At Global Perspectives, we've been traveling the world for decades. Our passion is to enrich the perspectives of our students by offering new experiences, global learning, and travel. We've done extensive research to provide an affordable and valuable program.
Global Perspectives is an independent global education organization. We partner with schools around the world to provide affordable world-class educational experiences.
If the world begs to be traveled, explored, learned about, and connected, then Global Perspectives is a door through which you can embark on a unique journey. Join us!
Dr. Boncho Dragiyski - Program Director
Boncho was born and raised in Europe. He has taught dozens of student groups of various sizes through travel and experiential learning across Europe and many other nations. His degrees include an M.A. in Modern Languages and Literatures from University of Western Ontario, an M.A. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Washington University in Saint Louis. At Duquesne University, his classes always had a waiting list. He built from scratch the Duquesne's highly-acclaimed Spanish language and culture program with Spain's prestigious Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca. He will be your host in Spain this summer.
Hon. Gib Armstrong - Operations
Gib is from Lancaster PA. He has been traveling the globe since his teens, visiting places as diverse as Europe, Russia and Cuba. He graduated from the US Naval Academy with a degree in political science (international affairs concentration) and minors in Engineering and Chinese. As a Marine officer, Gib lived in Somalia and Japan and led trips to numerous countries like Korea and Thailand. As a State Representative, he was part of an official legislative delegation whose mission was to increase understanding and cooperation with numerous government agencies in several major cities. More recently, he has led trips to places like Spain and China, where his students were guests of Fudal University (China's Yale). Altogether, he has led trips to and visited about 30 countries on all inhabited continents.
Jessica Grove - Student Connections
Raised near Washington, D.C., Jessica has appreciates the divergent perspectives and approaches to life that come with different cultures. She has had the opportunity to travel across America to forty different states and internationally to seven countries on four continents. She is experienced in mentoring, teaching, communication coaching and working with teams. She is completing her B.S. in Psychology at Liberty University and plans to pursue Life Coaching. Her passion is helping people see their challenges as opportunities to grow and reach their God-given potential. She traveled to Spain with Global Perspectives in 2017 and had the time of her life. Now, as part of the team, she looks forward to creating an even more fantastic experience for the students who travel with us in 2018.