Pop quiz: What do the following topics have in common?
- "Is this really a Chinese credential?"
- Data privacy regulations in the United States, Canada, and for EU citizens
- "Is this university recognized?" An introduction to best practices in determining institutional recognition status
- Round Pegs, Square Holes, and Understanding Different Credential Evaluation Philosophies
- AACRAO Cuba Project Presents: Secondary and Postsecondary Education in Cuba
- Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations: Who Is Doing What and How?
Answer: The above are all sessions that AACRAO International (AI) staff presented at the recent TAICEP (The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals) conference in Philadelphia, PA.
Early in October, AI staff headed north to Philly. They attended the fourth annual conference of TAICEP – The Association of International Credential Evaluation Professionals. TAICEP is an association formed to serve the needs of international admissions officers and international credential evaluators around the world. AACRAO is a charter member of TAICEP and the two associations continue to collaborate closely for the good of both their member populations.
Julia Funaki held two sessions: Data Privacy and Is This Really a Chinese Credential? She collaborated with LesLee Clauson Eicher on Data Privacy, and with Annetta Stroud on Is This Really a Chinese Credential. LesLee Clauson Eicher (TAICEP’s current President) also presented solo on Is This University Recognized? Annetta Stroud teamed up with ECE’s Amy Ullrich on Vulnerable Populations. Melanie Gottlieb presented three sessions: two on the AACRAO Cuba Project and a session on Credential Evaluation Philosophies in collaboration with Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert of ACEI and AICE.