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International Educators

Monthly Meetings

All membership meetings take place on the
second Tuesday of each month at:

Berkeley College

2nd Floor, Room B203

12 E 41st St (not on 43rd street)

New York, NY 10017

Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.


About the membership meetings:

Membership meetings offer professional development and peer support to One To World's members in the greater New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. These meetings constitute the single most valuable forum in the NY metropolitan area for international educators to exchange ideas, share best practices, and network with colleagues.

The first hour consists of a discussion of immigration-related issues with Immigration and Regulations Roundtable experts, Goldstein and Cheung LLP and June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS. The second hour is devoted to diverse topics of importance to international educators and to promote best practices in the field.


One To World Monthly Membership Meetings 2018-19

September 11, 2018

WES Research: Good Practices for Supporting International Students at U.S. Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)

WES will facilitate a guided discussion on student services and good practices for supporting international students at U.S. higher education institutions

Chairs: Ian Wright and Makala Skinner, WES

October 9, 2018

One To World Annual Meeting

One To World holds its Annual Meeting in October of each year where it provides a report to its membership about the state of the organization and the year in review. Additionally, the results of the election of new members to the Board of Directors of One To World is announced.

Keynote: Internationalization in higher education: The US and the world

Speaker: Brad Farnsworth, Vice President, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement,  American Council on Education (ACE)

Special Location: Kimmel Center, NYU, Room 914 

*Please RSVP here by Octorber 1st*

November 13, 2018

NAFSA Region X Conference Debrief

Did you miss the NAFSA Regional Conference? Don't miss the highlights! Come participate in a discussion about important information shared at this year's conference and hear an overview of sessions presented from fellow One To World members.

Chairs: Katharine Cevallos, The Art Students League of New York; Makeda King-Smith, The Cooper Union;Tomasz R. Tuleja, Columbia University

December 11, 2018

Two Hour Extended Immigration Roundtable

Immigration rules and regulations are constantly evolving. This session will provide an extended time to discuss the issues with our knowledgeable advisors!

Chairs: June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS; Michael Goldstein, Goldstein and Cheung LLP; Lucy Cheung, Goldstein and Cheung LLP, Helen Leonard, NYU

January 8, 2019

Hot Topics with Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Officers

Officers from Student and Exchange Visitor Program join us to answer your most pressing questions about their role. 

Speakers: Krista Gard, Field Representative for Upper NYC; Sophia Ng, Field Representative for Newark and the Hudson Valley 

Chair: Claire Rehbock, Columbia University (Region X Regulatory Ombud) 

February 12, 2019

Collaborating with Other Offices to Provide Better Career Services (Canceled) 

Speakers: Amanda Fink, Ernst & Young; Allison Pirpich, New York University; Linda Smith, Linda A. Smith Associates, LLC

March 12, 2019

IIE Open Doors Report: A New York Metro Area Special Analysis

Don't miss this special analysis of international student and scholar trends in the New York Metropolitan Area. An IIE officer will discuss the unique characteristics of international students in our area. Learn how our population differs in interesting ways from the national norms. 

Speaker: Natalya Andrejko, Research Assistant, IIE

Chair: Diana Sousa, Barnard College

April 9, 2019

Collaborating with Other Offices to Provide Better Career Services 

Speakers: Amanda Fink, Ernst & Young; Arame Mbodj, Columbia University; Allison Pirpich, New York University; Linda Smith, Linda A. Smith Associates, LLC

April 30, 2019

One To World Annual NJ Membership Meeting

International Student Recruitment in 2019 - Moving Forward in an Uncertain Future 

Speakers: Jake Reckford,Client Relations Manager, IDP Connect 

Special Location: Mead Hall, Founder's Room, Drew University

*Please RSVP here by April 15th*

May 14, 2019

Building Mental Health and Sexual Misconduct Awareness for International Students 

Speakers: Inga Mezale, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY; Cory Owen, The Juilliard School

June 11, 2019

NAFSA National Conference Debrief

If you are not able to go to Washington, D.C., let us bring Washington to you! Come hear highlights of interesting sessions directly from our colleagues who presented there. Did you have an "aha" moment at the conference?

Speakers: Sherifa Abdalla, NJCU; Michael Paultz, School of Visual Arts; Alli Scheetz, The Juilliard School




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