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Subject: WISE conference 2014 -- hosted at Wake Forest Feb. 5-7, 2014

1.  WISE conference 2014 -- hosted at Wake Forest Feb. 5-7, 2014

Posted 12-16-2013 09:34

On February 5-7, 2014, Wake Forest University will host WISE 2014, the premier conference focused on the development of intercultural skills and awareness during study abroad and other forms of international education (service learning, individual research, etc.). WISE is a practitioner's conference focused on helping faculty leaders, program coordinators, and resident staff develop the knowledge and skills they need in order to help study abroad students develop intercultural skills and global awareness. WISE is designed for faculty who lead or teach short- or long-term programs abroad, and for study abroad professionals who assist students in this important cross-cultural experience.  It is a place where faculty, study abroad professionals, and other international education and assessment experts can share insights, strategies and personal experiences about intercultural competency in practical, hands-on sessions. 

A preliminary schedule for the conference has been posted on the conference website, The schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Registration for WISE 2013 is open through the PDC (


Jaime Bernstein
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Manager of Member Services
Phone: 703-894-2900 Ext: 108
Alexandria, VA