Foreign Exchange Program


Elisabeth Dalke

IFYE 2023 Outbound Elisabeth Dalke

IFYE 2023 Outbound Elisabeth Dalke

South Dakota to Austria (Summer)

Current Status/Future Goals:

  • Currently, a paraprofessional working with students ages 5-17. 
  • Seeking a degree in elementary education with a minor in special education. 
  • Would ultimately like to establish and manage a summer camp for children and young adults.

Previous International Experience(s): 

  • Tourist travel to Mexico and Italy.
  • Track & Field competitor in Australia.

Ag-Related Experience(s): 

  • 4-H member with projects in livestock.

Other Experience(s): 

  • 4-H member with projects in baked goods, arts and crafts, and photography.
  • Multi-year member, Counselor, and Alumni State Board member of North Dakota Leadership Seminar.
  • Member of Birkelo Leadership Program.
  • President of Politically Active College Students.
  • State FCCLA competitor for three years.


  • Writing, reading
  • Photography
  • Travel

Click the video play button below to meet IFYE 2023 Outbound Representative, Elisabeth Dalke as she shares her family background, international travel experiences, education, and new teaching position. Elisabeth also tells Melissa Haberstroh, IFYE National Program Director what excites her the most about her upcoming adventure to Austria!

Return to the main page to meet the other IFYE 2023 Outbounds.