Secondary Schools K-12

90-minute Conference Session

Beyond Orientation: Programming to Support K-12 International Students

Thursday, October 20
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Aquidneck

You've survived arrival and orientation... now what?  Come learn ideas for keeping the energy going after the first weeks of school.  How will you help students understand the grading system and academic expectations?  What can you do to minimize homesickness?  What opportunities do students have to interact with their peers outside of the classroom?  Come away with new ideas for working with your students beyond your amazing orientation program.

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Jennifer O'Connor

Director
Lawrence Academy International Student Office

Jennifer O'Connor is the Director of the Office of Services for International Students at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts. For 25 years, Jenn has been working with international students in independent schools. She has served as the K-12 representative to Region XI's Government Regulatory Affairs Committee and is one of the co-leaders of NAFSA's K-12 Member Interest Group. Jenn currently serves as a faculty member, international advisor and PDSO in her school.

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