The 2019 CSIET Conference Planning Committee is seeking proposals from those interested in presenting a session or roundtable discussion at our annual conference in Orlando, Florida.

2019 Annual Conference Theme: Stewardship & Guiding the Student Experience

CSIET’s Purpose: To cultivate excellence, to facilitate a spirit of cooperation and support, and to help ensure safety and value for international exchange students, secondary schools and natural parents.

The Audience: Each fall, the CSIET Annual Conference provides a unique networking and learning opportunity for representatives from international youth exchange programs, secondary private and public schools, athletics associations, governmental institutions (including the US Department of State and Department of Homeland Security), and more.

Session Topics: Presentations can fall under one or more of the streams below for high schools international student programming:

J-1 Visa Exchange Programs  |  F-1 Visa Programs  |  School and District Programming  |  Overseas agencies

Examples of relevant, timely topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cross-cultural communications
  • Exchange program management & supporting international students
  • Toolkits for high school administrators working with international exchange programs
  • F-1 programs in a boarding environment
  • Recruiting practices
  • Services & resources for international student programs

Click here for a full list of past conferences with agendas and session topics.

Session Formats: 60-75-minute Plenary, Concurrent, Round-table or Panel Discussion & 30-50 Minute Preconference

Submission Deadline: May 17, 2019