Here are some interesting facts about CASE:
- Founded in 1988
- Designated as a State Department Exchange Visitor Program
- Granted Listing by CSIET
- Issues DS-2019 Forms to All Qualified Participants
- Headquarters are in Middletown, New Jersey
- Regional Offices Strategically Located Throughout the United States
- The Cultural Academic Student Exchange Program is Administered by Experienced and Certified School Administrators and Educators
- Counseling Staff Available
- Works With Over 45 Different Foreign Agencies in Over 25 Different Countries
- Conducts Training Sessions for All Representatives
While participating in the CASE Program, students must:
- Obey the Regulations of the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program
- Abide by the federal, state and local laws of the United States and host community
- Live as a member of the host family, respecting the rules and customs of the host family and accepting the responsibilities given
- Accept placement with a family of any race, creed or color
- Respect the host high school’s policies regarding grade levels, participation in graduation ceremonies and issuance of high school diploma
- Maintain a C average or higher at the host high school
- Course selection must include English
- Travel only with permission from the national office, the area representative and the host family
- Recognize that driving or purchasing a motorized vehicle (car, motorcycle or any other vehicle requiring a driver’s license) is prohibited.
- Driving is permitted with the instructor of an official driver’s education course and only during class hours.
- Have access to a minimum of $300 US Dollars per month to cover personal expenses.
- Recognize that the program ends five (5) days after the last day of school. Arrangements must be made to return home within this time.