During the summer study abroad staff are able to advise by appointment. Schedule here!

Faculty-led Study Abroad Training Conference

Study Abroad Training for Faculty and Staff

Date: March 8, 2024

Location: GWBC 170

Please RSVP online if you plan to attend!

Join us for a day filled with engaging sessions, networking opportunities, and the chance to collaborate with peers passionate about shaping exceptional study abroad programs. Designed for faculty members running Tulane international programs in 2024. Embark on a transformative journey of knowledge and expertise at our Faculty-led Study Abroad Training for Faculty and Staff. Scheduled for March 8, 2024, this full-day conference is a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to delve into the best practices for running and enhancing study abroad programs.

*Mandatory of faculty-directors on OSA Summer programs and new NTC study abroad faculty

Breakfast, lunch, and networking reception will be included.

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Light breakfast and coffee will be served. Breakfast sponsored by CEA CAPA


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM:
Session 1: Health and Safety Training for Tulane-Run Programs

Speaker: Wade Wootan and Ana Villar

Explore best practices and essential guidelines to ensure the well-being of students participating in Tulane-Run programs by learning Tulane’s comprehensive health and safety protocols.


10:15 AM – 11:15 AM:
Session 2: Developing Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Faculty-led Programs 

Speaker: Emily Resnevic

Uncover strategies to create faculty-led programs that embrace diversity, promote equity, and foster inclusivity. 


11:30 AM - 12:30 PM:
Session 3: Guiding Intercultural Learning on Short Term Study Abroad Programs

Speaker: Emma Brick-Hezeau, Program Manager of Office of Study Abroad and Study Abroad Advising Team

Learn effective methods for guiding intercultural learning experiences on short-term study abroad programs. This session will equip you with the tools to facilitate meaningful cross-cultural interactions.


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM:
Lunch Break


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM:
Session 4: Navigating Travel Booking and Concur

Speaker: Laney Armstrong

Simplify the complexities of travel logistics and Concur. Laney Armstrong will provide practical tips and techniques for efficient travel planning, booking, and processing your T&E card travel payments through Concur.


2:45 PM - 3:45 PM:
Session 5: Integrating Service Learning and Community Engagement into Study Abroad 

Speakers: Myriam Huet and Susanne Hackett, CPS

Discover the transformative power of service learning and community engagement in study abroad programs with successful integration strategies for a more impactful global education experience.


4:00 PM -5:00 PM: Reception and Networking. Light refreshments will be served