Collegial Conversations


Throughout the year, NAFSA works with numerous experienced international educators to conduct live, online chats. A list of upcoming chats is provided below.

Conversations are a NAFSA member benefit: access is for current NAFSA members only. Learn more about becoming a member of NAFSA.

Upcoming Live Chats

Emotional Support Animals in Education Abroad
June 13, 2019
Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) have become an increasingly hot topic not only in the news, but more recently a growing issue in the field of education abroad. More and more, students with mental health disabilities, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and anxiety, are requesting to bring their ESA with them on their education abroad program, and the nuances have professionals struggling to find answers, understand their responsibility, and to know how best to support the student. Come join a text-based Q&A session with experts working in education abroad and a pet therapy non-profit to hear tips and guidelines for supporting a student inquiring about studying abroad with their ESA

Recent Live Chats