Nancy Katz - Director

Nancy Katz has over twenty-five years of experience in international credential evaluation and international admissions. Her background includes working at academic institutions and private, not-for-profit organizations. Nancy's expertise is the evaluation of all levels of education and higher education majors from educational systems around the world. Nancy is known for her extensive background in authoring and making presentations at national and international conferences, hosting and organizing seminars and workshops on such topics as: Education in South Asia (India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh), The Middle East, Basics of Credential Evaluation and How to Detect Altered and Forged Documents. In addition, she is the co-author of the publication, The Educational System of Thailand (2000) and a frequent contributor to a number of publications on international credential evaluation, including, most recently, the AACRAO Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE). Please click here for a complete resume (in PDF format).

Erika L. Popovych - Senior Advisor & Founder

Erika L. Popovych has over thirty years of experience in international credential evaluation at both academic and corporate institutions. A recognized authority on Central and East European systems of education, Erika is the co-author of The Soviet System of Education (1992) and the compiler of Newly Independent States and the Baltic Republics: A Directory of Institutions in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan (1995). Erika has conducted workshops and seminars on various topics in credential evaluation. She has also given presentations at numerous international, national and regional conferences. Erika founded ESI in 1990.

Evaluation Service, Inc.

Evaluation Service, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is incorporated under the laws of the State of New York. The company has an affiliation and/or membership with the following professional organizations:

  • NACES - National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • AACRAO - American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • EAIE - European Association for International Education
  • NAGAP - National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals

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