Region VII

Welcome to Region VII! Region VII comprises seven southeastern U.S. states along with our friends and colleagues in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Registration for the Alabama Association of International Educators (AAIE) conference is now open! The AAIE Conference will be held April 10th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Trojan Center on the Troy University campus.

The fee for the one day conference is $35 and it will include a light breakfast and lunch. The deadline for early registration is March 21st.

Download the registration form. (31kb Icon DOC 16)

Our plenary speaker for the conference will be an attorney from WARE/Gasparian (David Ware or Kathleen Gasparian)

Examples of some the sessions that will be offered:

  • F-1 Basic
  • F-1 Intermediate
  • Basic J-1 visa
  • Roundtable for Current Issues regarding H-1B, J-1 and other employment categories
  • Social Media
  • Intercultural Exchange and International Students: balancing cultural exchange, communication and expectation

We are looking for somebody to present on the following topics: recertification, recruitment, and challenges faced by high school advisor/community college advisor. Download the session proposal form. (22kb Icon DOC 16) The deadline for session proposals is March 8th.

Directions & Accomodations

View directions to the Trojan Center on Troy University campus.

Parking is free and is available next to the Trojan Center. We will send you a parking permit to use for on-campus parking, after you register.

If you are planning on coming to Troy the night before the conference, there are a number of local hotels. For the Hampton Inn, the rate is $96 + tax if you mention you are with Troy University.

Travel Grants

Please consider applying for our Travel Grant. This is a grant for first time attenders. Download the Travel Grant form. (27kb Icon DOC 16) The deadline for Travel Grant applications is March 21st.