int'l Trainings & Workshops

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2 Day Intensive: Foreign Credential Evaluation Workshop

November 10 & 11, 2018
Marriott Washington Wardman Park—Washington, DC


This intensive workshop will cover best industry practices of foreign credential evaluation and its application in undergraduate and graduate admission. Experts in the field will lead a two-day crash course covering the basics of foreign credential evaluation, selected educational systems based on the U.S. and British systems, and how to recognize credentials from the top sending countries, with a special focus on the evaluation of credentials from China and India. Through detailed hands-on practice evaluating authentic foreign credentials in a collaborative environment, attendees will demonstrate the capability of determining credential comparability and admission eligibility.

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Winter Institute for International Transfer Credit 

February 4-7, 2019 ~ Save the Date!
Hyatt Centric—Arlington, VA

 

The Winter Institute for International Transfer Credit is a four-day intensive workshop designed for individuals who work with international educational records, in admissions or study-abroad, for the possibility of transfer credit from international institutions. This workshop will focus on the determination and calculation of acceptable and applicable transfer credit from study taken outside the U.S. Over the course of the four day training, participants will apply best industry practices to transfer credit from international undergraduate, graduate and short term/ exchange programs from top-sending countries through hands-on evaluation of authentic international records and credentials.

 

 

The Summer Institute for International Admissions 

July 15-19, 2019
The Hyatt Centric—Arlington, VA


Summer Institute for International Admissions will teach best industry practices for the evaluation of foreign credentials and its application on the job. Attendees will gain a thorough knowledge base of educational systems around the world. Detailed hands-on practice evaluating authentic foreign credentials in a collaborative environment will allow participants to demonstrate the capability of determining credential comparability and admission eligibility.

2 Day Intensive: International Transfer Credit Workshop

July 7 & 8, 2018

Hyatt Regency—Minneapolis, MN


This two-day crash course is designed for individuals who work with international educational records, in admissions or study-abroad, for the possibility of transfer credit from international institutions. This workshop will focus on the determination and calculation of acceptable and applicable transfer credit from study taken outside the U.S. Participants will apply best industry practices to transfer credit from international undergraduate, graduate and short term/ exchange programs from selected top-sending countries through hands-on evaluation of authentic international records and credentials.

 

Baden-Württemberg Seminar

October 20-27, 2018
Konstanz, Germany


A delegation of 14 AACRAO and/or NAFSA members will be invited to attend a seminar on German-American educational exchange. The seminar will focus on the German educational system, German-American academic equivalencies, and student exchange between Germany and the U.S. Lectures and discussions will be complemented by visits to secondary and tertiary educational institutions in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

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On-Site Training

New international admissions staff? New international office? New recruiting efforts resulting in applicants from countries your staff is not familiar with evaluating? Budget not allowing you to send all your staff to off-site trainings? AACRAO International On-Site Training offers a unique opportunity to train your staff at your institution, with programming tailored to the specific needs of your group. From undergraduate admissions to graduate admissions, best practices for transfer credit and for short-term programs, to compliance and record keeping,  AACRAO International has the tools to further develop your professionals. Contact us at international@aacrao.org to discuss the best way that AACRAO International can aid in the continuing professional development of your staff.

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