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International Educators

Monthly Meetings

All membership meetings take place on the
second Tuesday of each month at:

Berkeley College

2nd Floor, Room B203

12 E 41st St (not on 43rd street)

New York, NY 10017

Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 

About the membership meetings:

Membership meetings offer professional development and peer support to One To World's members in the greater New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. These meetings constitute the single most valuable forum in the NY metropolitan area for international educators to exchange ideas, share best practices, and network with colleagues.

The first hour consists of a discussion of immigration-related issues with Immigration and Regulations Roundtable experts, Goldstein and Cheung LLP and June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS. The second hour is devoted to diverse topics of importance to international educators and to promote best practices in the field.

 

One To World Monthly Membership Meetings 2019-20

September 10, 2019

Ways to Help Your International Students Feel More Welcomed
Workshop on Chinese Name Pronunciation

Familiarize yourself with the “Pinyin” system used in Chinese to help you learn how to properly pronounce the names of your international students. Yifan “Max” Zhang, Chinese Language and Culture Advisor at Drew University will lead an interactive workshop on this topic and give you the tools to pronounce Chinese names confidently.

Chair: Yifan "Max" Zhang

October 8, 2019

One To World Annual Meeting

One To World holds its Annual Meeting in October of each year where it provides a report to its membership about the state of the organization and the year in review. Additionally, the results of the election of new members to the Board of Directors of One To World is announced.

Keynote: Dr. Jonathan Friedman, PEN America

Special Location: Kimmel Center, NYU

November 12, 2019

NAFSA Region X Conference Debrief

Did you miss the NAFSA Regional Conference? Don't miss the highlights! Come participate in a discussion about important information shared at this year's conference and hear an overview of sessions presented from fellow One To World members.

Co-Chairs: Sherifa Abdalla, NJCU

December 10, 2019

WES Research: Are U.S. HEIs Meeting the Needs of International Students?

WES will share original research from its recent report on international student experiences in the U.S. The presentation will include findings on international students' peer, faculty, and administrative staff interactions as well as concrete recommendations on how to meet international student needs.

Chairs: Makala Skinner, WES and Chris Mackie, WES

January 14, 2020

Two Hour Extended Immigration Roundtable

Immigration rules and regulations are constantly evolving. This session will provide an extended time to discuss the issues with our knowledgeable advisors!

Chairs: Michael Goldstein, Goldstein and Cheung LLP; June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS; Helen Leonard, New York University; and Elizabeth Gill, Montclair State University

February 11, 2020

IDP Connect: Recent Trends in International Enrollment and Recruitment 

Chairs: TBD

March 10, 2020

IIE Open Doors Report: A New York Metro Area Special Analysis

Don't miss this special analysis of international student and scholar trends in the New York Metropolitan Area. An IIE officer will discuss the unique characteristics of international students in our area. Learn how our population differs in interesting ways from the national norms.

Chairs: Natalya Andrejko, Research Analyst

***More details to come for the meetings in Spring 2020.

 
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