Other Publications

Model School Policy

The CSIET Model School Policy was developed with valuable input from individual high school administrators, exchange program managers, and national advocates for youth exchange. These suggested guiding principles will provide a foundation for local school policies and encourage every U.S. school to engage in international youth exchange programs.

Guidelines for Short-Term Programs

These guidelines are intended for consideration for both inbound and outbound youth exchange programs whose in-country duration is generally eight weeks or less. For programs of longer duration, please refer to CSIET Standards for Long -Term Programs.

Outbound Model School Policy on International Student Exchange

CSIET’s School Outreach Working Group created the Outbound Model School Policy on International Student Exchange to help schools design policy on American students traveling abroad.

Administrating Youth Exchange Guide

The Administering Youth Exchange Guide is a resource tool for U.S. high schools that work or are interested in working with international youth exchange programs. This publication is intended to help school administrators better understand how exchange programs operate and how to make the most of these international educational experiences.

ECA Evaluation of the Youth Exchange and Study Program

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs final report from a four-year evaluation of the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program.

Hosting Motivation and Satisfaction Survey – 2006-07

Feedback from 2006-07 Long-Term Exchange Students, Host Families, and Host Schools.