News from ELS

ELS to Present at NAFSA 2017

May 26, 2017 6:00 PM


The ELS Global Partner Session at NAFSA 2017 will feature a panel of international education experts who will discuss how to address challenges of the international classroom.

At the session, speakers will:

  • Identify factors that international students find most challenging within the classroom.
  • Define key obstacles to international student integration into university life.
  • Detail concrete strategies for faculty and administration to help students to overcome these obstacles to integration.

The Global Partner Session will feature:

Presenter Chair

Ward Morrow, Vice President of Academic Affairs

ELS Educational Services, Inc.


Dr. Darla Deardorff

Executive Director, AIEA, Duke University

Terence Miller, J.D., Director, Office of International Education

Marquette University Office of International Education


Heather Ward, Associate Director, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, American Council on Education

The panel will expand on in-depth findings from research conducted at 23 US colleges and universities on the international student population.

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