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American Homestay Network Receives CSIET Certification

Industry: Education

AHN offers high school homestays that are backed by CSIET’s 30 years of experience identifying reputable student exchange programming.

Redmond, WA (PRUnderground) May 15th, 2015

On the basis of materials submitted and reviewed, the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel grants provisional short-term listing to the American Homestay Network in the 2015-2016 Advisory List. The CSIET certification mark certifies that this organization complies with the standards set forth in the CSIET Standards for International Educational Travel Programs.

American Homestay network offers a standards-based homestay experience for international high school students. Guests count on the safety and security that comes with certified host families. Hosts have been trained on homestay best practices and cultural differences so guests get a warm welcome when they arrive.

What are the advantages of working with AHN, a CSIET listed program?

Strength. As part of CSIET’s listed exchange, AHN is backed by a thorough evaluation process and 30 years of experience identifying reputable student exchange programming.

Student safety and educational value. As the only standard-setting organization for high school exchange in the U.S., CSIET certifies AHN’s programs offer a high level of safety and educational value.

Peace of mind. Schools, parents, and guardians have the security of knowing our programs are evaluated and accredited on an annual basis, programs are fully vetted and our descriptions are the most up to date and accurate. Each CSIET Advisory List is a yearly snapshot and provides an informed view of the state of the international student exchange community, highlighting industry-leading organizations like AHN.

Variety. CSIET listed programs offer schools and parents a variety of programming that meets or exceeds expectations. AHN is certified for both long term (over 8 weeks) and short term stays for international students.

Care and support. Parents and schools can be confident that AHN as a CSIET Listed Program, delivers a level of care and support that increases the likelihood of a successful international student experience.

AHN brings the best practices and technologies deployed by acclaimed Australian Homestay Network to the American homestay industry.  With policies based on the Australian model, which relies on industry standards widely recognized as the highest in the world, AHN is also currently serving international college students and visiting professionals in 14 states and 28 major cities. Visit to see programs and pricing for your area.

About American Homestay Network

The American Homestay Network is setting a new global standard for homestay. The
company’s network of regional offices supports a pool of hosts and partners, all of
whom strive to provide international students with a culturally enriching homestay
experience in an American home. The American Homestay Network, established in
2012, is based on the values of Australian Homestay Network: exceptionally trained
hosts offering enriching experiences to international students. For more information,

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