Customized Workshops and Training Programs

The field of international education is constantly changing. Whether you need to keep abreast of important changes in our profession or you need to build a solid foundation in credential evaluation, Educational Perspectives has training programs to help you accomplish your goals. We understand the need to be comfortable with your international admissions responsibilities. To help you do this, Educational Perspectives offers comprehensive professional development training programs designed to meet the specific needs of your office.

Our training programs can help you:

  • Recognize and evaluate foreign educational credentials and understand how to establish credit and grade equivalencies.
  • Build a reference library or understand where to go when you need information.
  • Understand key educational systems and countries in order to help you make timely, informed admissions decisions.

Most importantly, we will help you accomplish this within the context of your own institutional policies. Our training staff has over 20 years’ experience in credential evaluation and higher education admissions. Let us help you develop your skills and make your international admissions work easier. We are ready to assist you in selecting a training program that meets your needs.

For more information or to arrange a customized professional development training program, call us at (312) 421-9300 or email

Bernard Ramos, Director of Evaluations

Bernard has worked in international education for 10 years. He has presented at regional and national conferences and has conducted credential training workshops for numerous institutions over the years. Bernard has worked to develop EP into a resource for international students and institutions alike, helping admissions offices develop highly reliable practices in credential evaluation. Having previously lived in the Philippines, France and Switzerland, Bernard is fluent in Tagalog and English, proficient in French and some German. Though trained on all systems of education, Bernard has developed strong interests in educational credentials from France, Francophone Africa, East and Southeast Asia. He received his Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from DePaul University and completed a Research Diploma on the EU Framework at Sciences-Po in Paris Institut D'Etudes Politiques de Paris.