Upcoming Events for Advisors

We invite you to join us for one of our upcoming opportunities to connect around topics facing the education abroad community. Please feel free to share these events with academic advisors or others who inform and influence students’ education abroad decisions, as we’d love to include their voices in the conversation. We hope to see you there!

All sessions are listed in Central Time. Be sure to update the time zone on your Zoom registration to match yours.


Connect with us at NAFSA

Tuesday, June 1 - Friday, June 4, 2021

Our team is looking forward to engaging, sharing, and learning with our peers in the higher education community throughout the conference.

We invite you to stop by our virtual exhibitor booth to connect with us. We'll be there with our colleagues from WorldStrides Custom Programs and The Education Abroad Network under "WorldStrides Higher Education."

We can't wait to see you!


ISA & TEAN Virtual Site Visit to South Korea

Live Event: Friday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (CT)

 

ISA and TEAN are pleased to announce dates for our upcoming Virtual Site Visit to Seoul and Busan, South Korea taking place June 7–11, 2021.

All participants will be granted access to ISA/TEAN co-curricular resources on Schoology on Monday, June 7th. During the days leading up to the live session, participants will virtually tour South Korea via themed, interactive activities accompanied by videos our staff has produced to familiarize you with Korean culture.

The site visit will conclude with a live Zoom session on Friday, June 11, during which participants will meet and direct their questions to our on-site staff, members of our operations oversight and enrollment teams, and a few former students. 

Register by 12 p.m. (CT) on June 4 to reserve your spot in this complimentary event. 



2021 Global Internship Conference: Closing the Skills Gap for All Students

Thursday, June 17 at 11 a.m. (CT)

 

Join us to learn more about the components of remote internships that enhance employability and workforce readiness, as well as address accessibility by opening doors to a diverse set of students who would otherwise be unable to participate in an international internship.

Session Presenters

  • Deborah Morrison, ISA by WorldStrides
  • Emma Lazor, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Mara Huber, University of Buffalo
The Global Internship Conference is being held virtually and is free to attend, but registration is required.



Tech Tools & Advising Resources with TEAN

Tuesday, June 22 from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CT)

includes 30-minute break

 

New to working with TEAN? Join us to learn about TEAN’s online resources provided to make your work easier.

The session will cover:

  • Student and advisor portal information
  • Important student status definitions
  • Popular academic support resources
  • Funding and scholarship details
  • Student identity and support information

The event will feature a step-by-step demonstration of all the tools you can use in your advising practices, as well as leave time for questions.




NAFSA VI Regional Conference: Case Studies: Supporting Students with Disabilities

Wednesday, June 23 at 10 a.m. (CT)

Join ISA and TEAN’s Accessibility Team for a guided session of case studies about students with disabilities and various accommodation needs for their programs abroad. This session is intended as an introduction to supporting students with disabilities and working with a provider to request accommodations. All are welcome to come and learn!

Session Presenters

  • Sarah Warren, ISA by WorldStrides
  • Jillian Madden, University of Kentucky
NAFSA VI Regional Conference is being held virtually and is free to attend, but registration is required.




NAFSA VI Regional Conference: Engaging Esports: Integrating into the Subculture and Innovating Inclusive Programming

Thursday, June 24 at 11 a.m. (CT)

No matter where your campus is located, your students are interested in esports. University of Kentucky & ISA have created a first-of-its-kind program to connect students to the esports industry abroad. Join us for this session to hear about the program development and lessons learned along the way.

Session Presenters

  • Sarah Warren, ISA by WorldStrides
  • Susan Meredith, University of Kentucky
NAFSA VI Regional Conference is being held virtually and is free to attend, but registration is required.