Trainer Corps recognizes and celebrates our volunteer member leaders as not only subject matter experts in international education, but also as outstanding teachers and model trainers for our field.

Parinaz Zartoshty

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San Jose State University
Parinaz Zartoshty is the director of international student and scholar services at San Jose State University. Besides managing the staff and office and providing regulatory guidance, she is also actively involved in intercultural training for staff and faculty on campus. Parinaz received her...

Susan Lochner Atkinson

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Susan Lochner Atkinson is the associate director for advising at International Academic Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has also worked in education abroad at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the University of Minnesota. Atkinson has been active in NAFSA for over 15...

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The NAFSA Trainer Corps is made up of approximately 400 member volunteers who develop, deliver, and maintain the NAFSA Core Education Program (CEP) curriculum and materials.

New and renewing Trainer Corps members can apply now through early-January 2020.