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About: Mary Ellen Schuster

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As a Program Assistant for Young AmeriTowne and International Towne, I enable each student to have a fabulous, fun, and educational experience when they are in Towne.

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    Tales from Towne: A Teaching Partnership

    By: Mary Ellen Schuster Published: September 25th, 2014
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    A partnership between Young AmeriTowne and Metro State University of Denver has been developing for several years now. Many students attending MSU Denver to study education are given the opportunity to receive credit hours by taking one day to visit… Read the rest


    Tales from Towne: Purchasing Online

    By: Mary Ellen Schuster Published: August 21st, 2014
    A Young AmeriTowne citizen purchases customized dog tags at a kiosk in Towne.

    Nowadays, it’s as easy as 1-2-3 to make a purchase. There is no need to get up off of your couch to make that happen!  With the simple click of a mouse, items can be selected and stored in an… Read the rest


    Tales from Towne: Planting the Seed

    By: Mary Ellen Schuster Published: June 26th, 2014
    Will this girl grow up and want to be a doctor?

    At ten years old, a youngster likely does not have the faintest idea about what he or she wants to be when grown up.  Of course, it is not expected that a fifth grader has insight into his or her… Read the rest


    Tales From Towne: Donation Station

    By: Mary Ellen Schuster Published: May 12th, 2014
    Nevaeh Pflipsen shares her experience as the Community Relations Director.

    In the middle of Young AmeriTowne sits a large setup that is important to all seventeen shops and every citizen. This station does not have hired employees, nor does it sell any products. Yet, it is a crucial element of… Read the rest