U.S. Embassy Statement on the FLEX Program

Each fall, the U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, in cooperation with American Councils, has welcomed Turkmen students to apply for the Future Leaders Exchange Program, or FLEX.  In 2016, over 1,000 students applied for 25 spots to study at U.S. high schools during the 2017-18 academic year. Last year, American Councils conducted testing in Ashgabat, Balkanabat, ...
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Dashoguz American Corner Reopens – Embassy and Partners Celebrate 15 Years with a Modern Redesign

Ashgabat, November 14, 2017 – On November 1, U.S. Ambassador Allan Mustard cut a ribbon to mark the reopening of the Dashoguz American Corner in a new, modernized space. The date also marked the 15th anniversary of the original opening of the Dashoguz American Corner, which hosts over 12,000 visitors per year. More than 50 ...
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U.S. Embassy Sponsors Professional Development Seminar for English Teachers in Turkmenistan

The U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan held a two-day professional development seminar for English teachers May 20-21, 2017 at Magtymguly Turkmen State University. Three English Language Fellows led the seminar and shared their teaching experiences and methodology with 100 participants from throughout the country. Participants included university ...
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Classical Across Cultures: American Music Teachers Train and Perform with 200 Turkmen Musicians

Ashgabat, December 15, 2016 – Four classically-trained American musicians and music teachers, Derek Beckvold, Kim Mai Nguyen, Peter Thoreson, and Avery Waite will visit Ashgabat December 14-24, 2016, to train students from the National Conservatory of Turkmenistan and perform a holiday concert. The teachers will hold workshops for students and staff from the classical, vocal, ...
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The U.S. Embassy Hosts Close-Out Event for English Language Graduates

The U.S. Embassy conducted a closing ceremony for the tenth round of the U.S. Government-funded English Language Training (ELT) program for local law enforcement professionals on September 30, 2016. The ceremony took place at the Training Center of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan. Over 50 professionals from nine different ministries and agencies participated in ...
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United States supports Turkmenistan’s law enforcement officials with English language training

On October 30, 2015, the U.S. Embassy conducted a closing ceremony for the ninth round of the U.S. Government-funded English Language Training (ELT) program for Government of Turkmenistan law enforcement professionals. The ceremony took place at the Training Center of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan. Over 50 Government of Turkmenistan law enforcement professionals, from ...
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