News & Events

YES Student Ready To Go On Their Exchange Program

On August 16th, Chargé d’affairs TimPounds and Public Affairs Officer Tom Tanner congratulated 15 students on being selected to participate in the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program. The YES program is a fully-funded program that offers secondary school students the opportunity to spend one academic year in the United States. Recipients will live with host ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The United States strongly condemns today’s bomb attack on a police vehicle in Sitra that killed at least two police officers and injured several others. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the slain officers. Our hearts go out to those who will find themselves in mourning as a result ...
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English Language Teachers Summer Camp

English Language Specialist Mindy Visser conducted a two-week intensive teacher training program for English Language teachers at the Ministry of Education in Bahrain.  Throughout the program, participants explored techniques for vocabulary development, building strong readers, and developing reading materials for the classroom.  Ms. Visser focused on the value of extensive reading for developing reading fluency ...
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English Classes for Library Staff

On June 30th, twenty-five members of the library services and management staff at the Isa Cultural Center and National Library took part in a ceremony marking their participation in a course taught by English Language Fellow, Daniel Hatfield.  U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, William V. Roebuck, honored the participants, who successfully completed the two-month program focusing on ...
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