The New England Nigerian Conference for Nigerian Education Administrators and Government Officials: A certificate program awarding academic credit for Nigerian School and Government Officials.

Rethinking Education:

Institutionalizing skills-based learning. The certificate program will provide a broad base for gainful interactions, including an exchange of ideas, collaboration and research opportunities between private schools in Nigeria and the Northeastern United States.

The program will include workshops in college admissions and financial aid, college/university campus visits at various private schools in Massachusetts and meetings with academic officials at various schools to discuss improvement and academic enrichment in both skills and STEM based academic areas. This program is designed specifically to increase international and cultural exchange between Nigeria and the United States and to engage in productive dialogue to further enhance this exchange into the future.

Program Dates:

June 15 – June 22, 2024 

Registration is selective and the deadline to register is March 26.

This program has limited slots.

Register here

Cost $2300 per person

* Airfare is not included.

Cost Includes


Transportation to and from Campus and Boston Logan International Airport. As well as transportation to all off site New England Private schools.


Air conditioned housing on the quiet beautiful campus of Anna Maria College located conveniently in Central Massachusetts.


Healthy and fresh food provided on campus.


Meetings and campus tours with school officials at each of the secondary schools and universities. Stops at 4 major universities in Boston.

Registration Deadline March 26
Those selected to attend will be notified by April 8

Payment in Full is Due by May  10

Visa Information

For entry to the United States citizens of Nigeria are required to obtain a US Visa.

If you already have a visitor’s (B1/B2) visa
you may use this as your entry should qualify under “visitor for business

If you do not already have a US visa
Given the lengthy processing times you may choose to apply for a visitor’s visa or you can complete this form (PDF) so that we can assist you with the J-Visa application document.  Please contact John Hamel  Director of International Services  and Programs @  if you have questions.  If you are completing the form, please email it to