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  • International Youth Exchange Programs John O. Hishmeh Council on Standards for International Educational Travel July 11, 2008
  • CSIET Mission
    • Private not-for-profit organization established in 1984
    • Identifies reputable international youth exchange programs
    • Provides leadership and support to the exchange and educational communities so that youth are provided with meaningful and safe international exchange experiences
    • Promotes the importance and educational value of international youth exchange
  • Numbers — In Bound 5-YEAR COMPARISON : Exchange Students Students Coming to U.S.
  • Numbers — Out Bound 5-YEAR COMPARISON : U.S. Students Going Aboard
  • Where Does Your State Rank?
  • Where Does Your State Really Rank? Percentage of Exchange Students to U.S. High School Students 1 Source of High School Student Population: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2004-05 (prepared September 2006).
  • Where Does Your State Rank? 1 Source of High School Student Population: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2004-05 (prepared September 2006). Number of Exchange Students Hosted
  • Where Are They Coming From?
  • www. GetStarted .csiet.org
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  • 2 nd National School Conference on International Youth Exchange Hartford, Connecticut - February 27-28, 2009
    • Co-sponsored by CSIET, the Connecticut State Department of Education and the Capitol Region Education Council in Hartford
    • Unique opportunity for school leaders, educators and administrators to meet and network with colleagues and leaders of various youth exchange programs
    As a school superintendent, I am proud of the fact that international education and exchange programs have become an integral component of the Indiana school community. School administrators should actively support CSIET's efforts to conduct these types of symposia.     Phil Boley, Superintendent    Clinton Central Schools Michigantown, IN
  • CSIET Global Classroom Awards
    • Awards program to recognize schools that actively support international youth exchange.
    • Looking for schools that promote school-wide feelings of inclusiveness and global curiosity while hosting international exchange students or encouraging their students to travel and study abroad.
    Application School Information Principal’s Name: ___________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________ City: ________________________________________________ State: ______________________ Zip: ____________________ Website: ____________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________________________ Fax: _________________________________________________ Email: _______________________________________________ 2009 Global Classroom Awards School Enrollment: _____________________________________ School District: _________________________________________ No. of Outbound Students in the last 2 years : _________ Length(s) of Program(s): _______________________________ No. of Inbound Students in the last 2 years: ___________ Length(s) of Program(s): _______________________________ Name & title of administrator who works with Exchange Students: __________________________________________________________ SCHOOL NAME: _______________________________________________________ Nominator Information (if not self-nominated) Name of Organization: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Point of Contact: _________________________________________ Email: ___________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ City: ________________________________________________ State: ______________________ Zip: ___________________ Telephone: __________________________________________ Fax: __________________________________________________ For more information, contact the CSIET office at 703-739-9050 or mailbox@csiet.org. This school is: (check all that apply) ____ Public ____ Charter ____ Private ____ International Baccalaureate ____ Urban ____ Religiously Affiliated ____ Rural ____ Magnet (focus:__________________) ____ Suburban Local Media Information (for press release) Name of Newspaper: ___________________________________ City: ____________________________ State: _________________ Telephone: ______________________________________________ Fax: _____________________________________________________ Application School Information Principal’s Name: ___________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________ City: ________________________________________________ State: ______________________ Zip: ____________________ Website: ____________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________________________ Fax: _________________________________________________ Email: _______________________________________________ 2009 Global Classroom Awards School Enrollment: _____________________________________ School District: _________________________________________ No. of Outbound Students in the last 2 years : _________ Length(s) of Program(s): _______________________________ No. of Inbound Students in the last 2 years: ___________ Length(s) of Program(s): _______________________________ Name & title of administrator who works with Exchange Students: __________________________________________________________ SCHOOL NAME: _______________________________________________________ Nominator Information (if not self-nominated) Name of Organization: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Point of Contact: _________________________________________ Email: ___________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ City: ________________________________________________ State: ______________________ Zip: ___________________ Telephone: __________________________________________ Fax: __________________________________________________ For more information, contact the CSIET office at 703-739-9050 or mailbox@csiet.org. This school is: (check all that apply) ____ Public ____ Charter ____ Private ____ International Baccalaureate ____ Urban ____ Religiously Affiliated ____ Rural ____ Magnet (focus:__________________) ____ Suburban Local Media Information (for press release) Name of Newspaper: ___________________________________ City: ____________________________ State: _________________ Telephone: ______________________________________________ Fax: _____________________________________________________
  • CSIET Global Classroom Awards
    • Judging Criteria — Nominees will be judged based on:
    • Demonstrable commitment to promoting global understanding and international exchange.
    • Evidence of creativity, enthusiasm, and dedication in welcoming exchange students or encouraging their local students to study abroad.
    • Award — Three Schools Will Receive:
    • $1,000 scholarship for one of its students to study abroad or equivalent funds to be put toward increasing school-wide international awareness.
    • One representative from each of the winning schools will be invited to Hartford, Connecticut and receive complementary registration, one night accommodation, and airfare to take part in the 2009 National School Conference.
    • Deadline — October 15, 2008
  • CSIET Publications – 2008-09 Advisory List
    • The Advisory List provides a resource from which prospective exchange students, their parents, and school leaders can confidently glean an understanding of the scope, background, and operations of programs that have been reviewed.
    • Includes descriptions of exchange organizations that, upon evaluation, were found to comply with CSIET standards and were accepted for listing.
  • CSIET Publications – Administrators Guide
    • Resource tool for U.S. high schools that work—or are interested in working— with international youth exchange programs.
    • Intended for the individual in a school or school system who is responsible for working with exchange students.
  • CSIET Resources – Model School Policy
    • Developed in partnership with the secondary-school community to assist American schools in the process of administering successful international student exchange programs.
    • Developed with valuable input from individual high school administrators, exchange program managers, and national advocates for youth exchange, the MSP provides a foundation for local school policies and encourages U.S. schools to engage in international youth exchange programs.
  • On-Line School Resources
  • www.CSIET.org
  • Contact Information
    • 212 South Henry Street | Alexandria, Virginia 22314
    • 703-739-9050 | Fax 703-739-9035 | [email_address]