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Preparing for Study Abroad Emergencies for Higher Ed and K-12 Populations

Event Date: October 20, 2017


  • Jeremy Cassano, Country Officer, Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of American Citizens Services, U.S. Department of State;
  • Jenna Klym, Program Officer, Overseas Security Advisory Council, U.S. Department of State;
  • Kelly Holton, Travelers’ Health Communications and Education Team Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
  • Bronwyn Roberts, Project Director, REMS TA Center; and
  • Dr. Paul Myers, Director of Research Development, REMS TA Center.



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Duration: 1 hour

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On Friday, October 20th, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET, the REMS TA Center, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students, hosted a Webinar on how institutions of higher education and K-12 schools—both public and nonpublic—can better plan and prepare for emergencies that students and staff may encounter when studying abroad.

Presenters described the process for addressing emergencies abroad in planning efforts, shared case studies, and highlighted resources and support available when preparing for these incidents.

This 1 hour Webinar included a PowerPoint presentation as well as a Question and Answer session following the presentation.

This Webinar recording is played back through Adobe Connect using an Internet connection.