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Homestay: Supporting International Students
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How can we best include, and support, international students in school life and mission?

When: Monday, November 6, 2017
Where: The Gilman School
5407 Roland Ave
Baltimore, Maryland  21210
United States

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Early Bird, Member Schools:
First registrant: $75    Additional registrants from same school: $40

Early Bird, Non-Members:
First registrant: $125    Additional registrants from same school: $75

After October 27, registration will be $100 for members and $150 for non-members.



Independent schools are welcoming a growing population of international students. Are we meeting these students' needs, maximizing the value of students' diverse backgrounds, and inviting them fully into school lives and missions? This event will explore how schools can better serve international students, especially "homestay" international students. We will share how a school can better understand international students, and provide tools so that the school can help students better understand and embrace the school's mission.

Participants will have time to problem-solve and share effective strategies, best practices, and resources.


Key Presentation: An Holistic Approach to Managing an International Student Program
For both day and boarding schools, there is much to gain from admitting international students. But, there is much to lose if the admission director, and the administration, does not take the time to develop ethical enrollment management policies when accepting International Students into your community. A culturally competent and knowledgeable staff and faculty is critical to running a successful international program. This session is intended to give you a crash course on admitting, and supporting, international students. 


About the Presenter

Nicholas Wilson is the Director of Educational Services at Three W International in Orlando, FL. In this capacity, he networks with educators sharing the best practices to best support international students on campus, and in their new culture. He has had the privilege to present on a variety of topics to include Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Importance of Building a Culturally Competent Staff throughout the U.S. and in China. Prior to working with Three W International, Nicholas taught high school sciences in both public and private high schools. He has a Bachelors of Science degree from SUNY Buffalo State College in Biology Education and Masters of Arts in Psychology from Medaille College. The two colleges are located in his hometown of Buffalo, NY. 




Travel / Accommodations

Gilman School is located 30 minutes from the Baltimore Airport. For driving directions, please visit Gilman's website.

Raddison Hotel at Cross Keys, Baltimore ($145, 1.4 miles from campus)


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