Elise is the owner and president of Elite International Educational Services. Elise has worked with international students for nearly 20 years in almost every capacity from host family to local representative to school liaison to program director. She has a Master’s Degree in Teaching and Curriculum from Penn State University and is also a certified Reading Specialist.
Elise has traveled extensively in Asia including South Korea, China, and Thailand and has worked closely with her foreign partners and natural parents to ensure positive experiences for all her students. She offers a variety of customized educational services
including shadow programs, summer camps, school year placements, and short term travel programs.
Francis was born and raised in China. She came to the US for her college education and graduated from San Diego State University. She brings to the Elite Educational team her extensive working experience in both US and China and her understanding of both cultures. Since both Francis and her daughter have both studied in American and Chinese schools, she has in-depth knowledge of what the Chinese parents are looking for when
pursuing international educational programs. Francis speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Partnering with Elite Educational, Francis primarily works with Chinese educational organizations or parents, and helps them identify suitable summer camps, winter shadow programs, and other overseas study activities.