Saturday, May 6, 2017

Changing Lives Abroad: 9 Questions for a South Alabama Educator in Saudi Arabia

Photo courtesy: Katina Walton
For over a decade, Katina Walton taught students of all ages throughout Alabama. She made sure they excelled inside their classrooms. However, she also encouraged them to venture outside and experience the world as well as all of the unforgettable lessons it has to offer. Well, three years ago, the 44-year-old Prichard, Alabama native and mother of one took her own advice. Although she continues to shape young lives, she now does it more than 7500 miles away in Riyadh, Saudi, Arabia, donning an abaya while working as the Academic Vice Principal of Kindergarten at Kingdom International Schools.

She spoke with me, via email, about her new life overseas, which she began in October 2014.

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