Director of School Outreach and Educational Partnerships
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As AFS-USA’s Director of School Outreach and Educational Partnerships, Dr. Tonya Muro works to establish AFS-USA as a thought leader in global competency and 21st century educational skills. Tonya cultivates partnerships with like-minded organizations and develops intercultural learning resources for secondary school educators and their classrooms. Prior to joining AFS-USA, Tonya was the Program Director at Global Nomads Group, an NGO that fosters dialogue and understanding amongst the world’s youth. Tonya holds an Ed.D. and M.A. in international educational development from Columbia University’s Teachers College, where she was a Fulbrighter in Tanzania. She received her B.A. in primary education and Spanish from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst). However, her most important achievement is being a mother of twin daughters, to whom her efforts to advance global citizenship are dedicated.
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