Students and teachers alike can work together to develop best practices in distant education, team curriculum design, foreign language learning, and integration of multimedia technology in the classroom setting; the possibilities are endless!