Reshaping education abroad
The University at Albany’s International Education Leadership Expert Series presents a module with Dr. Brian Whalen to understand how key trends affect the education field abroad.
Registration Fee: $399
About the module
Students enrolled in the IEML Masters and the IEM Certificate. Other graduate students in the School of Education and Educational Policy and Leadership programs may enroll with permission of the IEML Program Director.
Expert Series Presenter
Dr. Brian J. Whalen
Dr. Brian J. Whalen is among the most well-known and influential international education leaders currently working in the field. Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Education at Atlantis since 2019, he served for more than a decade (2006-2018) as the President and CEO of The Forum on Education Abroad, the first Standards Development Organization (SDO) worldwide focused on international education. During that time, he oversaw The Forum’s growth into a leading international association, and formidable quality assurance organization for the field of education abroad. He is also an experienced senior international academic officer, having served in that role at Dickinson College and Marist College. A widely published scholar, Dr. Whalen was founding editor and for many years the publisher of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. During his long career, Dr. Whalen has developed or overseen education abroad programs in more than 50 countries, has delivered dozens of presentations and trainings in the U.S. and many other countries, has collaborated to secure nearly $4 million in grants in support of international education initiatives, and has participated in high level meetings as a discussant on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Education, and the White House. Read more…
Expert Series Design structure
Participants will receive 7.5 hours of synchronous sessions with the instructor and about 4.5 hours of asynchronous sessions during which participants prepare their final project. The synchronous sessions will include the following 5 meetings of 90 minutes each via Zoom (UAlbany).
- Monday, July 20 – 4-5:30pm EDT (GMT-5)
- Thursday, July 23 – 4-5:30pm EDT (GMT-5)
- Monday, July 27 – 4-5:30pm EDT (GMT-5)
- Thursday, July 30 – 4-5:30pm EDT (GMT-5)
- Monday, August 3 – 4-5:30pm EDT (GMT-5)
Instructions for connecting to synchronous sessions and accessing the online material will be provided after registration.
Registration Fee: $399