International Student Advising: Tricks of the F-1 Trade
Date: April 19, 2018
April 4, 2018 11:00 pm
Workshop level: Intermediate to Advanced
Early Bird pricing 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.
How do you handle difficult advising scenarios where there are no clear cut answers? Do you have cases with USCIS requesting RFEs or Denials that seem incorrect? How do you address I-515 corrections that aren't resolved? What do you do when departments misadvise students? Come to this workshop to learn how to handle advanced problems and bring your toughest scenarios and we will point you toward the right path!
Presenter:Helen Leonard, Assistant Director of Admitted Student Services, New York University and NAFSA Region X Chair-Elect
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.