New CSIET Press Release: Position Statement on International Student Visa Programs (J-1, F-1)

CSIET collaborates with the Institute for International Education on relevant statistics and analysis in Charting New Pathways to Higher Education: International Secondary Students in the United States

New PDF version of 2014-2015 Advisory List now available on 'Members Only' website!

2014-2015 CSIET Membership

Congratulations to the winner of the 12th Annual Art Cover Design Contest!

Register Now for the CSIET 30th Annual Conference!

2013-2014 International Youth Exchange Statistics now available!

REMINDER: Please see our letter to secondary schools regarding the transition from SLEP to ELTiS.

CSIET quoted in The New Yorker blog in article about international student exchange.

Article from CNN Travel: "Studying Abroad Could Give You an Edge in the Job Market"

New York Times article discusses First Lady Michelle Obama's recent trip to China, and why she finds study abroad important in our global society.

Congratulations to the winners of the Student Traveler Snapshot Contest and thanks to all who participated!

REMINDER: Submissions for CSIET Art Cover Design Contest due April 4th! The exchange student winner will have their entry featured on the cover of our 2014-2015 Advisory List.

CSIET quoted in USA Today article "Public Schools Recruiting International High Schoolers".

Updated Calender of Events page with 2014 Evaluation and Publication Dates.

View the latest ELTiS Notification Letter to U.S. Secondary Schools.

CSIET Student Traveler Snapshot Contest: High school exchange students may exhibit their photography skills and share their exchange experience! Submissions due February 12, 2014.

Now receiving submissions for the 12th Annual Cover Art Design Contest! All entries are due by April 4, 2014.

CSIET statistics referenced in Los Angeles Times article: "Chinese Students A New Funding Source for U.S. High Schools."

CSIET cited in The Mini Page!.

CSIET referenced in U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's live webcast "Mapping the Nation" on November 18, 2013.

Listing Application and Instructions for the 2014-2015 Advisory List now available online. Visit our Listing Process page to download.

2013-2014 Audit Templates and Audit Grids are now available. Click here for more detail.

Foreign Exchange Students Explore What Makes Mississippi Great. Read about it in CSIET's new publication, The Student Diplomat!

Online registration is now available for the 29th Annual Conference! Visit our conference registration site to sign-up today!

Reminder: The deadline to submit nominations for the CSIET Board of Directors is July 26th, 2013.

Two brothers study abroad together with the goal of becoming trilingual. Read this and more stories in the latest issue of The Student Diplomat!

The deadline for CSIET's 29th Annual Conference proposals is now September 10th, 2013.

The Call for Nominations for CSIET's Board of Directors is now open. Click here for more information.

WYSE Travel Confederation research shows the economic and social value of the United States’ J-1 visa programme. Read the full article here.

Interested in presenting at CSIET's 29th Annual Conference? The call for proposals is now open. Click here for more information.

Fun memories and tough goodbyes: Exchange students head home from life-changing experiences abroad. Read the article here.

Rotary International's Annual Conference is an International Success! Click here to read more about the event.

Guilherme, CSIET's Exchange Student Video Contest runner-up, is a star in his local community! Read about his successful exchange experience here.

Discount rates for rooms at the Hotel Palomar for CSIET's 29th Annual Conference are now available. Click here to make a reservation.

CSIET is now accepting orders for the 2013-2014 Advisory List. To order a copy, download our Publication Order Form.

Congratulations to Kyrylo from Ukraine, the winner of the 1st Exchange Student Video Contest! Check out his video on CSIET's YouTube page!

CSIET publishes J-1 and  F-1 statistics by state in an addendum to the 2012-2013 International Youth Exchange Statistics Report.

CSIET's 2012-2013 International Youth Exchange Statistics Report is now available. You may view the report here.

CSIET is excited to announce our first Exchange Student Video Contest!

28th Annual Conference Presentations now available in the Members Only section. To access them, please click here.

Check out our new video highlighting the strengths of CSIET Listed Programs.

New to the CSIET Listing Process? Check out the Application Instructions for the 2013-2014 Advisory List.

CSIET Announces New F-1 Listing Category for 2012-2013.

Updated 2012 Annual Conference Schedule now available! Please click here.

Audit templates for the 2012-2013 Listing Cycle now available. Click here to access the documents.

Registration Forms and Exhibitor Forms available for the 2012 Annual Conference in Alexandria, Virginia. Click here.

New research reveals that "study abroad and cultural experience boost creativity." Click here to read the article.

CSIET Board elects new Chair and Vice Chair. Click here to read the full statement.

Studying Abroad in a World of Diversity: Exposure and immersion in new cultures is exciting, fun, and a life-long learning experience. Read the article here.

Tips for staying safe while studying abroad. Click here to read the entire article.

