NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference Program - 34
MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
NAFSA SIGNATURE PROGRAM
Management Development Program (Day 2) $
Throughout this three-day program, you will assess
your leadership style and learn how to best
support your staff. Learn how to manage change,
conduct an environmental scan of external factors
affecting international education, and develop
strategies to build continued support for your
program. Learn more at www.nafsa.org/mdp.
Please note that registrants for this program are
expected to attend all three days.
F-1 Student Advising for Beginners (ISSS) $
Learn how to handle the most common requests
made of new U.S. Designated School Officials
(DSOs). Topics covered include issuing I-20s,
maintaining status, employment, practical training,
travel and reentry, and program extensions. SEVIS
is discussed in relation to international student
advising practices and procedures.
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
F-1 Student Advising: Intermediate (ISSS) $
Discuss the gray areas of F-1 advising and explore
the nuances of more complex issues regarding
maintenance of status, travel and reentry,
employment and STEM OPT, change of status,
and reinstatement. Designed for experienced
international student advisers.
Assessment and Evaluation for International
Educators (TLS) $
Develop a solid foundation for implementing
assessment and evaluation for your international
education programs. Applying best practices
of survey design, focus group, and interview
protocols, participants develop an assessment to
meet the growing institutional demands for datainformed decisions.
Filing Academic H-1B Petitions (ISSS) $
Filing academic H-1B petitions requires
coordination among the prospective employee,
the hiring department, and government agencies.
Participants prepare a sample H-1B petition and
gather and examine sources of information,
reference sources of authority, determine the
wage, prepare forms for submission, and build an
Collaborative Approaches to Developing
Faculty-Led Programs (EA) $
With a focus on short-term, faculty-led programs,
this workshop provides tools for creating successful
partnerships between education abroad
professionals and faculty on proposals, budgets,
planning, orientations, and assessment. Improve
communications and uncover ways to view the
process from multiple perspectives.
J-1 Advising: Intermediate (ISSS) $
Address topics such as eligibility, the bars, prearrival and orientation, 212(e), employment, issues
around transitions, and working with dependents.
Focus on the most common J categories in higher
education. Basic procedural training, the trainee
category, or foreign medical graduates are
not covered. Participants should have working
knowledge and understanding of immigration and
J-1 visa regulations and procedures.
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
NAFSA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO