TAICEP At Your Desk Conversation Series: “Introduction to Electronic Verification”

May 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Date/Time:  Thursday, May 7, 2020, 10:00 am to 11:00 am Eastern (11:15 if we have a lot of questions :))  

Description:  Join TAICEP’s panel of experts as they discuss electronic verification of educational documents. The session will include an introduction to TAICEP’s resources for electronic verification, the types and scope of electronic verification tools, and preferred examples from each presenter. The conversation will also address the privacy issues that surround online digital student data.


Peggy Bell Hendrickson has spent almost 20 years combining her love of international education with her need to create lists. She’s contributed to such publications as the NAFSA Online Guide to Educational Systems around the World, the AACRAO Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE), the TAICEP Talk Newsletter, the 2010 AACRAO International Guide, the NAFSA Guide to International Student Recruitment, and others. Peggy has presented on country updates, secondary education, professional development, international transfer credits, researching international education systems, accreditation, electronic verification services, bogus institutions, and more.

Katerina Roskina of China Credential Services is the former NAFSA CEP Credential Evaluation Workshop Dean, a NAFSA 2019 and 2020 CEP Credential Evaluation Workshop Trainer, a conference presenter with extensive NAFSA National, Regional and state experience on credential evaluation, admissions and recruitment and international student integration subject matters, an active NAFSA Spotlight contributor on China-related topics. Her current leadership roles include the Chair-Elect of the Wisconsin Association of International Educators, a member of NAFSA Region V Leadership Team, and a NAFSA China MIG Vice Chair.

Martha Van Devender is a veteran senior evaluator at Educational Credential Evaluators. With an educational background in cultural anthropology and library science, she enjoys research almost as much as Peggy. Her areas of expertise include Latin America (especially Cuba), Anglophone Africa, and Indonesia. But more recently, she has been exploring the strange new world of online verification resources and is excited to share her findings with others.
Mike Turay is an admissions evaluator in the Graduate School at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.  He has over 15 years of experience in the field and was the International Enrollment Management liaison for NAFSA’s Region I from 2018-19.  Areas of expertise include India and Canada, and Francophone Africa is a region of interest.  Currently telecommuting from home, he apologizes in advance for any pets who may Zoombomb the presentation.

Registration:  Registration is free and open to TAICEP members and non-members.  To register, click HERE


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