If you would like to host or co-host a webinar or have a suggestion for a webinar topic, please contact Professional Development Committee Chair, Annetta Stroud at strouda@aacrao.org.  Webinars are offered free of charge to TAICEP members and non-members. However, after a live webinar, the recording is only available to TAICEP members.  The webinars usually last 60-75 minutes.


Upcoming Webinars


Title: Authenticating and Assessing Credentials from Iran: Key Information & FAQs
Date/Time:  September 21, 2023 at 11:00 am Eastern US

Open to TAICEP members and non-members at no cost. 

PLEASE NOTE!  This webinar is NOT being recorded so the content will not be unavailable after the live session.  

Register: HERE!

Description: This webinar will tackle some frequently asked questions about credentials from Iran, spotlighting the challenges faced by both assessors/admission officers and applicants. Using sample documents and scenarios, the session provides insights into the country’s education system and established practices regarding official documents and their verification.

Bio: Sara began working in the field of international credential evaluation in late 2019 with the Comparative Education Service at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. Her career spans teaching, research, and liaison positions in higher education institutions and the diplomatic sector, including roles at the German Embassy in Tehran, Goethe-Institut Toronto, the University of Waterloo, Universität Mannheim, and the University of Toronto. Growing up in Germany, Sara later moved to Iran where she attended the universities Isfahan and Shahid Beheshti, before coming to Canada to pursue further studies in Applied Linguistics with a focus on language education.

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Webinar Archives

As a benefit of TAICEP membership, past webinars are available to TAICEP members only (members, be sure you are logged into the website and click here for access)

Here’s a just a taste of the webinars in the TAICEP Archive:

Title:   Evaluating International Professional Degrees

Description:   Take a break from the summer heat! Cool off with a virtual gathering to learn how professional degrees differ from academic degrees, and discover what your TAICEP colleagues are thinking about the challenges involved in evaluating professional degrees for the international recognition and admissions environments. This refreshing break features sample credentials in law and dentistry and the opportunity to give your input virtually on successful evaluation approaches. Everybody into the credential evaluation pool!
Presented by:   
Margaret Wenger, Senior Director of Evaluation, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. Meg has worked at ECE, a non-profit credential evaluation agency, since 1990. As Senior Director of Evaluation, Meg leads evaluation policy development, new evaluator training, and coordinates quality assurance efforts. She regularly presents at international conferences as well as contributing to publications in the field. She serves as chair of the Digital Student Data Task Force of TAICEP, as well as co-chairing the Groningen Declaration Network Task Force on Verification Policies and Best Practices.
Ann Koenig, International Associate Director, AACRAO.  Ann has been with AACRAO since 2002.  Her career path spans 30+ years, including foreign credential evaluation in professional evaluation services, campus-based work in international admissions, student records management, academic advising and transfer credit evaluation in Wisconsin, California and Germany.  Ann’s country education system research, along with her writing on best practice in international admissions, document review and fraud awareness, have been published by AACRAO and NAFSA.  She has been an active leader and trainer in professional development activities sponsored by AACRAO, NAFSA NAGAP, EAIE, TAICEP and other organizations in the U.S. and Europe. 
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