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2018 Conference Sponsors
International TEFL Academy- www.internationalteflacademy.com
We are excited to announce International TEFL Academy as a Global Sponsor of Lessons From Abroad. They were founded on the premise that language education offers English speakers the opportunity a lifetime to experience other cultures and build relationships abroad while providing a worthy service to others. Their commitment is to provide students with the training and guidance that will enable them to travel the world while teaching English and providing a quality educational experience abroad as a trained English teacher.
For the 2018 Lessons From Abroad conferences, we are pleased to announce GoAbroad.com is a In-Kind Global Sponsor. Launched and conceptualized in 1997, GoAbroad first set out to fill the information gap between students with a desire to travel abroad and companies offering international programs. As the travel industry has evolved and access to opportunities to see the world has grown, their mission has transformed into something much greater than building a bridge between travelers and organizations: they’ve developed and evolved over the past two decades to meet the ever-changing needs of travelers, positioning ourselves as the resource for meaningful travel around the world.
The Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) was founded in 1988 on the campus of Butler University as a provider of study abroad programming for U.S. undergraduates. IFSA operates independently as a non-profit organization and maintains a close connection with Butler University. We are committed to providing the best study abroad programs with integrated academic guidance and individualized support to ensure student success.
The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) – www.teanabroad.org
TEAN is a full-service international education provider specializing in immersive study and internship programs throughout Asia Pacific that provide unforgettable experiences and unbeatable value. They offer students meaningful journeys abroad that not only meet high academic standards, but are culturally engaging, tailored to individual students’ interests and, of course, full of adventure!
CET Academic Programs- cetacademicprograms.com
CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization that has been developing and delivering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. CET is known for high program standards, strong academics, a nimble and collaborative approach to partnerships, and supportive student services.
A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.
2017 Conference Sponsors
AIFS Study Abroad – www.aifsabroad.com
Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have studied, interned, volunteered, or participated in service learning abroad with AIFS. With more than 50 years of experience, we have the resources and experience to provide what our students want and need in a study abroad program, and to safeguard their welfare around the globe. AIFS provides inclusive programming, making it simple for students to live and study abroad while experiencing all that the world has to offer.
IPSL – https://www.ipsl.org/
IPSL designs and delivers international programs that blend academic study, ethical volunteer service, and engaged research opportunities for graduates, undergraduates, and GAP-year. Participants engage in service-learning EVOLVED in 12 international locations while actively responding to community needs. IPSL’s new initiative – COSA – Community Organizing and Social Activism is an academic program created and facilitated by IPSL, designed to give globally minded students a foundation in the history and key practices of community building and civic engagement worldwide, from domestic and international volunteerism, to community organizing, to grassroots social movements and activism.
API Abroad – www.apistudyabroad.com
API Abroad is an international education organization dedicated to providing enriching study abroad, intern, work, teach and volunteer abroad programs in 27 countries around the world. Most programs include tuition, housing, medical and life insurance, local social activities, cultural excursions and events, pre-departure and on-site orientations, on-site staff, mobile phones, tutoring and much more.
CIEE – www.ciee.org
A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available. Including semester and short term study abroad programs, part time and full time internship opportunities as well as post grad Teach Abroad programs.
CIS Abroad – www.cisabroad.com
CIS Abroad is a study and internship provider with programs in 22 different countries. Students can intern abroad for credit while in school or just do an internship abroad for professional experience.
Mountbatten Institute – www.mountbatten.org
The Mountbatten Institute provides international business internships integrated with academic study for university graduates in one of the world’s leading financial centers, London. Opportunities are offered with multinational companies in a variety of fields including Finance, Business Operations, Accounting, Human Resources, and Marketing. Alongside the practical training and professional experience acquired through the internship, program participants simultaneously pursue graduate studies in Entrepreneurial Leadership or International Business Practice, allowing them to examine theories in the context of real-life scenarios. Our 12-month training programs afford graduates the opportunity to invest in their future and achieve competitive advantage in the global marketplace.
CAPA The Global Education Network – www.capa.org
CAPA The Global Education Network is committed to academic excellence, integrity and innovation in learning abroad. We provide meaningful experiences that challenge and inspire students to analyze and explore complex political, cultural and social landscapes within urban environments. Using collaborative learning communities and global connections via technology, we prepare students to live and work in a globally interdependent and diverse world.
CET Academic Programs – cetacademicprograms.com
CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization that has been developing and delivering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. CET offers semester and summer programs all over the world, and also offers specialized custom programs.
Performing Arts Abroad – www.performingartsabroad.com
Performing Arts Abroad (PAA) offers unique and fulfilling international performing arts programs to individuals and groups, enhancing understanding of our diverse world through the transformative arts of theater, music, dance, and film.
Across the Pond – www.studyacrossthepond.com
For over 10 years Across the Pond has provided a free counseling and advisory service to all students interested in undergraduate and graduate study at some of the best colleges and graduate schools in Britain and Europe. They are partnered with over 40 top UK universities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and help with the entire process including research, application, and visas.
Lessons From Abroad Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor – The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) – teanabroad.org
The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) is a full-service international education provider specializing in immersive study and internship programs throughout Asia Pacific. Creating close partnerships the best universities in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia over the past two decades has allowed TEAN to become experts at delivering unique programs in the region.
CEA – www.ceastudyabroad.com
At CEA, we strive to increase students’ access to the life-changing benefits of study abroad. Through scholarship funding, partnerships, academic and non-academic programming, and student advising, we help students from underrepresented groups take their education global.
SAS – www.semesteratsea.org
Semester at Sea takes a global comparative approach to study abroad using a ship as its traveling campus and sailing to multiple ports around the world. During the spring and fall semesters, the approximately 100-day program circumnavigates the globe, with up to 720 undergraduates traveling from North America across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans visiting countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America.