Ferrin, S. E., Finnish Principal’s Organisation, Helsinki, Finland November 24, 2001 Guest of Finnish Government and Keynote Speaker at annual conference of Finland’s primary and secondary principals. “Challenges and Opportunities Presented By Religious, Racial/Ethnic and Language Minority Students in Education: Celebrating National Identity and Tradition While Respecting Minority Viewpoints.”
Ferrin, S. E., The Tallinn Pedagogical University, Tallinn, Estonia, presentation November 2001, “Responding to language diversity in education: Pluralism, language policy, and politics: the strange case of the political economy of language policy in the United States.”
Ferrin, S. E., Finnish National Board of Education, presentation November 2001, Invited guest and presenter of Finnish Government, “Language and ethnic minority students: policy challenge and educational opportunity.”
Ferrin, S. E., Rinkeby Multilingual Institute, Stockholm, Sweden presentation November 2001, “Referenda, direct democracy, Official English, and the outlawing of bilingual education: Current American issues affecting language minority students.”
Ferrin, S. E., University of Bridgeport Education Law Conference, Bridgeport, CT, April 11, 2002, “Privacy Rights of Students and Parents Under FERPA: Recent Perspectives and Cases.” Invited as one of several keynoters.
Robson, J., McCoy, M. & Ferrin, S. E., Education Law Association , Albuquerque, NM November 16, 2001, Annual Conference,“Divergent Views on the Most Efficient Manner in Which to Work With and Educate School Board Members, Administrators and Educators Regarding School Law.”
Ferrin, S. E., Winstead, R., & Dunn, Mary, Education Law Association , Albuquerque, NM November 16, 2001, Annual Conference,“Washing Out Students for Failure in Internship, Practicum or Clinical Components of Teacher Education Programs: Best Practices and Worst Nightmares.
Ferrin, S. E., National Rural Education Association, Albuquerque, NM, October 26,2001 Annual Conference, “The Supreme Court’s View of Education: Recent Decisions.”
Ferrin, S. E., Utah Rural Education Association, Cedar City, UT, July 2003 Annual Conference, “Church and State to Coming in Late: Recent Legal Decisions Affecting Education.
Ferrin, S. E., & Coleman, A., Education Law Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA, November 12, 2003, "Questions Regarding Language Minority Students Rights, 2003 Education Law Association Pre-conference Seminar."