International Student Program
The ISP Track at PFO
June 24–30, 2018
An in-depth week of training on educating K–12 international students, the International Student Program (ISP) track at Pre-Field Orientation provides ISP coordinators, administrators, and teachers with insight into the cultural differences, language challenges, program organization, and classroom implications of teaching international students in a cross-cultural setting.
With the ISP track, you'll be:
- Embedded in a larger Pre-Field Orientation program that prepares teachers and boarding parents to transition to overseas teaching and living—helping you broaden your perspective on teaching international students
- Taught by cross-cultural educators with years of overseas experience
- Engaged in simulations for small and large groups
- Trained in effective program, organizational, and recruitment strategies
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- International student characteristics and challenges
- Third Culture Kid profile for international students
- The transition experience
- English Language Learners and their teachers
- The educational challenges of ISP students and teachers
- Reaching international students for Christ, discipling new believers, and spiritual formation
- Program development for ISP
- Relationships—in and out of the classroom
- Living arrangements
- Large and small group devotionals for cross cultural situations
*Graduate credit from Cairn University is available for an additional fee. Questions? Email an ISP representative.
Questions? Contact the conference coordinator.