AOA is an American based managing company in Atlanta, Georgia that serves I-20 approved schools. Having a total of 150 educational years of experience, AOA knows what it takes to serve students academically, socially, and emotionally. We live in a world of increasing political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, and geo-strategic interdependence and complexity that requires educated citizens to have a global frame of reference. Therefore, AOA is committed to providing its partnering schools, as well as the community it serves, with cross-cultural experiences that develop mutual understanding and respect of cultural differences. This commitment includes providing your school with qualified students from around the world in order to increase your international student enrollment, managing students and host families from beginning to end, and international education consulting that improves students overall success at your school.
CSIETAOA is now approved and accredited by CSIET! To obtain and keep accreditation, agencies must have proper processes in place to support families, students, and partner schools. AOA is excited about the legitimacy this will add to the brand name overseas as it will put many families at ease knowing AOA is accredited and is taking good care of their student.
AIRCAOA was certified by AIRC in April of 2016. AIRC is a non-profit membership association that certifies agencies aiding in international student applications to U.S. colleges and universities. AIRC was founded in 2008 to safeguard the interests of both international students and enrolling institutions through the promotion of ethical, standards-based international recruitment strategies. AOA expects AIRC accreditation to add validity to its name abroad as well as ensure AOA offers quality service to its clients.
CESAAOA is endorsed by CESA. CESA understands "The need for high quality Christian schools is compelling. Enabling students to learn within the framework of a Christian belief system is a necessity for families who value such a distinct and valuable education. Therefore, providing a distinctive education to students has been and must remain a characteristic of Christian schools.