Managing the International Student and Scholar Office: The Nuts and Bolts of Being a Virtuoso ISA
Date: April 19, 2018
April 4, 2018 11:00 pm
Early Bird Discount ends March 30th.
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop requires sufficient registration to run! Please do not make any non-refundable travel arrangements until it is confirmed on April 4th.
Here are the tools you need to manage an international student and scholar office! Whether you are a beginner or advanced professional, you will benefit from the insights presented by two seasoned managers of international offices. Topics, rarely presented at conferences, will include: staffing, technology, and budgeting, as well as, approaches to office advising thought within the institutional and office culture.
Other topics to be covered:
Batch vs RTI based on vendors, such as ISSM/TerraDotta/Synapse
Organizational and Office structure
Policy development (Regulations vs. SEVP Guidance)
Council for the Advancement of Standards for International Student Programs and Services
Presenters:Sal Longarino, Director, Office of International Services, Fordham University and Director of J-1 Training, IETS, and Helen Leonard, Assistant Director of Admitted Student Services, New York University
June, President, brings more than 30 years of experience to IETS with a specialty in federal regulations pertaining to F-1 students and compliance issues for higher education. She specializes in simplifying complex immigration regulations, policies and procedures for practical application in academic settings. In 1988, while serving as Assistant Dean/Director of International Student and Scholar Services at St. John's University, June identified the need for resources and training for administrators in her position. She founded IETS in 1990 to fill this need for international educators and to improve the delivery of services in the profession. June holds a Master of Arts degree in Student Personnel Administration in Higher and Adult Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.