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EducationUSA Academy Connects



Presentation Skills Track

Unleash your Potential 

Get a head start in your international academic pursuit and enhance your presentation skills by taking an introduction to presentation skills class.  Take advantage of the opportunity for an individual meeting with a faculty member from a specific academic department by requesting a meeting at beginning of the program.


EducationUSA Academy Connects
at St. Cloud State University

4-week Online Program
April 5, 2021 – April 29, 2021


Program includes:

  • Introduction to Presentation Skills class (4 synchronous sessions)
  • Two Live virtual campus tours
  • Student Panel discussion with current international students
  • One STEM-Research seminar with SCSU Science and Engineering Faculty
  • Visit to one SCSU class
  • Meeting with SCSU International Admissions Director
  • Orientation Session
  • Closing Ceremony
Certificate of Achievement at the end of program

Program Requirements

  • Partcipant must be 15 to 18 years old at the start of the program.
  • English level: B2 on the CERF scale or higher.
  • Recommendation letter from current English teacher.Deadline March 10
    Teacher Online Recommendation Form
  • Technical requirements:
    • Stable internet connection
    • Computer/tablet with webcam and microphone
    • Latest web browser (Chrome or Firefox)
    • Latest Zoom meeting version App

Class Schedule

  • Classes/sessions will be synchronous and asynchronous Zoom meetings.
  • Attendance is required
  • Class/session participation is encouraged
  • Classes will be held for 60 minutes
  • Classes/sessions meet 3 times a week
  • Tentative schedule


  • Center for Continuing Studies Faculty:                                                                                         Elizabeth  Valencia-Borgert
  • Science and Engineering Faculty:
    Dr. John Sinko


Dates and tuition

EducationUSA Academy Connects
April 5, 2021 – April 29, 2021
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2021
Orientation Session: April 5, 2021
Sessions: April 6, 2021 - April 29, 2021
Tuition: US$210
Register Here


Your Next Steps

Step 1:
Create your account
Register Here
Step 2:
Complete the registration form
Step 3:
Securely pay with a credit card

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