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Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

  • 1.  Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

    Posted 6 days ago

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    Greetings,

    Why didn't someone teach me how to award credit for foreign transcripts in the graduate school?

    As a former ESOL Teacher and School Counselor, I thought I was prepared to evaluate foreign transcripts, but it didn't take long for me to realize that NOTHING I learned in my school counseling program had prepared me for this specialized task.

    In 2013, I created a framework for evaluating foreign school records, which was published in Language Magazine in 2016. My framework falls within the parameters of local policy, and state and federal laws and has kept my district lawsuit free for several years. Since this time, I have evaluated an average of 1200 foreign transcripts annually from six continents and 129 countries, presented at several international, national, and state-level conferences, and even trained several school districts across the country. I would love to share this framework with fellow school counselors charged with the task of awarding transfer credit for international records.

    Topic:
     Foreign Transcript Evaluation Toolkit
    When: 
    Feb. 15, 2019 at 9:30AM-10:30AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Register in advance for this webinar: (copy and paste link below in your browser)
    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pw3BAIXoSFWQ0GFKHKS3Vw

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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    Phoenicia Grant
    EL Counselor/International Transcript Evaluator
    DeKalb County School District
    United States
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  • 2.  RE: Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

    Posted 5 days ago
    Phenomenal webinar opportunity!! I highly recommend viewing especially for guidance counselors!! (Anyone influencing transcript reviews for credits)

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    Monica Starkweather
    K-12 ESL Teacher
    VATESOL President
    English Learner Portal course author
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  • 3.  RE: Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

    Posted 5 days ago
    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Monica



    Best regards,
     
    Phoenicia L. Grant
    Counselor II, International Transcript Evaluator 


    DeKalb International Welcome Center (DIWC)
    EL Studies Program
    Administrative & Instructional Complex (AIC)
    1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd.
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083    
    Tel: (678) 676-6622
    Fax: (678) 676-6610

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    – Mother Teresa



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