Focus Track on Education Abroad Strategy and Policy

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2019 Proposals

Wednesday, May 30 to Friday, June 1 until 11:15 a.m. is your time for professional development at NAFSA 2018 in Philadelphia. During these times, the annual conference schedule includes a special focus track tailored to professionals who are engaged with education abroad strategy and policy.

Wednesday, May 30

  • Using Growth Mindset as a Tool for Student Development in Education Abroad
  • Using Comparative Data to Enhance Learning Abroad Strategies
  • Infusing Diversity into Education Abroad Office Work Culture
  • Open Dialogue: Senior Strategy, Policy, and Fortune Telling in Education Abroad

Thursday, May 31

  • Partnering With Education Abroad Providers to Move Diversity Initiatives Forward
  • Fear Management in Education Abroad: Methods for Effective Crisis Communication
  • Leading Institutional Climate Change for Inclusive Excellence (IEL)

Friday, June 1

  • Defining and Assessing Social Responsibility as an Education Abroad Outcome
  • Education Abroad Shark Tank: Manage Your Office Like an Entrepreneur
  • International Perspectives on Preparing and Supporting U.S. Students for Education Abroad
  • Promoting Inclusion in International Education in a Climate of Exclusion (IEL)

Other Offerings of Special Interest

  • Workshop: Leading in Times of Crisis and Success: Critical Communication Strategies for International Education Leaders, May 28
  • Workshop: Innovative Practices in Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), May 28
  • New time: Education Abroad Knowledge Community Update, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m., May 28