North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Justin Aromin is a high school history teacher at North Smithfield High School in North Smithfield, Rhode Island. His primary instruction focuses on American civics and international policy. Justin has participated in numerous Choices-related conferences and has been a major advocate of the program. He developed a class specifically utilizing only Choices Program materials called Choices in the Global Perspective. This class is designed to engage and prompt secondary students to address and respond to both current and historical international issues as well as to prepare students to address these issues through various, diverse formats of civic engagement. The class surveys international challenges to human rights, highlights major examples/case studies of relationships with regard to American foreign relations, and addresses social, economic, and political realities of globalization. Justin received a B.A. in History from Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island.