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Past Projects

California State University, Chico’s International Training Programs has custom designed and implemented 70 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 or Bethany Pinegar: bpinegar@csuchico.edu.

Project Title/ParticipantsProject Duration/DateFunding Agency
76 Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)
20 multinational Educators
6 weeks
January – March 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 Secondary 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/U.S. Embassy, Pakistan/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
June 14 – 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 University Students
7 weeks
Sept. –Oct. 2009
USAID/AED
58 Cultural Interface (Pilot)
11 Pakistani University 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 (AED)
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 Intl 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
13 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 Info 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 Info Agency/Voice of America
3 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