Category Archives: Education

Dutch Expatriates Feel Welcome in Cleveland

“At times like these, Holland can seem pretty close, the newcomers say, close enough that Cleveland does not feel so foreign.” Robert L. Smith of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio writes about a local Dutch school, De Nederlandse School Cleveland, focused on preserving the Dutch culture in the United States. This school was organized […]…
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The Extra 2%: Winning Baseball with Wall Street Strategies

It’s easy to lump the broad ideas of Jonah Keri’s The Extra 2% in under the vast shadow cast by Michael Lewis’ Moneyball. Published in 2003, Moneyball was at the same time a book for baseball geeks as well as a primer on how to run an efficient business and find the value in hidden […]…
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Dwellworks Cross-Cultural Education for Destination Services Consultants

Dwellworks offered Cross Cultural Education courses to its network of 600+ Destination Services Consultants (DSCs). These education sessions were created in partnership with the Interchange Institute, a non-profit organization focused on the understanding and support of people and organizations in intercultural transition. The courses consisted of three one-hour modules on easily accessible, company-created online webinars. […]…
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Early Planning Makes College Admissions Process Easier

As spring break approaches, it is the ideal time for high school students – no matter what grade they are in – to visit college campuses.  Spring break college visits are helpful and well-timed because: The student will not miss school days College application deadlines are not imminent, thus allowing plenty of time to reflect […]…
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Dwellworks Honored with Special Projects, Health, Safety, Security and Environment Award from BP

Dwellworks was honored to receive BP’s award for Special Projects, Health, Safety, Security and Environment at the BP Award Banquet in October for providing an Education support program for the evacuees from Egypt and Libya this past spring.  The project required the Dwellworks team to mobilize very quickly since the evacuation was unplanned.  The evacuees […]…
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Private School Cost

There are approximately 1,200 day and boarding schools in the U.S. which 570,000 students attend.  Parents choose independent schools for a number of reasons: religious affiliation, smaller class sizes, or a unique curriculum.  While there are numerous school options, the difficulty is that the price tag is out of reach for most Americans.  On average, […]…
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Education Focus: Fairfield County Connecticut

Fairfield County CT is the most populated in the state, with a population of 916,829.  The towns from Greenwich to Fairfield are where most of the wealth is concentrated, making the county one of the most affluent in the United States.  Individual cities, towns and combined neighboring towns are responsible for all local government functions, […]…
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Choosing a Pre-school

The concept of a pre-school varies tremendously country to country.  In the U.S., it generally refers to a private program for children from the ages of 2 to 4. Historically, children attended pre-school in the morning with  the weekly frequency depending on the age of the child.  As the number of dual career couples has […]…
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Atlanta, GA Market Report

Related Entries Education market focus: Chicago, IllinoisAtlanta, one of the fastest growing cities in the US, is the commercial, industrial and financial center of the Southeast. The culture is a mix of small town southern hospitality and 21st century internationalism, with more than half of its citizens born outside of the southern United States. The […]…
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Education market focus: Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the US, weighs in as the nation’s third largest city after Los Angeles and New York.  Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, known as “Chicagoland,” boast a population of well over 4 million people.  It is impossible to generalize about the quality of the many public and […]…
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