Event Date Event Time Registration Deadline Registration
May 6, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Registration Closed

Become an Exceptional International Education Manager

The NAFSA Management Development Program (MDP) is the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education (IE) professionals. Join us for this virtual e-Management Development Program.

  • Become an Effective Manager in International Education
  • Develop the Expert Skills You Need
  • Interactive, Self-paced Format With Trainers and Peers

Over the course of this comprehensive program, participants will learn about the key skills needed to become a more efficient and effective international education manager. NAFSA’s MDP follows a flipped classroom model. Online modules will be assigned as pre-work for each virtual live session. Participants should come prepared to each live session to engage in an interactive discussion with fellow participants and eMDP Trainers.

May 2022 Cohort live session dates (each session will take place 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. EDT)

May 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31*

* Note: The final optional session will be held in Denver, Colorado USA at the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo.

Registration closed on April 30, 2022 for this special program.
MDP Curriculum
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Machelle Allman

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University of Washington - Bothell
Academy Coach, Region I
Machelle has devoted her entire professional career of over 20 years to international education. After five years in international admissions, she switched focus to international student advising and has served students in private colleges, community colleges, and large and small public research...

Emily Brew

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State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration
MDP Trainer
Emily (Quackenbush) Brew is the International Student and Scholar Services Manager within the Office of Global Affairs at the State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration. Her responsibilities include providing nonimmigrant visa and immigration advice and referral for SUNY campuses as...

Parinaz Zartoshty

San Jose State University
KC Teaching, Learning & Scholarship and KC International Education Leadership, Region XII
Parinaz Zartoshty is the Director of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) and Interim Director of Study Abroad and Away (SAA) at San Jose State University (SJSU). She is responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the ISSS and SAA departments. Parinaz entered the field of...


“… (eMDP) gave me practical strategies that I can implement immediately and provided a holistic context of leadership/managing.”

- Participant, eMDP 2021