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International Education and Global Engagement

Past Projects

California State University, Chico’s International Training Programs has custom designed and implemented over 80 short-term professional development training programs since 1992 in collaboration with multiple government and private sector partners.

For a comprehensive list of past programs, you may contact Diana Parks:  drparks@csuchico.edu.

List of Past Projects

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Project Title/Participants

Project Duration/Date

Funding Agency

90

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

20 multinational Educators

5 weeks

June 12 – July 18, 2019

US Department of State/University of Montana

89

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

20 multinational Educators

5 weeks

June 6 – July 12, 2018

US Department of State/University of Montana

88

Academia Naval Almirante Illingworth (ANAI), Ecuador

30 high school students

2 weeks

April 1-14, 2018

ANAI (privately)

87

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

19 multinational educators

6 weeks

January 26 – March 12, 2018

US Department of State/IREX

86

Okinawa Global Leadership Program

20 Students, 2 Teachers

3 weeks

July 24 – August 12, 2017

The Experiment in International Living/Okinawa Board of Education

85

MEPI Student Leaders Program

20 student leaders from the MENA Region

6 weeks

June 28-August 11, 2017

US Department of State/Georgetown University

84

Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship

20 student leaders from Africa

5 weeks

June 14 – July 19, 2017

US Department of State

83

Academia Naval Almirante Illingworth (ANAI), Ecuador

30 high school students

2 weeks

March 26- April 9, 2017

ANAI (privately)

82

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

20 multinational educators

6 weeks

January 27 – March 13, 2017

US Department of State/IREX

81

Okinawa Global Leadership Program

20 Students, 4 Teachers

3 weeks

July 25 – August 14, 2016

The Experiment in International Living/Okinawa Board of Education

80

Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship

20 student leaders from Africa

5 weeks

July 6 – August 10, 2016

US Department of State

79

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

20 multinational Educators

5 weeks

June 1 – July 7, 2016

US Department of State

78

Academia Naval Almirante Illingworth (ANAI), Ecuador

30 high school students

2 weeks

March 15-30, 2016

ANAI (privately)

77

Education USA

20 multinational student advisors

1 week

January 31 – February 5, 2016

US Department of State/IIE

76

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

20 multinational educators

6 weeks

January 29 – March 14, 2016

US Department of State/IREX

75

Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU)

Faculty Summer Program

10 professors

3 weeks

July 13– August 2, 2015

Chung Yuan Christian University

74

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

20 multinational Educators

5 weeks

May 27 – July 2, 2015

US Department of State

73

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

20 multinational educators

6 weeks

February – March 2015

US Department of State/IREX

72

Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU)

Faculty Summer Program

19 professors

3 weeks

July 14– August 3, 2014

Chung Yuan Christian University

71

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

19 multinational Educators

5 weeks

June 4 – July 10, 2014

US Department of State

70

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

17 multinational Educators

6 weeks

February – March 2014

US Department of State/IREX

69

Teaching Excellence and Achievement for Pakistani Teachers (TEA)

17 Pakistani Secondary Educators

6 weeks

Aug. 23 – Oct 7, 2013

US Department of State/Embassy/IREX

68

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

20 multinational Educators

6 weeks

June 13 – July 26, 2013

US Department of State

67

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

20 multinational Educators

6 weeks

February – March 2013

US Department of State/IREX

66

Teaching Excellence and Achievement for Pakistani Teachers (TEA)

19 Pakistani Secondary Educators

6 weeks

Aug. 31 – Sept. 15, 2012

US Department of State/U.S. Embassy, Pakistan/IREX

65

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

30 multinational Educators

6 weeks

June 7 – July 19, 2012

US Department of State

64

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

21 multinational Educators

6 weeks

February – March 2012

US Department of State/IREX

63

Teaching Excellence and Achievement for Pakistani Teachers (TEA)

22 Pakistani Secondary Educators

6 weeks

Aug. 11 – Sept. 27, 2011

US Department of State/IREX

62

Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators

30 multinational Educators

6 weeks

June14 – July 27, 2011

US Department of State

61

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

21 multinational Educators

6 weeks

February – March 2011

US Department of State/IREX

60

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

22 multinational Educators

6 weeks

February – March 2010

US Department of State/IREX

59

Cultural Interface

16 Pakistani Un. Students

7 weeks

Sept. –Oct. 2009

USAID/AED

58

Cultural Interface (Pilot)

11 Pakistani Un. Students

7 weeks

Jan-Feb 2009

USAID/AED

57

Comprehensive School Reform III

20 Egyptian Educators

2 weeks

March  2008

USAID/AED

START/PTP

56

Comprehensive School Reform II

22 Egyptian Educators

2 weeks

February 2008

USAID/AED

START/PTP

55

Comprehensive School Reform I

21 Egyptian Educators

2 weeks

November 2007

USAID/AED

START/PTP

54

Accreditation Study Tour II

22 Egyptian Educators

10 days

June 2007

USAID/AED

START/PTP

53

Accreditation Study Tour I

18 Egyptian Educators

10 days

May 2007

USAID/AED

START/PTP

52

Impact of Standards on Curriculum &Assessment IV

17 Egyptian Educators

3 weeks

January 2007

USAID/AED

START/PTP

51

Impact of Standards on Curriculum &Assessment III

18 Egyptian Educators

3 weeks

Sept.- Oct. 2006

USAID/AED

START/PTP

50

Impact of Standards on Curriculum &Assessment II

19 Egyptian Educators

3 weeks

May – June 2006

USAID/AED

START/PTP

49

Impact of Standards on Curriculum &Assessment I

20 Egyptian Educators

3 weeks

April – May 2006

USAID/AED

START/PTP

48

Teachers Training Teachers (3TP)

