Promoting Study Abroad at the Community College: What Works Best

IIE/AACC Study Abroad Workshop

IIE, in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges, invites you to attend this workshop, which is ideal for community college representatives who are looking for ideas to grow their international programs and to promote study abroad on their campus.

Friday, February 19, 2010
Hotel Indigo - Houston at the Galleria
5160 Hidalgo Street
Houston, Texas

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (until January 15):
$120---Member Price (for IIE or AACC members) REG:$140
$150---Non-Member Price REG:$170
$105---Campus Teams (for each additional person from same institution)

Workshop sessions include:

  • Models and Best Practices for Study Abroad at the Community College, featuring the 2010 IIE Andrew Heiskell Award winners in the "Study Abroad at the Community College" category
  •  Building Support for Study Abroad: Strategies for Engaging Students, Faculty and Administration/Trustees - an interactive working group session
  • Taking Advantage of Existing Resources for Study Abroad

Travel Grants:

A limited number of travel grants are available to community college professionals who wish to attend the workshop. Travel Grant Application Deadline: January 15, 2010 

Practical Information

Hotels:

Participants should make their own hotel reservations. Guest rooms at Hotel Indigo, where the workshop will take place, are available for participants on the nights of February 18, 2009 – February 20, 2009 at a rate of $119.00 plus 17% tax. Individuals may call 866.2.INDIGO (866.246.3446) and request the IIE/AACC Community College Workshop block of rooms.

Nearby Airports:

George Bush Intercontinental Airport IAH (24 miles-approximately 36 minutes from hotel venue)

William P. Hobby Airport HOU (17 miles-approximately 25 minutes from hotel venue)

Contact

Svet Trocheva
Program Officer
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 USA
Tel: +1 212.984.5367
E-mail: strocheva@iie.org