Name of Engagement

Dr. Nancy Barbour Receives Funding to Host the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) for 2017

Contact Information

Dr. Nancy Barbour

Contact Details

barboune@jmu.edu

Description

Dr. Nancy Barbour, Professor, and Accreditation and Special Projects in the College of Education, has been awarded $184,953.00 by the International Research Exchange (IREX) and the U.S. Department of State to once again host the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP). The ILEP programs at four different US institutions will give the opportunity for 64 educators from qualifying countries to enhance their teaching skills and expertise in their subjects, as well as immersing in American culture. Upon completion of the program, participants may have the opportunity to apply for small grants for activities that will build upon their exchange experience and promote cross-cultural and educational collaboration.

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/news/sponsoredprograms/2017/01-04-ilep.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty

Scope

International Scope

Date

Dr. Nancy Barbour received the funding in early January 2017.

Frequency

One Time Only

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Program

On/Off campus

On campus

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