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The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation

The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) was established in the late 1980s to link Belize with the United States and other countries for the purpose of strengthening and expanding their capabilities in higher education. In 2014 the consortium was incorporated as a 501 (3) © non-profit corporation.

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COBEC at UNF College of Education, COBEC Summer 2019 Conference.
COBEC at UNF College of Education, COBEC Summer 2019 Conference

Stock photograph of Jacksonville, Florida skyline at night with Bridge in forground.

COBEC Summer Conference 2019

Jacksonville, Florida, United States. July 24-26, 2019

Registration will be available through the website and via list-serve.
Travel: Jacksonville International Airport serves multiple airlines.

COBEC Winter Conference 2019

February 6-7, 2019

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro Junior College. February 2019. Minutes & Presentations

Name Description Download
COBEC Agenda Winter 2019 Final Draft of Cobec Agenda - Theme: "Stronger Together. Download
Presentation Teacher Education and Development Services Download
Presentation Demystifying the Process of Partnership in Belize: A Permit to Teach (Conditions & Process) Download
Presentation Partnering with Galen University Download
Presentation Full Basket Belize: Connections Download
Presentation The University of Belize and Opportunities for Collaboration by Clement K. Sankat Download
COBEC Evaluation Report, 2018

COBEC. "Evaluating the Impact of the Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) on Belizean and U.S. Partner Institutions," July 2018. Evaluation Report.

Meet Mardi Gras Crawfish
If you have not met Mardi Gras Crawfish ("MGC"). He is the official Mascot for the 2018 COBEC Summer Conference in Bossier City. Above are some pictures of MGC at work in preparations for your arrival (reviewing the website, chairing a planning committee meeting, scouting facilities, etc.). For all you need to know about the conference, be sure to visit: