BEYOND THE PARK


The IB Program provides a comprehensive education for students, no matter where they live in the world. Students leave the IB Program able to debate real world issues from an international perspective. Students have a strong sense of their own culture as well as the ability to interact with people who have a different perspective of the world. Below are links to a few organizations, programs and upcoming events that may be of interest to IB students.


International Organizations

IB Organization

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student. Founded in 1968, the organization currently works with 3,290 schools in 141 countries to develop and offer three challenging programs to over 962,000 students aged 3 to 19 years.


International House

International House is a Charlotte non-profit organization with a mission to promote international understanding and to serve immigrants in need. They offer foreign-language conversation hours, cultural events, an international book club, citizen diplomacy programs, an international women’s group, language classes, free citizenship workshops and legal services for low-income immigrants.


World Affairs Council

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte is an outreach program of UNC Charlotte and its Office of International Programs. As a regional center for education and discussion of world affairs, the Council seeks to provide leadership for global thinking. The Council coordinates a variety of workshops, lecture series and other educational programs during the year.


Upcoming Speakers

IBPAC Board is in putting together a speaker's series for this winter/spring. Check back for dates and description of topics.

International Baccalaureate Leadership Institute

For IB Juniors and Seniors. Visit here for more infomation.

College Programs and Resources


COLLEGE INFORMATION SITES


MPHS Counselor Corner-http://schools.cms.k12.nc.us/myersparkHS

College Board - Information on applying to college including dates and testing for SAT

Princeton Review - Information on testing, college searches and links to list of colleges that offer specific majors or concentrations

College Bound Network -website for college prep teens

Fast web - Has information on scholarship opportunities