International Student Program Conference


 International Student Program Conference 2021

WA Global Network’s 12th Annual International Student Program Conference will be held in-person on October 10-12, 2021. After a year of separation from in person gathering, it’s time to reconnect and regain fresh insight as well as revisit international program essentials. We hope that this conference will be a time for you to reflect on your program values and look forward to the new year.
IMPORTANT: There has been a location update for our conference. We will now be meeting at Crossroads Community Church in Carol Stream, IL. The church is right down the road from the Holiday Inn and we will be providing a shuttle services back and forth from the hotel. The address is below.

Crossroads Community Church

1N100 Gary Avenue, Carol Stream, IL

Come to the Conference to:

Share your school’s successes & learn best practices

Attend helpful workshop sessions

Grow from inspirational guest speakers, experts, and current international students

Network & fellowship with colleagues

Take home insights, tools, & resources to use in your program

Conference Overview

Please see additional information in the side menu


Sunday, October 10-Tuesday, October 12


Crossroads Community Church

1N100 Gary Avenue, Carol Stream, IL


The Conference is for any person involved with a Christian school international student program, including (but not limited to):

  • International Program Directors
  • International Program Coordinators
  • Directors of Admissions
  • College Guidance Counselors
  • Host Parents
  • School Board Members
  • Principals
  • Heads of Schools
  • Superintendents
  • ESL Teachers
  • Teachers of all subjects


Schedule & Sessions

Sunday night – Tuesday Afternoon

Click here for the Full Schedule and Click here for the Session Descriptions


Holiday Inn – Carol Stream
150 South Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Phone: 630-665-3000

Click here for more information on hotel reservations! Reservation Deadline: Saturday September 18th

Health and Wellness Plan

We will be following the CDC and state and local guidelines regarding COVID-19 protocol. Masks are required when we are inside Holiday Inn and Wheaton Academy.

How to Register

Online Registration is now open! If you are unable to pay by credit card and need to pay be check, please contact us.


You can contact Caroline Lauber, WA Global Network Administrative Coordinator, with any questions about the Conference including registration, content, schedule, or special concerns.

Phone: 630-562-7587

We look forward to serving you!

2021 Sponsors

Special thanks to the following organizations who make the ISPC possible through their financial support.

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor