ISSE Handbook for Participants

Important points:

  • Communication between partner schools must start early.
  • Passports and visas acquired as soon as delegation is selected.
  • Complete all necessary ISSE and travel forms.
  • Travel arrangements made once visiting dates are confirmed
  • Prepare assembly for whole school.
  • Prepare classroom presentations.
  • Limited spending money (time in host school is not a vacation).
  • Discuss eating and drinking in host country.

These points all refer to information found in Section V – Communication/Visit Preparation.

  • No cellphones, ipads, or any personal technology items used during the visit.
  • Visitors have great responsibilities.
  • Get to know rest of visiting delegation.
  • Assembly and classroom presentations should be brief.
  • Gift to host school.
  • Visiting delegation communication back to home school and parents.
  • Share experience after returning to home school.
  • Share stories with photos,etc. on ISSE website. (

These points all refer to information found in Section IX – Visiting Team Responsibilities

  • Community coverage of ISSE Experience is important
  • Contact local daily/weekly news sources
  • Share photos of visitors in classrooms of younger children and/or assembly performance for whole school

These points all refer to information found in Section X – Public Relations

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Lafayette, CO 80026

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