Using Technology to Communicate During COVID-19 With Host Families and Natural Parents

We are currently in unchartered territory with the COVID-19 pandemic. International students in the United States are sheltered in place with their host families, and their natural parents hear worrying news stories about life in ... Read More

Best Practices for Communication Between Host Families and Natural Parents During COVID-19

Host families have had to adjust to the “new normal” of caring for their international students during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, while natural parents have increasingly worried about the safety of their children. No... Read More

Fun Activities and Things to do with International Students During Quarantine

As the adage goes, “It takes a village to raise a child!” This is something that has become more apparent as we all work together to support our international students.  Across the United States, our wonderful Student Develop... Read More

How To Keep International Students Engaged During COVID-19 School Closures

Schools are closed in many parts of the world to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and students everywhere are staying home due to the pandemic. But school closures and social distancing doesn’t mean learning an... Read More

Hosting International Students During The Coronavirus Pandemic: Safety & Organization Tips

When the news is all doom and gloom—as it has been since the outbreak of the coronavirus— it’s important to stay positive and optimistic. Focus on the positive so that you have the energy and resolve needed to weather this s... Read More

Parents and Host Family Share Appreciation and Correspond Letters During COVID-19

Mike (Chengyuan) Ma is currently a junior at Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento, CA. When he initially enrolled CBHS, Mike was opted out of Cambridge Network’s residential program. But after a series of shifting arran... Read More