Copied from CSFES Norway:
- Educatius UK Ltd
- FriSciFiUtbildningsfabrik AB
- Explorius Education AB
- Explorius Education AS
- Explorius Education OY
- Explorius Education ApS
- Educatius Inc
- Payius AB
- Explore Tours Fair Travel Sweden AB
- Explore Tours Alm Fair Travel Sweden AB
- CET Management Ltd
- CET International
- CETUSA Inc
- CET, Vancouver
- DFSR, Germany
- European Hotel Academy
- AStudy Ltd
1986-1991: Tom Ericsson worked for STS Travel Schools / Language Schools
1990-1999: United Educational Consultants International inc.
1991-1998: Aspect Inc. / Aspect International Language Schools / Aspect Language School SA – Hired 1991, TOE president 1998 of Aspect. (English language programs at 19 schools in five countries)
1997-1999: Travel Selections Inc., Tom Ericsson President
1990-1999: Educational Consultants International Inc., Tom Ericsson President
1998: Aspect Inc. / Aspect Foundation / Aspect Education were sold to Sylvan Learning Systems. Tom Ericsson remains with the company.
1999: Travel Selections Inc / Educational Consultants International Inc. merged into Aspect Education Inc.
2000: Sylvan Learning Systems Inc. sells the Aspect group to Optagon Holdings Ltd. (Kaplan). At this point Tom Ericsson leaves Aspect.
Tom Ericsson claims to have started Educatius in 2001. I have not been able to substantiate that claim. There was/is a firm called Educatius Handelsbolag (969675-1933) that was incorporated in Sweden but it is no longer registered as active. It is used as a domain address for Educatius.org.
2003: Educatius UK Ltd (08555156 / 08553853)
2007: Educatius International – non-profit (Because this organization failed to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years, its exempt status has been automatically revoked by the IRS)
2008: FriFiSi Utbildningsfabrik AB, Sweden (556759-3123). FriFiSi functions as the management firm of the above Scandinavian Explorius companies and Explore Tours Fair Travel Sweden AB.
2010-2012: Attentio AB (556808-8560)
2010: Payius AB, Sweden (556819-1117): Online payments
2010: Explore Tours Fair Travel Sweden AB (556800-8311): Founded by Tom O Ericsson
- 2013: Explore Tours Alm Fair Travel Sweden AB (556939-5592):
2009: Educatius Inc. – for-profit (Educatius is not part of the CSIET approved programs, enabling them to pay hosts money for boarding the students. The students come in under the F-1 visa program. That means that the DofS Regulations do not apply to them in the same sense as it does to others. There are State regulations that should apply instead.)
2011: CET International Inc. (C3354480)
2012: Educatius College & University Services Inc
2013: Educatius Cultural Exchange Programs Inc.
2013: Astudy Ltd (08547538) / Astudy USA (86096407) / Norway (275334) (could possibly end up at the site astudy.se)
2013: Innsamlingsstift Aiducatius (802477-8659)
Educatius host family application
Explorius High School Exchange Program application
2009 Nov 25: International students source of revenue for APS
2010 Sep 20: CETUSA ANNOUNCES PROGRAM NAME CHANGE
2010 Dec 01: – Vertsmor kjørte bil i fylla og bad om penger
2010 Dec 08: – Explorius holder elevene som gisler
2011: Evaluations of DFSR
2012 Mar 08: Insight: Public schools sell empty classroom seats abroad
2012 Mar 15: Should Cash-Strapped Public Schools Sell Seats To Foreign Students?
2012 Aug 01: Cultural exchange programs boost local school revenue
2013 Jan 15: Educatius acquires for-profit CET entities
2013 Feb 18: Santa Barbara a Home Away from Home for Rising Number of International Students
2013 Jan 29: Worldnet selected by Payius AB as their International ‘White-label’ Payment Gateway Partner
2013 Apr 18: Utsattes för våldtäkts- försök på språkresan
2013 May 07: Saras, 16, värdfamilj drev en strippklubb
2013 Jun 24: Språkresan blev en mardröm
2013 Jul 30: Exclusive: Virtual Interview with Nauset Schools’ Dr. Richard Hoffmann
2013: Explore Tours evaluated by clients
2014 Jan 24: Mormon Ex-Bishop accused of luring teen boy
2014 Apr 03: Can International Students Save U.S. Public Schools?
2014 Apr 16: Mt. Lebanon School District might add international students to fortify budget