Professional Certification: Recognition

Participants who complete the Program are certified in education abroad by The Forum on Education Abroad, receive a certificate, are listed on The Forum’s website, and receive special recognition at The Forum’s Annual and European Conferences. Upon request, The Forum will also send a letter to their supervisor indicating that they have completed the Program successfully.

Certified Education Abroad Professionals

The Forum is very pleased to announce the following individuals have successfully completed The Forum’s Professional Certification in Education Abroad program. These individuals have effectively demonstrated the ability to articulate and apply the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad, and a commitment to professional excellence and ethical conduct. The Forum recognizes these colleagues for their accomplishment.

  • Adrian Beaulieu, Providence College
  • Betsy Brewer, Beloit College
  • Mandy Brookins, DePauw University
  • Kip Brooks, Washington and Lee University
  • Patti Brown, IFSA-Butler
  • Brian Brubaker, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Paige Butler, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
  • Laura Cano Rodriguez, Stanford University
  • Kristen Cohen, Stetson University College of Law
  • Aubree Compton, iE-USA
  • Lucía Conte, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Dan Creed, Normandale Community College
  • Dana Currier, The University of Chicago
  • Amelia Dietrich, The Forum on Education Abroad
  • Karl Dowling, Foundation for International Education
  • Ryan Dye, Miami University
  • Lynn Elliott, Brigham Young University
  • Stacy Fischer, Drew University
  • Erin French, Iowa State University
  • Nick Gozik, Boston College
  • Courtney Greene, Academic Programs International (API)
  • Katherine Hale, Western Kentucky University
  • Kline Harrison, Wake Forest University
  • Sue Jackson, Whitworth University (ret)
  • Margaret Kowalsky, King’s College
  • Cara Lane-Toomey, Where There Be Dragons
  • Jonathan Larson, Grinnell College
  • Cheryl Lochner-Wright, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • Stephanie Lovseth, Principia College
  • Carolyn Lutes, Academic Programs International (API)
  • Kate Fox Manni, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Kelly McLaughlin, Yale University
  • Christina Monte, University of Massachusetts
  • Kevin Morrison, Macalester College
  • Jen Murray, Bard College
  • Mike Nelson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Erica Nikolaisen, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Mark Odenwelder
  • Naomi Otterness, Davidson College
  • Scott Ozaroski, DePaul University
  • Christopher Quinlan, Brigham Young University
  • Bradley Rink, University of the Western Cape
  • Oleksandra Sehin, Texas State University
  • David Shallenberger, SIT Study Abroad (ret)
  • Yin Star, Shepherd University
  • Whitney Strickler, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Nancy Stubbs, University of Colorado, Boulder (ret)
  • Jessica Sun, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jonathan Sylvia, Dartmouth College
  • Angi Yucas, CAPA The Global Education Network


Logo of Sara's Wish Foundation, which includes the name of the organization and a photo of Sara Schewe smilingScholarship support for the Professional Certification Program is provided by membership and a generous donation from Sara’s Wish Foundation.