8 Russian Teachers of English, Social Studies and History

5 weeks

March – April 2006

US Department of State/

American Councils

47

Teachers Training Teachers (3TP)

8 Russian Teachers of Math and Science

3 weeks

Oct. –Nov. 2005

A US Department of State/

American Councils

46

Celebrating Teaching Excellence Across Cultures (International Conference)

85 Educators

3 days

July 22 -25, 2005

US Department of State/

American Councils

45

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

34 Central Asian Teachers

6 weeks

June – Aug. 2005

US Department of State/

American Councils

44

Business Process Integration and SAP

21 ITESM Mexican Students

4 weeks

June 2005

Self- funded

43

Literary Development

7 Afghan Women

3 weeks

May 2005

US Department of State/

American Councils

42

Partners in Education (PiE), School Directors

12 Caucasus Principals

2 weeks

April 2005

US Department of State/

American Councils

41

Civics Education, Partners in Education (PiE)

7 Ukraine teachers

5 weeks

Oct. –Nov. 2004

US Department of State/

American Councils

40

Celebrating Teaching Excellence Across Cultures (International Conference)

170 International  Educators

3 days

July 22 -25, 2004

US Department of State/

American Councils

39

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

34 Central Asian Teachers

6 weeks

June - July 2004

US Department of State/

American Councils

38

Computer Graphics and Animation

20 ITESM Mexican Students

4 weeks

May – June 2004

Self- funded

37

Partners in Education (PiE), School Directors

19 Caucasus Principals

2 weeks

April 2004

US Department of State/American Councils

36

Agricultural Marketing Study Tour

11 Ukrainians

10 days

March 2004

USAID/AED

35

Civics Education, Partners in Education (PiE)

7 Ukraine teachers

5 weeks

Oct. –Nov. 2003

US Department of State/American Councils

34

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

32 Central Asian Teachers

Six weeks

July – August 2003

US Department of State/American Councils

33

Civics Education, Partners in Education (PiE)

10 Caucasus teachers

5 weeks

Oct. –Nov. 2002

US Department of State/American Councils

32

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

31 Central Asian Teachers

Six weeks

July – August 2002

US Department of State/American Councils

31

Broadcast Management

 11 Russian TV managers

Two weeks

January 2002

USAID/Academy for Educational Development

30

Experience America

17 Spanish Cadets

4 weeks

July – Aug. 2001

Self-funded

29

Neighborhood Advocacy

12 Ukrainian NGOs

2 weeks

Feb. - March 2001

USAID/Academy for Educational Development

28

Election Reporting

7 Bulgarian Journalists

2 weeks

January 2001

Voice of America

27

Civics Education, Partners in Education (PiE)

10 Uzbekistan teachers

5 weeks

Oct. –Nov. 2000

US Department of State/American Councils

26

Media Advertising and Association Building

14 Russians

3 weeks

Oct. – Nov. 2000

USAID/Academy for Educational Development

25

Experience America

16 Spanish Cadets

4 weeks

July – Aug. 2000

Self-funded

24

Election Reporting

5 Albanian Journalists

2 weeks

March 2000

Voice of America

23

Election Reporting

6 Kosovar Journalists

2 weeks

July  2000

Voice of America

22

Civics Education, Partners in Education (PiE)

9 Russian Educators

5 weeks

Oct.-Nov. 1999

US Dept. of State/American Councils for International Education

21

TV News Directors

13 Russian TV Directors

3 weeks

Sept.-Oct. 1999

USAID/Academy for Educational Development (AED)

20

Experience America

15 Spanish Cadets

4 weeks

July – Aug. 1999

Self-funded

19

Irrigation Management Transfer

23 Central Asians

2 weeks

July - August 1999

USAID/AED

18

Newspaper Management

1 Georgian Journalist

4 weeks

February 1999

USAID/AED

17

Economic Journalism

8 Georgian Journalists

8 weeks

Feb. - March  1999

USAID/AED

16

Independent Media/News Directors

16 Russian Journalists

4 weeks

October 1998

USAID/AED

15

Experience America

15 Spanish Cadets

4 weeks

July – Aug. 1998

Self-funded

14

Women Leadership

12 Guinean Women

2 weeks

July 1998

USAID/AED

13

NGO Resource Centers: Services and Mgmt

Follow-on Training  in Moscow         

16 Russians

4 days

Dec. 12-16, 1997

USAID/AED

12

NGO Resource Centers: Services and Mgmt

16 Russian NGO managers

4 weeks

September 1997

USAID/AED

11

Credit Management

25 Nicaraguan Managers

4 weeks

March 1997

USAID/AED

10

Local Government Dev.

12 Republic of Georgians

4 weeks

Aug.-Sept. 1996

USAID/AED

9

NGO Coalition and Assoc. Building

21 Russians

3 weeks

May 1996

USAID/AED

8

NGO Management and Strategic Planning

15 Russians

3 weeks

Feb.-March 1996

USAID/AED

7

Leadership Training

26 Nicaraguan Community Leaders

4 weeks

March 1996

USAID/AED

6

Media Management

15 Romanian Journalists

4 weeks

Oct.-Nov. 1995

United States Information Agency/Voice of America

5

NGO Social Marketing

10 Russians

3 weeks

Aug.-Sept. 1995

USAID/AED

4

TV News Production

9 Russian TV Managers

3 weeks

June, 1995

United States Information Agency/Voice of America

3

NGO Financial Management I & II

47 Russian NGO Managers

4 weeks

Aug. – Sept. 1994

USAID/AED

2

NGO Management

20 Bolivian NGO Managers

4 weeks

Sept. –Oct. 1993

USAID/Development Associates

1

Community Leadership

25 Guatemalan Leaders

6 weeks

March – May, 1992

USAID/Development Associates