Introduction International Education Associates, Inc. (IEA), is a consulting firm, specializing in different aspects of International Education. It has been in existence for more than 25 years. IEA works with educational institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations in the US and overseas. Services To assist individual clients in meeting the new challenges of the 21st Century, IEA provides some of following services: Placing and monitoring students from overseas who are interested in studying in US institutions Recruiting and placing US faculty and teachers including English teachers in overseas institutions Recruiting US students to study overseas to improve their language skills Selecting US students for overseas scholarships and positions Evaluating proposals and final project reports for a governmental agency Evaluating foreign credentials Evaluating international development programs on paper and on site Developing exchange programs and facilitating linkages between institutions in the US and abroad Placing interns from abroad in US businesses Organizing shorter educational programs in the US for overseas visitors Organizing re-entry programs for students ready to return to their home countries Clients IEA has worked in and with the following countries: Benin, Cameroon, China, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Spain, Togo, Tunisia, and the United Kingdom. We have worked for these organizations: The Yokohama Academy, Tokyo, Japan; NCN, Tokyo, Japan; JET, Tokyo, Japan; ITESM, Mexico City, Mexico; Los Geranios, Seville, Spain;  BGS Conseils, Paris, France; Pacican Academy, Shanghai, China; the World Bank, the US departments of Agriculture, USAID, Education, the former US Information Agency, and State.  Our past clients also include AMIDEAST, the American African Foundation the Institute of International Education, the College  Board, the Mitchell Group, and the  Moscow Institute for Social and Political Studies.  Additionally we have contracted with the Togolese and Japanese governments, as well as for the State of New Jersey. France Pruitt, the president, opened three foreign student offices at Northwestern, the University of Delaware, SUNY at Buffalo, and an office of International Education at George Mason University.