Become an Academy Coach


Applications are now being accepted for the Chair/Chair Designate position!

The Academy for International Education is a yearlong professional development program designed to provide newcomers with an introduction to the field of international education and those more experienced with an opportunity to broaden their perspectives. Experienced international educators serve as coaches and guide the learning of a cohort of up to six Academy trainees.

Applications for Academy Coaches will open on April 1.

Note: You must be a NAFSA member to serve as a coach for the NAFSA Academy.

An Interview with an Academy Coach

Rendy SchraderRendy Schrader
Director of International Student and Scholar Advising
Indiana University

Rendy Schrader shares her experience of being an Academy Coach and offers advice to new, incoming coaches. Read her interview.