Call for nominations (Deadline extended to August 10th, 2012): CSIET is now accepting nominations for open positions on the Board of Directors. Click here to access more information on how to nominate a candidate.

CSIET announces the winner of the 10th Annual Art Cover Design Contest! Click here to see the winner.

CSIET releases "2011-12 Hosting Capacity Data Collection" Report. Click here to access the report.

CSIET's Executive Director Chris Page Addresses F-1 and J-1 Differences in NASSP's New Leader (page 7). Read article here.

2011-12 Statistics on Semester & Year Programs now available. Access the report here.

Office of Inspector General (OIG) releases report on its "Inspection of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs": Read the report here.

Check out our "Host Family Photo Contest" album on Facebook and "like" your favorite photo! The one with most "likes" will receive a $100 gift card of their choice. Vote Now!

Japanese exchange student takes part in US High School's International Festival. Read more here.

German exchange student adds life experience to education. Read article here.

HS teachers plan short-term trip to prep students for future global ventures. Read article here.

Thinking about studying abroad? Check out these "Most Popular Places to Study Abroad" for Spring 2012 - Read them here.

Exchange student enjoys Southern culture. Read more here.

West Indies exchange student adapts to life in America. Read article here.

American students get new perspective abroad: Read article here.

High School's International Club promotes cultural exchange: Read more here.

Japanese High School Celebrate Cultural Immersion and Exchange with Cultural Heritage Day. Read more here.

South American Students Share Canadian Experience. Read more here.

Building Bridges through Student Diplomacy: Read the article here.

Host Families Recognized with Service Award. Read more here.

Foreign Exchange Student Visits 21 Years Later. Read article here.

Exchange Student Returns to US for a Visit. Read more here.

China's VP Xi Jinping encourages people-to-people exchanges in Washington Post article. Read more here.

US High School Student to Study in South Korea. Read more here.

Inspiring International Education: Croat and Bosnian High School Students Share Classroom for the First Time in 20 Years. Read article here.

CSIET Releases F-1 Visa Comparison Report 2007-2011

Foreign Exchange can grow extended family: Read more here.

Two students reflect on their US high school experience: Read more here.

A world without borders: The importance of international education. Read article here.

Chinese student gives perspective on life in new host city. Read more here.

Cultural crossroads: Youth are the vanguard for ties between Snoqualmie, new Peru friendship city. Read more here.

Couple Recognized for their commitment to exchange: Read article here.

Former exchange student helps others to visit the US. Read more here.

"Foreign Language Can Be Your Passport": Read article here.

International Education Expert Offers Tips to the US: Read article here.

Arlington High School experiences boom in foreign students. Read here.

Young students focus on culture and history as they travel to Japan: Read more here.

Is learning another language other than English worthwhile? Read the New York Times debate here.

Inside a school: Palo Alto high school displays multi-cultural classrooms. Read more here.

Student shares Australian experience through iPhone video: Watch it here.

Providing education to children around the world - a different perspective on "global education": Read more.

Georgetown Alum brings global issues and dialogue to secondary school classrooms: Read more here.

A student from Bangladesh shares what it's like to study abroad in the US. Read more here.

"Study Abroad is Necessity, Not Luxury" - USAToday discusses long-term benefits of cultural exchange: Click Here

CSIET Launches Direct Connect for Listed Organizations! - Learn More or Register Now

Request for Grant Proposal for 2012-2013 FLEX Host Family and School Placement Available - Click Here

Grade Convalidation and Receiving Academic Credit Forms - School Resources

Listing Materials Available for 2012-2013 Advisory List - Click Here

VIDEO: Executive Director, Chris Page on College Week Live: Click Here

CSIET Board Statement on Benefits of Youth Exchange: Click Here

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CSIET New Listing Process for 2011-2012 Cycle: Click Here

CSIET Board Statement on Direct Placement and Athletic Eligibility: Click Here

CSIET Discussion Group - Members Only: Click Here

2011 Global Classroom Awards Winners Announced: Click Here

9th Annual Art Cover Contest Winner Announced: Click Here

2011-2012 List Now Available: Click Here

Rotary Foundation creates Japan Disaster Recovery Fund - Donate Now

2010-11 Youth Exchange Statistics Report Available - Click Here

2011 Conference Registration Forms Available - Click Here

CSIET Hires New Executive Director - Click Here

Outbound Model School Policy - Learn More!

Online School Community - Join!

Secretary Clinton Encourages Americans To Host Exchange Students - Click Here

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International Education Week

  • November 17-21, 2014

Applications for the 2014-2015 Evaluation Cycle to Apply for the 2015-2016 Advisory List Due

  • December 5, 2014

Compliance Audits for the 2014-2015 Evaluation Cycle Due

  • February 27, 2015

Results of the 2014-2015 Evaluation Cycle Published in the 2015-2016 Advisory List online

  • May 1, 2015

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