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The Massachusetts Council for International Education invites its entire membership to attend our retreat at the beautiful Meeting House in Billerica. 

Thursday, June 15, 2017
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Middlesex Meetinghouse, 294 Concord Road, Billerica

Breakfast, Lunch, and refreshments will be served.


To register for the MaCIE Retreat, please complete the registration form then email directly to Pat Demaras at to be counted in registration.

Please bring registration fee $30 per attendee (make check payable to MACIE), or mail it to:

Pat Demaras
Middlesex Community College
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA, 01852

Registration deadline is June 5.

The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.


Time Event
Morning     Introductions and Icebreaker
Morning Treasurer’s report – Don Ross

Committee Reports

  • Membership Outreach Committee
  • Web Presence Committee
  • Fall Workshop – Study Abroad
  • Spring Workshop – Supporting International Students
  • Lecture Series
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Archive Committee
Morning Discussion re future Workshops/Conferences – Pat Demaras
Morning Nomination process for 2017/2018 Officers – Cynthia Siegler

Campus Dynamics, Leadership Styles, and Individuals: Making Sense of it all!

(Please be prepared to discuss the following): 

  • Your title/role, your office structure, who you report to, and the division you are in
  • What are your First Line/Best Practices/Solutions regarding:
  • Immigration-what do you do to prepare for Executive Orders and emergencies?
  • Regarding Study Abroad-what is your risk management plan-insurance plan?
  • What Leadership and Personality Styles are you dealing with? 
  • What stories from the trenches and suggestions can help others?  
  • Please take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator before the Retreat to see yours! It is free. 
Please bring a printout of your results to the Retreat.


Directions to Middlesex Meetinghouse. If you have questions or concerns please contact: 978-663-9666.


Parking is available in the back of The Middlesex Meeting House.