Regional Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Workshop - New Paltz, NY
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Hosted by: SUNY New Paltz

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9:00am - 3:30pm 


Session I: Overview of AIDE Roadmap & Guideline Six | Inclusive Student Advising

Student advising is a critical component of a student’s international experience. It can often be the case that students from diverse backgrounds have faced a different set of challenges in accessing study abroad; these students make up a population that may require different advising and support systems to make study abroad feasible. It is essential that students have the information they need to prepare to for study abroad, actively engage while they are abroad, and reflect on their experiences when they return. This information is not only important for the student who will be abroad, but also for the education abroad professionals who will be supporting them in their endeavors.


Session II: Guideline Nine | Health & Safety

Health and safety are critical concerns for institutions as they prepare students for education abroad and support them while they are abroad. It is important to consider issues of diversity when developing health and safety policies, procedures, and advising strategies. This section focuses on factors that should be considered when developing health and safety protocols, such as mental health, racism/discrimination, sexual behavior, and the role of culture and identity. 


Who Should Attend?

With focus on inclusive approaches to student advising and health & safety considerations for underrepresented students, this high-impact training is intended for professionals interested in developing the skills and expertise needed to increase capacity and serve more diverse student populations in education abroad.



9:00am - 9:30am Check-in & Networking
9:30am - 10:00am Welcome & Introductions
10:00am - 12:15pm Section I
12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm - 3:15pm  Section II 
3:15pm - 3:30pm  Closing



SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, New York



Members: $269
Non-members: $339
Graduate Student: $199

Cancellation Policy: Requests for cancellations must be received in writing 15 business days prior to the workshop date; all but $50 of the registration fee is refundable if written notification is received by this date. There will be no refunds issued after this date. Please submit any requests for cancellation or registration changes to


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