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February 16, 2017

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Sant'Anna Institute

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In this Issue:

2015-2016 Annual Report

The Forum’s 2015-16 Annual Report is now available online! Learn about The Forum’s many activities, initiatives and accomplishments.
View the Annual Report

Has Your Institution Had a Specific Education Abroad Student Affected by the Travel Ban Executive Order?

We appreciate your poll participation. If you have individual stories on students affected by the travel ban, please share them with The Forum. We will continue to gather your comments and stories. If you have colleagues who would like to complete future polls, please invite them to subscribe to the Forum News.
Welcome New Members:

The Forum welcomes the following institutional members committed to the Standards of Good Practice:

KCP International Japanese
     Language School

Watson Foundation

Interested in membership:
Join The Forum

13th Annual Conference: Discounted Hotel Rates
Expire Soon!

The conference hotel is almost full! The Forum has arranged discounted group rates at three other area hotels, which will expire at the end of February. Please visit the conference webpage for more information on these options.

Meet with Forum President at the Annual Conference

Are you interested in meeting with Forum President and CEO Brian Whalen at the Annual Conference?  If you would like to meet to chat about anything related to The Forum and/or the field of education abroad, contact Nadine Perez at to schedule an appointment.

Forum Represented at 2017 Study Abroad Conference at Rice University

Amelia Dietrich attended the 2017 Study Abroad Conference “Understanding the Study Abroad Experience” at the Center for Language and Intercultural Communication at Rice University last week. Dietrich presented the poster “Current Trends in Study Abroad Research,” promoting Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, and encouraged language researchers to engage more deeply with professionals in the field of education abroad and to consider the practical implications of their work.

Resources for Your Week:
Seeking Employment Opportunities? Hiring?

Visit ForumJobs, The Forum’s job board. All postings are publicly available to job seekers, but posting your open positions is a Forum member benefit.
If you’re in the market for an internship or an intern, consider joining The Forum Internship Connection. This LinkedIn group was created to help graduate students find internships in education abroad and help Forum member institutions to identify eager interns.

Upcoming Workshops

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
New York University, New York, NY
From A to Z: Developing an Assessment Plan to Promote Student Learning & Development  

Friday, March 3, 2017
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Health, Safety, Security & Risk Management (Standard 8)
Student Selection, Preparation, Code of Conduct & Returning Support (Standards 4 & 5)

Friday, April 7, 2017
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Student Learning, Development and Academic Framework (Standards 2 and 3)
Student Selection, Preparation, Code of Conduct & Returning Support (Standards 4 & 5)  

Friday, April 21, 2017
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Focus on Standard 8: Crafting Emergency Action Plans and Protocols

Dates and Deadlines:

Friday, February 24: Regular registration deadline for 13th Annual Conference
Wednesday, March 1: Forum Workshop in New York, NY
Friday, March 3: Standards Workshops in Columbia, SC
Tuesday, March 28 - Wednesday, March 29: Pre-Conference Workshops in Seattle
Wednesday, March 29 - Friday, March 31: 13th Annual Forum Conference in Seattle
Friday, April 7: Standards Workshops in Bethlehem, PA
Friday, April 7: Deadline to apply for Accelerated Residency in Champaign, IL
Friday, April 21: Forum Workshop in Louisville, KY
Friday, April 21: Deadline to apply for Accelerated Residency in Carlisle, PA
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