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Foreign Transcript Evaluation Policy

CONTECH recommends that candidates use the credential evaluation services of World Education Services (WES). Information is available at

WES is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping international students and professionals achieve their educational and professional goals in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1974, WES evaluates and advocates for the recognition of international education qualifications. For over 40 years, WES has set the standard of excellence in the field of international mobility with its credential evaluations, research and consulting services, and ongoing support for international students and skilled immigrants. WES has provided credential evaluations for more than one million people worldwide. WES evaluations are widely recognized by more than 2,500 educational, business, and governmental institutions throughout the U.S. and Canada.

However, if the candidate does not want to use WES, he/she may use any of the credential evaluation services listed below:

●      Academic and Professional International Evaluations, Inc., CA

●      ACREVS, Inc., Milpitas, CA

●      American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions                       Officers (AACRAO)

●      American Evaluation and Translation Service, Inc. (AETS), Miami, FL

●      C.E.I.E Specialists, Inc.

●      Center for Educational Documentation, Boston, MA

●      Consultancy on International Education (CIE), IL

●      Education Evaluators International (CA, RI, NY)

●      Educated Choices, LLC

●      Foreign Consultants, Inc. (FCI), Westminster, CO

●      Foreign Credentials Service of America, Austin, TX

●      Global Education Group, Inc., Miami, FL & Tucson, AZ

●      International Education Evaluations, Inc., Charlotte & Harrisburg, NC

●      International Education Evaluators, Surfside, FL

●      Institute of Foreign Credential Services, Dobbs Ferry, NY

●      Jack Phillips, NJ

●      North American Education Group (NAEG), Swampscott, MA

●      Visiting International Faculty Program (VIF), NC

●      Worldwide Education Consultant Services, TX Criteria for approval of credential evaluation agencies are outlined in State Board of Education Rule 6A-4.003.●      Educational Credential Evaluators | ECE®