Do your students return from study abroad with a new career goal in mind? Have you worked in the field for many years but want to consider other international education options? Have you lived abroad and thought about pursuing your passion for intercultural training, but don’t know where to begin? Or perhaps you’re an experienced educator who wants to consult? Maybe you’ve been laid off or recently pursued a MA degree, but don’t know how to land your dream job?
There is a solution!
Melibee Global, in conjunction with Small Planet Studio, is offering a teleclass series to help those of you who are interested in a career in international education. You can sign up for 1, 2 or 3 of the “How To” series of classes based on your interests and level of experience. Sessions will be recorded, so you can listen to the recording(s) if you can’t make the live session(s).
Safety planning cannot be compromised due to budget cuts or lack of funding for an entire study abroad office. Today’s interview is with Steve Moore, Melibee’s safety and emergency planning expert. Steve provides three tips that are absolutely necessary for your program abroad, regardless of the size or location.
If you are interested in learning more about safety and emergency consulting or Steve’s presentations, please click here or email me at [email protected]
Ten years ago. TEN. Blue skies. Slightly crisp air. A normal day. At home, on hold for a tri-regional conference call with the TV on. News reports a plane hit the towers. I saw and thought, immediately, that is NOT an accident. When you’re from New York, you know that you can’t hit the towers or any other building by accident. You typically fly up one of the rivers, high above the city, but close enough that you can easily identify the towering buildings. But no, you can’t accidentally hit one. Not possible.
"I wended my way through and the crowds parted like the sea before Moses…Schoolchildren openly gawked, jaws gaping...Men watched my every move as if I might pull out a handgun and start shooting at any moment…
Today's guest post is by Steve Moore, Melibee's Safety and Emergency planning expert. Read Steve's commentary about the U.S. State Department and its implied role in assisting American citizens abroad.