Events and More

Host Family Orientation

Every Host Family should receive an orientation before the students arrive. Please contact the ETC office if you have not received an orientation or have any questions.

Student Orientation

Every incoming student will receive a Student Orientation. If the student is not able to make it, please contact the ETC office.

International Education Week

International Education Week, is an opportunity for ETC students to make a cultural presentation in their community and help others learn more about their home country!

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is our company-wide community service project.  Each region adopts their own charity to support.  

Press Release

ETC is in the News! Click to see amazing articles about hosting!

ETC Payments

President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Education, Travel & Culture is a Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award. ETC offers host families and ETC staff the opportunity to earn this award each year.


Phone Number

(503) 222-9803 in Portland
(877) 222-9803 Toll Free
Fax: (503) 227-7224


1029 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205