Package Discount: "STEM, Cap Gap and more! Oh my!" and "Hot and Sticky F-1 Topics Right from the Oven!"
Date: December 5, 2019
November 22, 2019 12:00 pm
Workshop packages offer the most affordable registration fee available.
BUY ONE PACKAGE DISCOUNT AND GET HALF OFF ANOTHER ONE!
PLEASE NOTE: These workshops require sufficient registration to run. Please do not make non-refundable arrangements until they are confirmed November 19th!
STEM, Cap Gap, and more! Oh my!
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET
Join us for a thorough look at the STEM OPT application process, timelines to keep in mind, travel issues, and more. We will also discuss the Cap Gap Extension and the transition to H-1B. This is an F-1 intermediate/advanced workshop.
Presenter: Gwyneth A. Smith, Associate Director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Senior Trainer, IETS
Hot and Sticky F-1 Topics Right from the Oven!
Time: 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. ET
This is the workshop you experienced DSOs have asked us to do! We are going to discuss the hottest issues in the field and what to do about them at your schools such as: SEVP's new Policy Guidance: Practical Training- Determining a Direct Relationship Between Employment and a Student's Major Area of Study, Developing Institutional Standards for Curricular Practical Training, Advising Students about Unlawful Presence and more!
Presenters: June Sadowski-Devarez, President of IETS and Helen Leonard, Assistant Director, Office of Global Services, New York University and Director of Advanced F-1 Practice, IETS
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.