Homestay Services

AIEP offers a well-rounded homestay experience for each student by providing access to exceptional day schools and homestay families who embrace our students as their own. AIEP representatives stay in constant communication with each student and provide resources for immediate answers to any questions or challenges that may arise.

Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • A safe and caring family environment abroad: private bedroom with desk and internet, meals throughout the week and weekend (lunches usually purchased at school), transportation to and from school and extracurricular activities. Busing and carpooling where available
  • Formal application process for all interested families – managed by our Territory Development Managers
  • In-person, on-site interviews for all interested host families
  • Civil, criminal background checks and references on all interested host families
  • Opportunity to share cultures between host family and students
  • Individual freedom and personal development within safe boundaries
  • Development of an intimate second-family relationship with the host family
  • Complete immersion in the English language both at school and at home
  • Opportunity to participate in family/school activities and gatherings
  • In-person check-ins to host family’s household by AIEP Student Coordinators
  • E-mail and phone updates by AIEP Student Coordinators to student’s parents in English and Chinese


101 Marshall Lane • Derby, CT 06418 USA    |    800.921.4378 | 203.992.AIEP   |    |