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Nadine with her host family
January 24, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the winner of apex PROaupair’s 2019 Professional Au Pair of the Year contest:  Nadine Hahnau, a Pre-School & Kindergarten Teacher and graduate of Rhein-Maas College in Kempen, Germany.  Read on to discover why Nadine is the 2019 winner!“It warmed our hearts to see how quickly she got along with Leni [...] Read More »

March 09, 2018

PROaupair was established to provide a professional  opportunity for young social care workers while also helping families find specialized childcare. But these women and men are coming from Europe, where the education and job titles are a bit different then in America. So how can you tell which professional skills you need for your family? [...] Read More »

February 15, 2018

We are so proud of Julia and her dedication to her host family and her host child. Julia earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the Catholic University of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia in Cologne, Germany. Julia was nominated by the Ebinger family. Read her host family’s nomination letter below:“This is a nomination letter that is [...] Read More »

February 06, 2018

 Runner-Up for the Professional Au Pair of the Year AwardIt can be hard to find just one, of all the exceptional women and men in our program, to become our PROaupair of the Year! We want to highlight all of those deserving of the award, and take a moment to appreciate their professionalism and dedication to [...] Read More »

January 31, 2018

by Klara Maria Breitkopf, Social Work Graduate from the Catholic University of Applied Sciences in NRW, Germany“Why is your Host Family the Host Family of the Year?” When I got the email with this question I asked myself how I should express that in less than 800 words.Rick and Katie Halberg are two remarkable people [...] Read More »

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