Envision Joins WorldStrides to Strengthen Both Organizations’ Academic Enrichment Programs - WorldStrides

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Charlottesville, Va., August 3, 2018 – WorldStrides is delighted to welcome Envision Experience to the WorldStrides family. Headquartered in Vienna, VA, Envision’s career exploration and leadership programs enable students from elementary age through college to discover their passions, test-drive a career, and build a plan to achieve their aspirations.

Their expertise in delivering quality immersive programming for students has earned them a strong reputation among parents and educators as a leader in academic enrichment programs. Envision will be a key part of WorldStrides’ efforts to offer both broad and deep opportunities for students to study all around the world. Their extensive program offerings will significantly expand WorldStrides’ current offerings for students enrolling as individuals, which include programs through Oxbridge Academic Programs, CBL and Honors Performance Series.

“WorldStrides will now have the ability to offer a wide range of follow-on experiences to our student travelers, and Envision has the opportunity to positively impact the lives of more students. It’s a true ‘win-win,’ noted Jim Hall, WorldStrides CEO.

Envision and other WorldStrides programs are complementary, and together, this family of organizations will offer distinct programming that will ensure students of every age and interest can find opportunities that match their goals. Envision will continue to operate under its current leadership, who will share their expertise with other parts of the WorldStrides family.

“I could not be more excited that Envision is joining the WorldStrides team.  This enables us to dramatically expand our ability to help students reach their full potential,” added Duncan Young, Envision CEO. “As an education-focused company with strong resources, WorldStrides is a wonderful fit for the long term.”

With the addition of Envision, WorldStrides will enhance a portfolio of educational programs that offer students an arc of outside the classroom experiences that enrich their lives and prepare them to be successful adults. The WorldStrides team can now proudly say more than 450,000 students make the world their classroom through our experiential learning opportunities each year.

 

About WorldStrides

WorldStrides, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., is the largest experiential learning and study abroad company in the United States. The company was founded in 1967 to provide middle school travel programs to Washington, D.C., and has grown to provide educational experiences for more than 400,000 students annually from more than 5,000 K12 schools and universities to over 100 countries around the world. The organization’s full suite of programs are tuned to learners at stages from elementary through post-graduate levels, and feature specializations like performing arts, sports and study abroad. For more information on WorldStrides, visit www.worldstrides.com.

About Envision

Envision Experience is the nation’s leading provider of career exploration and leadership programs that help students make their career, college, and life aspirations a reality. Envision Experience offers twenty unique programs, including the Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JrNYLC) and National Youth Leadership Forums (NYLF) on Medicine, Business Innovation, Engineering & Technology, Law & CSI, National Security, Media, and Pathways to STEM and Explore STEM programs for early STEM exploration. Founded in 1985, over 800,000 students have gone through Envision programs. Each summer Envision Experience hosts over 20,000 students on college campuses across the country to help them to discover their passions, get hands-on experience trying out a career, and realize the power of their potential.

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