Developing Global Competency in Today’s Youth

Katherine Punteney, Program Chair, Assistant Professor, International Education Management

Myneisha Davis, Master’s Candidate, International Education Management

Craig Sanders, Instructor, Intensive and Custom Language Programs

Monterey Institute of International Studies


This session will explore language education as a key component in developing global competency in today’s youth. The panelists will present a brief overview of the literature on developing global competency in youth and share exemplar programs in the U.S. and abroad. Following the presentation, participants will engage in a guided discussion of the topic, sharing their ideas and experiences, and discussing initiatives that they could implement within their organizations and within the community.