International Education Week events planned

Wednesday Nov. 16
2 p.m., Reitz Union Rm. 282

Panel Discussion: “International Engagement & Career Growth”

Four internationally engaged College of Education Faculty–including two Fulbright Scholars–will  share their motivations while adding international components to their work, and will reflect on the benefits and challenges they have faced throughout their careers. The event specifically targets educators and educators-in-training.

Panelists are:
Cathy Cavanaugh, associate professor in education technology
Linda Jones, associate professor in science education
Diane Ryndak, professor in special education
Pilar Mendoza, assistant professor in higher education administration

Cavanaugh and Ryndak are Fulbright Scholars. David Sammons, dean of the UF International Center, will moderate. The event is co-sponsored by UF’s College of Educaiton and the UF International Center.

Thursday Nov. 17
12:30 – 4 p.m., Terrace Room, Norman Hall
6th annual Comparative and International Education Event
Theme: “Networking Beyond Borders”

Cathy Cavanaugh

12:30 – 1:00     Food & international entertainment

1:15 – 2:15       Presentation: “Distributed Teacher Education
in Nepal: A Case in Educational Diversity”

                        Keynote Speaker: Cathy Cavanaugh
Associate professor in education technology, UF’s College of Education
and Fulbright Scholar

Cavanaugh will speak on her Fulbright experience in Nepal.

Breakout Sessions (concurrent)

2:30 – 3:30       Student International Fair
Terrace Rm.

2:30 – 3:30       Faculty and Graduate Student Colloquium

Closing Ceremonies

3:30 – 4:00      Entertainment: UF African Choir
Terrace Rm.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.