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Americas - North & Central Americas and the Caribbean
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
REAC Name: Maria Mercedes Salmon
Skype Name: MariaMSalmon
Welcome to North & Central Americas and the Caribbean! Under support from the Educational Information and Resources Branch at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/A/S/A), the Regional Educational Advising Coordinator (REAC), employed through the Institute of International Education's Office for Latin America, provides leadership and expertise in educational advising issues to educational information centers and U.S. Embassies within North & Central Americas, and the Caribbean. The REAC provides support to approximately 36 EducationUSA Centers throughout the region counseling Advisers in center management, tools for U.S. educational advising, opportunities for professional development, regional events and updates in advising related issues. The REAC provides U.S. Educational Institutions and ECA/A/S/A with information on educational systems in the region, regional student mobility trends, suggestions for working with advising centers, tips for recruiting students, and a calendar of activities in the region.
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