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11279-RS

Community College Administrators Seminar

Russia
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Participate in a group seminar that will focus on the role of community colleges in higher education and the local community. Through engagement with Russian educators at a variety of regional institutions, applicants will discuss issues concerning the U.S. system of higher education, focusing on the model and role of community colleges in this system and in local communities; share best practices in education administration, alternative pathways to higher education, and workforce training. The overall objective is to prepare U.S. and Russian institutions to internationalize their campuses, broaden the scope of their programs, and provide mobility opportunities. 

The program includes a post-arrival country briefing and site visits to Russian institutions of higher education. Site visits will provide American participants with the opportunity to meet with senior administrators, government officials and community representatives. Americans will explain how the U.S. community college system develops educational programs that combine workforce training and civic education and prepares students for additional higher education. Americans will familiarize themselves with Russian institutions. The program will conclude with a debriefing session at the U.S. Embassy.

Grant Length
Two weeks
Grant Dates

April 2-16, 2022

Locations

For the April 2022 program, the Community College Administrators Seminar will include visits to universities and colleges in Moscow and other major Russian cities (to be determined).

Flex Option
No
Disciplines
Education
Application Deadline
Monday, November 2, 2020
Activity
Seminar
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Higher Education Administrators
Number of Grants
5
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
For U.S. Scholar Core Program
Phone: 
202-326-7765
Sarah Causer
For CCAS Seminar
Phone: 
202-686-6232
Email: 

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