As the International Education Management program at the Monterey Institute heads into its third year, it continues to grow in size and scope. The program is hiring new faculty this summer to prepare for the large incoming class in the fall.
Program: International Education Management
Undergrad: Lewis & Clark College
Fast Fact: I am quite musical. I’m a singer, and I’ve played violin since I was five. I plan to get the courage up to perform at one of the open mic nights here.
Monterey Institute students from the International Education Management, Public Administration, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Teaching a Foreign Language, and Translation and Interpretation degree programs are participating in a new course this semester, learning about program design while working with seven local org
Large Group of International Education Management Students and Faculty Participate in NAFSA Conference
The Monterey Institute made its presence in the field of International Education Management felt at the recent NAFSA: Association of International Educators Region 12 conference in San Diego. Thirty-seven students, one staff and two faculty members from the International Education Management program attended the conference.
“The rapid growth of the Institute’s MA in International Education Management program is a clear indicator of the need for talented educational leaders grounded in theory and trained in the best practices of the field,” says Professor Katherine Punteney, chair of the International Education Management program.
Signalling continuous growth and expansion of academic programs, the Monterey Institute welcomed nine new faculty members this fall. The new faculty reflect the diverse campus, arriving from near and far and bringing a range of new experience and knowledge to share with students in different programs.
Before coming to the Monterey Institute (MIIS), Alisyn attended the University of Oregon, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and earned her B.A. in International Studies and Spanish in 2009. When she came to MIIS, she already knew she wanted to continue working in international education, but needed more tools, networking, and experience in order to advance in the field. A project for Alisyn’s marketing and recruitment class led her to the position she currently holds as a Marketing Manager.
After graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Family Studies from the University of Maryland, Lauren went on to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer in Peru. During her time there she worked as a Community Health Volunteer, coordinating education programs with local health workers and facilitating innovative teaching methods.