1800 Diagonal Road | Suite 600 | Alexandria | VA | 22314
Phone: 703-739-9050

email: mailbox@csiet.org

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Who We Are:

The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) is a not-for-profit organization committed to quality international educational travel and exchange for youth at the high school level.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) is to evaluate and certify long-term international student exchange programs at the secondary level. CSIET accredits only those programs that demonstrate:

  • Commitment to CSIET’s Standards of Excellence;
  • Engagement in the development and sharing of Community Preferred Practices;and
  • Advancement of the educational value of international student exchange.

CSIET’s purpose is to cultivate excellence, to facilitate a spirit of cooperation and support, and to help ensure safety and value for international exchange students, secondary schools, host families and natural parents.