EP Workshop Series Fall 2017

We are hosting workshops about foreign credential evaluation methodology, trends in international education and documentation policy.

International Freshman & Transfer Admissions

September 29, 2017  |  9am - 3:30pm

Register $150 (lunch included)

Understand the basics of international credential evaluation. This hands-on training program will give attendees opportunities to discuss the issues you encounter in international admissions with colleagues and EP’s evaluation experts. Attendees will work in focus and large-group sessions on a variety of topics.

  • Appropriate credentials for international admission and credential evaluation
  • Documentation challenges
  • Understanding secondary school credentials from high-volume countries
  • Appropriate transfer credit methods
  • Strategies for credential research

Audience: Less than 3 years of experience.

International Graduate

October 27, 2017  |  9am - 3:30pm

Register $150 (lunch included)

Review and evaluate international student credentials from high volume countries. This workshop will cover current challenges affecting graduate admission and enrollment of international applicants. We will cover a variety of methods for document review that will give you a better understanding of the academic preparation of your applicants.

  • Policies and challenges with official and/or unofficial academic records
  • Determining GPA and degree equivalency
  • Accreditation and recognition of international institutions and programs
  • Overview of China, India and other high-volume countries

Audience: Any level of experience.

Challenges in International Admissions

December 1, 2017  |  9am - 3:30pm

Register $150 (lunch included)

Determine appropriate documents for admission decisions, the problem of forgeries, ethical issues in the admissions process, and the accreditation and recognition of international institutions. EP credential experts will work with you to recognize problematic documentation and how to determine the recognition status of an institution.

  • Challenges in international credential and document review
  • Research methods and resources in international education
  • Understanding accreditation and recognition of international institutions and programs

Audience: 3 years of credential evaluation experience.

Sample Workshop Series Agenda

9 amIntroduction & Pre-evaluation Process
10 amEquivalency, Admissibility, Transfer Credits & Exemptions
11 amEvaluation Methodology
12 pmLunch
1 pmSpecific Recruitment Markets' Educational Systems
2 pmLarge Group/Focus Group – Case Studies, Discussion on Resources
3 pmQuestions & Conclusion

For more information or to arrange a customized professional development training program, call us at (312) 421-9300 or email info@edperspectives.org.

Bernard Ramos, Vice President

Bernard has worked in international education for 11 years. He has presented at various conferences and has conducted credential training workshops for numerous institutions over the years. Bernard has worked to develop EP into a resource for international students and institutions alike, helping admissions offices develop highly reliable practices in credential evaluation.

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