Region XII

NAFSA Region XII is one of NAFSA's 11 geographic regions. Each region is governed by an elected chair and a team of representatives from the various NAFSA professional sections and educator groups.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a member organization promoting international education and providing professional development opportunities to the field. NAFSA is constantly working to raise awareness of and support for the contributions of international education and exchange to U.S. leadership, security, and competitiveness.

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The Region XII Team welcomes you to NAFSA!

2014 Region XII Conference

A Huge Success!
With about 870 attendees and over 70 exhibitors, the Bi-Regional in Portland,Oregon was a great success and the biggest Bi-Regional in NAFSA history!

Check out all the great sessions.

Now get ready to spend time in a tropical paradise as the 2015 Region XII Conference will be held at the beautiful Hilton Hawaiian Village October 26-30, 2015 on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Information about the 2015 conference will come out after the holidays but save the date and start looking at airfare! Aloha!

Future Conferences

  • 2015 - Oct. 26-30 Oahu, Hawaii
  • 2016 - Oct. 31-Nov.4 Palm Springs, CA
  • 2017 - Oct. 23-Oct. 27 Sacramento, CA


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Region XII is organized into four geographic districts:


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