School Choice International Announces Acquisition of Dwellworks Education Advising Services
School Choice International (SCI), the leading global educational consulting service provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Education Advising Services (EAS) division of Dwellworks, LLC.
The transaction enables SCI to expand its geographic reach and service offerings, and enables Dwellworks, the leading industry provider of destination services and other relocation support services, to focus on expanding its core competencies. The acquisition also provides SCI with access to key talent. Alex Ruttenberg, the Director of Education Services at Dwellworks, joins SCI as Deputy Director of Research and Education Services. Peggy Love, a well-respected industry veteran and Dwellworks EAS Founder, will serve primarily as SCI’s Executive Vice President of Education Services, while remaining on the leadership team at Dwellworks.
As part of SCI’s plans for expansion within individual U.S. markets, the Company is opening an office in Washington, D.C., and is pleased to have Peggy and Alex focusing on this strategic and exciting market.
“We are proud of the hard work that Peggy and Alex have put forth to develop Education Advising Services, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with them and School Choice International,” said Bob Rosing, President and CEO of Dwellworks.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to work directly with Peggy, one of our industry’s most accomplished leaders, and to be able to offer her talents and those of her team to our clients,” said Liz Perelstein, Founder and Chair of The School Choice Group.
SCI will become the educational services provider of choice for Dwellworks.
About The School Choice Group
School Choice International, and it’s consumer division School Search Solutions, is the leading global educational consulting service specializing in school placement counseling for private, public, and international schools, from preschool through college. With more than 100 experienced consultants in 50 locations globally, School Choice works with families, schools, and employers, including Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, to help find the right schools for children, anywhere in the world. An industry leader in bringing needed initiatives into the education arena, School Choice Group founder and chair, Elizabeth Perelstein, co-founded the British International School in New York City in 2006. Additionally, through School Choice International Ms. Perelstein brought to market Global Education Explorer, the only Web-based resource for families to compare education across the globe. School Choice International also conducts on-site training for group moves and research and policy analysis for corporations, schools and governments setting or re-evaluating education policy. Ms. Perelstein was one of ten women to receive Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneur awards in 2010. In 2011, School Choice International was placed on Inc.’s 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies. In 2012, Ms. Perelstein received an Enterprising Women of the Year Award. For more information visit: www.schoolchoiceintl.com
Dwellworks is a privately-held company delivering innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation and real estate solutions for companies throughout North America. Working together as a team with their managed supplier networks, Dwellworks provides Destination Services for both domestic transferees and inbound foreign nationals, nationwide Property Management solutions, and Valuation Services for appraisal of transferees’ homes. Dwellworks has over 192 employees with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio and regional offices in Detroit, New York City, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. For more information visit: www.dwellworks.com.