Welcome

TABS CONNECT


Connecting International Students
with Boarding Schools, online.

We’d like to introduce to you an online approach to international student recruitment. TABS Connect ™, an expanded version of MarcomACE, will allow schools and students to perform searches, direct message, set up Zoom calls, and more! 

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Your Tour Leader

MICHAEL SHAVER, DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

Prior to joining us at TABS, Michael served as one of fourteen worldwide Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REAC’s) for EducationUSA, the U.S. Department of State’s initiative to represent U.S. higher education abroad. In this role, Michael supported EducationUSA Advising Centers across Southeast Asia and collaborated with Higher Education Institutions to develop recruitment strategies throughout the region.

Michael has served in a number of internationally-focused education and admission roles: Director of the University of South Pacific’s first international office; Assistant Director of Admission—with specific leadership of international marketing, recruitment, and admission—for Berklee College of Music in Boston, and overseeing recruitment efforts for NYU Abu Dhabi and the Schwarzman Scholars programs in East Asia and the Pacific at IIE in Bangkok. In addition to his background in international admissions, Michael has taught university level courses at Eastern Illinois University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and was a guest lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Worms, Germany.

Michael holds a BBA, with a focus on Japanese and International Marketing, from Eastern Michigan University, and an MS in Training and Leadership Development from Eastern Illinois University.

Michael’s experience in recruitment includes efforts in Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timore L’este, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hestitate to contact Michael.

How does it work?

Download the TABS Connect Quick Guide to see how easy it is to connect with international students this fall! If you have any questions, please contact Michael Shaver.