About Us

Mission

The Florida Association of International Educators (FAIE) holds as its key objective:

“The promotion of international educational exchange in the State of Florida.”

In keeping with standards and principles established by the NAFSA Code of Ethics, the FAIE provides to the membership in its five districts professional education and training. This training is designed to strengthen and develop programs and services in international education throughout the state.

The FAIE provides a forum for discussion of issues and a network for sharing information pertinent to international education. The FAIE holds that international educational exchange advances learning and scholarship, enhances respect and cooperation among the peoples of the world, and encourages constructive leadership in a global community.

Goals & Objectives

The Florida Association of International Educators (FAIE) is a non profit organization founded in 1996. FAIE is an affiliate of NAFSA Region VII – the national organization for international educators. The main goal of this organization is to provide a common platform for all educators to share their views and to provide resources to:

  1. Improve awareness of international student issues.
  2. Provide information on international student recruitment, credential evaluation, admission, and retention trends in international education.
  3. Assist educators who teach English to speakers of other languages with information on community services and enrichment programs for international students and their families.
  4. Help coordinators of study abroad programs, advisers to students on overseas opportunities, advisers on scholarships for study and research abroad, representatives of internship abroad programs, and faculty and staff at U.S. institutions who are involved in international educational exchange.

Bylaws & Board Position Descriptions

FAIE’s structure and procedures are set out in its bylaws and position descriptions, available below.

Tax Information

FAIE maintains non-profit tax status as an educational organization.  For  a brief description of the requirements of exemption under IRS Section 501(c)(3), go here. For a record of FAIE’s tax filings go here.