NAFSA Secondary School Assembly

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2019 Proposals

MAY 31 - JUNE 1, 2018

International education spans a wide and growing professional community, which includes colleagues engaged in secondary education. These schools have expanded overseas programs, recruited and enrolled international students, and integrated global learning within their curriculum. NAFSA is proud to support this exciting development in the field.

At NAFSA’s Secondary School Assembly, you can become informed and connected to this growing community and access resources focused on international education for secondary schools. Participants will:

  • Gain insights into the latest trends in international education and exchange
  • Learn how to integrate best practices into your school’s or organization’s future programming
  • Meet with new partners who can help improve and expand your program offerings
  • Learn about regulatory protocols that may impact your current and future students
  • Build a network of peers and experienced practitioners from across the world


Registration includes:

  • Two-day access to the NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
  • Special breakfast and orientation
  • Concurrent sessions and poster fairs focused on student visas, recruitment and admissions, and overseas programs for high school students
  • NAFSA Expo Hall
  • Thursday and Friday plenary sessions
  • NAFSA 2018 Closing Celebration
  • Choice of one, half-day workshop:
    F-1 Advising: Secondary Schools or
    Health and Safety Management for Secondary School Programs Abroad (new)


Workshop included.

NAFSA Member: $399
Nonmember: $499


Thursday, May 31
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Orientation
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. F-1 Advising: Secondary Students Workshop or
Health and Safety Management for Secondary School Programs Abroad
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dedicated Expo Hall Time
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions and Open Meetings
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Poster Fairs
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions and Open Meetings
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday Plenary Address
Friday, June 1
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions and Open Meetings
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Technology Fair
Presenters demonstrate how the latest online tools and technology solutions can enable international educators and their institutions to increase efficiency and virtually engage their students.
10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions and Open Meetings
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Plenary Address
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Special Event: Closing Celebration for NAFSA 2018
Special meet-up for Secondary School Assembly participants

NAFSA thanks Education New Zealand for their generous support of the Secondary School Assembly.
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