REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! The 2018 International Student Program Conference (ISPC) will be held October 22-24, 2018 at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Register Here

Come to the Conference to:
Share your school's successes & learn best practices
Attend helpful workshop sessions
Grow from inspirational guest speakers, experts, and current international students
Network & fellowship with colleagues
Take home insights, tools, & resources to use in your program
Everything You Need To Know
Here's the quick summary

Monday-Wednesday
October 22-24, 2018

The 2018 International Student Program Conference (ISPC) will once again be held on the campus of Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL (greater Chicagoland area).

The Conference is for any person involved with a Christian school international student program, including (but not limited to):

  • International Program Directors
  • International Program Coordinators
  • Directors of Admissions
  • College Guidance Counselors
  • Host Parents
  • School Board Members
  • Principals
  • Heads of Schools
  • Superintendents
  • ESL Teachers
  • Teachers of all subjects

Early Registration (March 30-June 30)

  • 1st Attendees: $260
  • Additional Attendees: $150
  • Pre-Conference Sessions: $45

Regular Registration (July 1-September 30)

  • 1st Attendees: $285
  • Additional Attendees: $180
  • Pre-Conference Sessions: $60

Late Registration (October 1-22)

  • 1st Attendees: $310
  • Additional Attendees: $210
  • Pre-Conference Sessions: $70

2018 Schedule (Tentative)

Monday, October 22, 2018

  • 12:00-6:00 PM – Arrival & Registration
  • 1:00-5:00 PM – Pre-Conference Seminars
  • 6:00-8:45 PM – Dinner & Keynote Address

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

  • 7:45-8:45 AM | Breakfast at Wheaton College & Announcements
  • 9:00-10:00 AM | Session #1
  • 10:15-11:15 AM | Session #2
  • 11:30-12:30 PM | Session #3
  • 12:30-1:50 PM | Lunch & Speakers
  • 2:00-3:10 PM | Speed Seminars
  • 3:30-4:30 PM | Session #4
  • 4:30-5:30 PM | Break / College Tours / Appetizers
  • 4:30-10:00 PM | Downtown Chicago Outing (optional, extra cost)
  • 5:00-6:00 PM | “Kairos” at Wheaton Academy (optional)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  • 7:45-8:45 AM | Breakfast at Wheaton College & Announcements
  • 9:00-10:00 AM | Session #5
  • 10:15-11:15 AM | Session #6
  • 11:30-12:30 PM | Session #7
  • 12:30 PM | Conference Concludes
  • 1:00 | Airport Shuttle Departs

 *Schedule subject to changes.

Special Hotel Room rates to be posted later.

Arrival
Participants should plan to arrange their own transportation from the airport to their hotel or Wheaton College. Here are our transportation recommendations.

During the Conference
Complimentary shuttles between Wheaton College and the Holiday Inn-Carol Stream will be provided in the morning and afternoon of each day, with advance reservation only.

Online registration is quick and easy.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

You can contact Benjamin Euler, WAnet Director with any questions about the Conference including registration, transportation, content, schedule, flights, or special concerns.

Email: beuler [at] wanetusa.org
Phone: 951-600-1383

We look forward to serving you!

Get a Taste of Conference Offerings
2017 (Last Year) Conference Offerings
6 Different Tracks
Stay with one, or mix and match.
Academic / Teachers
Covers academic-related topics with sessions specifically for TEACHERS and administrators to learn how to better meet the unique needs of international students.
Host Parents
Invite your host parents to come learn the cultural, social, and spiritual background to many international students that will help them better live with and care for their students.
Administrative
Learn operating philosophies regarding recruitment & admissions of students, marketing your school, financial considerations, and legal issues to consider.
Student Issues
Dive into the deep social issues that international students face that affects their home and school lives.
Teaching the Bible
Learn how to teach God's truth to international students and disciple them for authentic spiritual growth.
General
Whatever other interesting sessions don't fit in the other tracks, the general track addresses a range of other topics.
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