About Us

We believe in dreaming big. It’s how our company was born, and it’s what we hope to give all the students who travel with us: confidence and big ideas for the future, based on what we can learn from our journey today.

Our Mission
WorldStrides’ mission is to ignite personal growth for students through travel at every stage of development.

Our Vision
To be the superior choice in educational travel for teachers, administrators, students and parents.

Tim Sweeney

Tim Sweeney

Senior Vice President of Operations

As Senior Vice President of Operations, Tim Sweeney oversees all operational aspects of our middle and high school travel, both domestically and overseas.

Born and raised in Boston, Tim’s passion for educational travel stemmed from a high school ski trip to Switzerland. Tim was one of the principals of Boston-based student-travel company, NETC, where he worked for 14 years before the company was acquired by WorldStrides in 2012. Prior to this experience, Tim oversaw travel agency branch locations at the American Automobile Association (AAA).

Tim is a holds a Bachelor in Business from Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire. His passions are travel, cycling, skiing, and family, all of which he enjoys each weekend in the winter in the White Mountains.