Supporting International Students

International students cross profound physical, cultural and social boundaries to join our boarding schools communities. How can we empathize with the wide spectrum of experiences of international students to design a smooth and welcoming transition that engages them during the admission process and supports them through move-in and throughout their journeys within our communities?


Speaker

  • Michael Shaver
    Michael Shaver
    Director, International Programs, TABS

    Prior to joining us at TABS, Michael served as one of fourteen worldwide Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REAC’s) for EducationUSA, the U.S. Department of State’s initiative to represent U.S. higher education abroad. In this role, Michael supported EducationUSA Advising Centers across Southeast Asia and collaborated with Higher Education Institutions to develop recruitment strategies throughout the region.

    Michael has served in a number of internationally-focused education and admission roles: Director of the University of South Pacific’s first international office; Assistant Director of Admission—with specific leadership of international marketing, recruitment, and admission—for Berklee College of Music in Boston, and overseeing recruitment efforts for NYU Abu Dhabi and the Schwarzman Scholars programs in East Asia and the Pacific at IIE in Bangkok. In addition to his background in international admissions, Michael has taught university level courses at Eastern Illinois University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and was a guest lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Worms, Germany.

    Michael holds a BBA, with a focus on Japanese and International Marketing, from Eastern Michigan University, and an MS in Training and Leadership Development from Eastern Illinois University.

    Michael’s experience in recruitment includes efforts in Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timore L’este, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.

Date

July 28 2021

Time

1:15 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: July 28 2021
  • Time: 1:15 pm