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Professional Advisory Board

Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education

2012 - 2013 Professional Advisory Board

  • Dr. Ernest Epstein, Historian, Comparative and International Education Society and Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
  • Dr. Sharon Brennan, University of Kentucky and representative of the Consortium of Overseas Student Teaching
  • Mr. Batt Burns, former principal and story teller, Sneem, Ireland
  • Dr. Linda Robertson, Director of CIIE, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Dr. Valdez Russell, The College of The Bahamas, Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Mr. Doug Sessions, International Baccalaureate North America, New York, New York
  • Mrs. Christine Arabin, Kent Koleji, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dr. Shih-Mei Yang, Hung Kuang University, Taiwan
  • Shonal Agarwal, Chapters India
  • Kate Berseth, Executive Vice President of Marketing, EF Education First

Fall 2013 Meeting: October 10 & 11, 2013 in Washington DC

Anthony Tait, Global Professional Development Director,welcomes the Professional Advisory Board  and Kent State faculty to the IB Americas headquarters in Bethesda, MD.


Michael Leshner, Development and Outreach Services Manager at IB, discusses the Career Certificate Program.


Emily Vanderkamp, Research Associate Manager at IB, presents.


(L-R) Anthony Tait, Global Professional Development Director (IB); MeravYuravlivker, Associate Manager of Examiner Training and Recruitment (IB); and Shawn Fitzgerald, Director and Associate Professor of Foundations, Leadership and Administration (KSU).


The Professional Advisory Board, KSU faculty, and IB partners pose for a photo at IB Americas headquarters in Bethesda, MD.