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Commissions & Consultant Work

A Selection of Professional and Academic Committees

A Selection of Professional and Academic Committees

  • President of the Executive Institute Council, IESIDE – A 30-year old well-know school of business, Intercontinental Higher Education Institute of Business (www.afundacion.edu), A Coruña-Vigo, Spain (2016-Present).
  • Member of the Board, FUNCAS – Think-tank on Social and Economic Research (www.funcas.es), Madrid, Spain (2014-Present).
  • Member of the Board, Camilo José Cela Foundation, Padrón, Galicia, Spain (2014-Present).
  • Member of the Board, Foundation Cidade da Cultura, Santiago, Galicia, Spain (2014-Present).
  • Member of the University Council, University of Texas, Brownsville (2008-2014).
  • Member of the University Undergraduate and Graduate Committes, University of Texas, Brownsville. (2008-2014).
  • Member of the Valley-UTB P-16 Council, Brownsville (2008-2014).
  • Member of the Academic Senate, University of Texas, Brownsville (2008-2012).
  • Member of the Board of the Latin American and Caribbean Institute of Higher Education (ILAEDES).
  • Member of the Academic Council of the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain.
  • President of the Board of the Escotet Foundation, USA.
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the UNESCO Observatory of Higher Education, Politechnical University and United Nations University, Barcelona.
  • Coordinator of the Task Force Committee for the creation and development of the Basque Institute of Competitiveness Deusto/Harvard and Basque Government, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Comparative and International Education Society-CIES.
  • Member of the Research Associate Dean´s Search and Screan Committee (appointed by the Dean), Florida International University.
  • Chair of the Committee for the Enhancement of Information and Networking of the Comparative and International Education Society.
  • Member of the Education Dean´s Search and Screan Committee (appointed by the Provost), Florida International University.
  • Member of the University Graduate Council (elected by the Faculty) and member of the University Access and Equity Committee (appointed by the University President), Florida International University.
  • Member of many College of Education Committees: Tenure (Chair), Promotion, Merit, Administrative Council, Doctoral Studies, NCATE Program Committee, Urban Education Program, Undergraduate Studies Core, Educational Technology and Faculty Council. (Florida International University, COE).
  • Member of the Spanish Advisory Group of the Club of Rome.
  • Member of the FIU Task Force of Graduate Studies Bench Marks.
  • Special Counselor to the Association of Jesuit Universities of Latin America (AUSJAL).
  • Member of the Board of the Society for International Development, Spanish Chapter.
  • Member of the Board of Regents, Universidad Iberoamericana de Postgrado, Salamanca, Spain.
  • Serving as member of several International Committees during my position as Secretary General of the Organization of American States for Education Science and Culture (OEI).
  • Committee for the Development of the International Development Education´s graduate program at Florida International University.
  • Member of the Planning Task Force for the Development of the North Campus at Florida International University.
  • Member of the International Studies Committee at Florida International University.
  • Member of GULERPE´S Committee for Tendencies of Latin American Higher Education.
  • Coordinator of the Open Education Project of the Organization of American States.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of ALAMOC.
  • President of the Organizational Committee of the Latin American Congress on New Forms of Post-Secondary Education.
  • Coordinator of the General Studies Commission of the National Council of Universities of Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the Multinational Project for Educational Costs and Financing at OAS (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia and Chile).
  • Coordinator of the Fifth Educational Nacional Plan of Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the Educational Policy Commission of Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the National Commission for University General Studies. Appointed by the National Council of Universities, Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the Evaluation and Accreditation Committee of the Universidad Simón Rodríguez. Appointed by the National Council of Universities, Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the Evaluation Committee for Accreditation of the Higher Educational Institutions at the West-Central States of Venezuela. Appointed by the Minister of Education.
  • Member of the National Commission for Institutional Development on Higher Education. Appointed by the Minister of Education, Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the Technical Committee for Evaluation of Higher Educational Institutions of Venezuela.
  • Coordinator of the Committee for Minority Education at Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado.
  • Coordinator of the Committee for Educational Innovation at Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado.
  • Committees for Intercultural Education and Computer´s use for Research and Teaching, Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado.
  • Member of the Scientific Commission of the University of Oriente, Venezuela.
  • Member of the Commission of Institutional Evaluation, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela.
  • Member of the Faculty Affairs Committee, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela.
  • Member of the Student Counseling Services Commission of the National Council of Universities of Venezuela.

A Selection of Consultancy Work

  • Director/Editor of Serie International de Educación Superior. A book collection series sponsored by United Nations University, UPalermo and UNESCO.
  • General Editor Adviser of Universitas 2000 (A Quarterly Referee Journal on Higher Education), Caracas.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Referee Journal/Revista Iberoamericana de Educación a Distancia (AIESAD).
  • Director of the Comparative and International Education Society official website; (http://www.cies.us/).
  • Consultant on Higher Education and Program Evaluation to UNESCO´s Headquartes.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Higher Education Journal/Revista de Educación Superior (UNESCO-IESAL).
  • Member of the UNESCO?s Higher Education Advisory Committee to Latin America/Caribbean and Canada, appointed by the Director of IESALC-UNESCO.
  • Adviser on University Development to Universidad Centroamericana of Nicaragua, Universidad de Palermo of Buenos Aires, Argentina and National Council of Universities.
  • Editor of Asterisco (Cultural and educational journal). Madrid, Spain.
  • Educational consultant for Ministries of Education of Argentina, Bolivia, Perú, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, Panamá, Spain and Venezuela.
  • Consultant on publishing training to Anaya Publishing Group, Madrid, Spain.
  • Consultant on Latin American Studies to Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Consultant on Distance Education to UNESCO´s Colombian Program.
  • Consultant on Education to The Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
  • Consultant on Bicultural Education to the FIU Bilingual Educational Center, U.S.A.
  • Consultant to IBM of Venezuela in Developing Computer Based Educational Programs.
  • Consultant on Higher Education to the Interamerican Development Bank, Washington D.C.
  • Consultant on Latin American Education to the World Bank, Washington, D.C.
  • Associate Editor of Revista Interamericana de Educación de Adultos, OAS, Washington D.C.
  • Associate Editor of the Interamerican Journal of Psychology, University of Texas.
  • Editor of the Biblioteca de Ciencias de la Conducta at the CEAC Publisher, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Associate Editor of Revista de Tecnología Educativa, OAS-Chile, Editor: Clifton Chadwick.
  • Editor of Universitas 2000, appointed by the Latin American Board on Higher Education, Caracas.
  • Editor and Founder of The Learning and Behavior Journal, appointed by the ALAMOC (The Interamerican Association of Behavioral Sciences.)
  • Editor of the Universidad y Post-Secundaria Series (Book Collection) at FEDES Publishing House-NGO, Caracas, Venezuela.
Escotet and Gayle
Dean Escotet with Associate Dean Gayle Brogdon during the last Commencement at Texas in May 2014

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