2010 National School Conference on International Youth Exchange


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CSIET is pleased to announce that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction have come together with CSIET to co-sponsor the 3rd Annual National School Conference on International Youth Exchange on February 19-20, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Charlotte Marriott City Center. This gathering will provide a forum on a wide range of topics related to international youth exchange and will present a unique opportunity for school leaders, educators and administrators to meet and network with school colleagues and leaders of various youth exchange programs.

Who Should Attend This Conference?

International education and exchange advocates, school administrators and educators, including principals and assistant principals, guidance counselors, and foreign language and social studies teachers, are invited to learn, share, and discuss about topics related to international youth exchange.

Why Should I Participate?

  • INTERNATIONALIZE your school community
  • LEARN how exchange programs operate and how to work with them
  • IMPROVE the quality of youth exchange in your school
  • STRENGTHEN your network with school colleagues working in youth exchange
  • PROMOTE global education through best strategies and practices

This years National School Conference will include informative sessions that include the following topics: Nuts & Bolts of Exchange Programs, School to School Exchanges, Trouble-Shooting for School Administrators, F-1 and J-1 Visas, and other valuable tools to make the most out of an exchange experience for the students, teachers and school communities. Additionally, a pre-cursor Study Abroad/International student career fair is scheduled for the morning of Friday, February 19, 2010.

CSIET members receive a discounted registration fee. The application deadline is Friday, January 22, 2010. The late fee for registering after this date is $25.

Exhibiting at the CSIET National School Conference provides an opportunity for CSIET Members to learn of new products and programs and to develop useful contacts. CSIET Corporate Partners receive discounted exhibitor registration rates as well. To learn more about becoming a CSIET Corporate partner, please click here: CSIET Corporate Partner.

CSIET encourages organizations and members to sponsor an event or place an advertisement in the conference program. All financial contributions will be listed in the conference program as well as recognized at the welcome reception. Organizations who sponsor an event will receive a full-page advertisement to be included in the Conference program (savings of $400). To learn more about the different ways to contribute, please click here: Sponsor Form.

Please contact the CSIET office with any questions at 703-739-9050 or e-mail Beth Oliver at boliver@csiet.org..