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FREE Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

  • 1.  FREE Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

    Posted 02-11-2018 14:24


    Greetings,

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

    As a former ESOL teacher, 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.

    If you are interested in a FREE webinar, please register in advance:
    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vBcwS3jmRcGG0DOIJW8bbghttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vBcwS3jmRcGG0DOIJW8bbg 


    When: Monday, November 19, 2018, 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
    Topic: Foreign Transcript Evaluation Toolkit

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

    Thanks,

    Phoenicia

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    Phoenicia L. Grant
    EL Counselor/ International Transcript Evaluator
    DeKalb County School District
    EL Studies Department
    Atlanta, GA
    Office: 678-676-6622
    Cellular: 239-822-6114
    Email: Phoenicia_grant@dekalbschoolsga.org
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    Phoenicia Grant
    EL Counselor/International Transcript Evaluator
    DeKalb County School District
    United States
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  • 2.  RE: FREE Foreign Transcript Evaluation Webinar

    Posted 03-11-2018 22:52

    Most colleges and universities would normally administer an Aptitude Assessment Test--to resolve a foreign transcripts evaluation academic dilemma.  Once this is accomplished, a student is then placed in the right classroom based on his/her knowledge level, i.e., literacy component.  Now, for formal transcripts evaluation that might be more complicated for counselors to handle, there are offices in the USA that today do this sort of thing.  Try searching for--foreign academic transcripts services online.  I'm pretty sure they are still around.  I hope this is helpful, Phoenicia.

    MerriLee  Leonard
    M.A.Ed.,TESL
    Adjunct:  NVCC
    U.S.A.
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