The Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Community of Practice Conference 2016

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Larry M. Dinger welcomed 30 English professors from Burma, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam to Bangkok June 15 for a regional Community of Practice event, underscoring the U.S. government commitment to improving education and strengthening cooperation among countries in the Lower Mekong region. These teachers were selected for the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Professional Communication Skills for Leaders (PCSL) Community of Practice, which is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and the Thailand Ministry of Education. They will enhance their teaching skills, get training in the PCSL curriculum, and learn about additional professional development resources in the region.