The F.K. Bemis International Center is the hub of all international activity on campus, and is home to Language Services & Community Outreach.

Flying Start Travel Workshop: Mexico

Instructor: Jeff Gumz

Discover the friendly people, ancient ruins and hot deserts of Mexico! 

Learn basic Spanish travel vocabulary and about customs specific to the country from native speakers and regional experts.

About the Instructor
Jeff grew up in rural north central Wisconsin and graduated from Colby High School in 1988. He graduated from UW Oshkosh in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in psychology, and a minor in Spanish. He spent 1992-1994 in the cloud forests of eastern Ecuador working with sheep and guinea pig farmers as a Peace Corps volunteer. He taught ESL and Spanish in Haysville, Kansas, while earning a master's degree in education from Wichita State University from 1995-1999. He has taught Spanish for NWTC in Green Bay and St. Norbert College. He's been a teacher at historic Green Bay East High since 1999, where he began as a bilingual social studies teacher. Currently, he teaches government/economics, psychology and AP psychology. In his free time, Jeff enjoys reading, taking long walks and visiting his wife’s family in México. Jeff resides in the town of Scott with his wife and two sons.