Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert is the founder, President and CEO of Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc. (ACEI) and is recognized as an authority on world education systems and is actively engaged in international educational and exchange. She has authored and contributed to several publications: The AACRAO International Guide 2016, NAFSA’s On-line Guide to Education Systems Around the World (2015), AACRAO’s Country Guide Series Reports on Senegal and Cameroon (2000), the Education System of Hong Kong (1998), PIER Reports on the Education Systems of Central America (1987), Canada (1987), and the United Kingdom (1990). Jasmin served as Chair of the Admission-Section (ADSEC) Committee of NAFSA (National Association of Foreign Student Advisors: Association of International Educators) from 1999 to 2001 and was instrumental in the drafting and implementation of The Guide in Selecting a Foreign Credentials Evaluation Service. She was Chair of NAFSA’s Region XII Southern District committee from 1996 to 1999, and served on the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers’ (AACRAO) Publication and Reviews Committee from 1990-1993.
Jasmin is frequently called upon for training, consulting, and speaks at seminars and conferences in the U.S. and abroad on international education and credentials evaluation standards and best practices. Her expertise is utilized by agencies of the U.S. government, institutions of higher education, state licensing boards, multinational corporations, as well as institutions and educational ministries abroad.
Jasmin served as Chair of the International Credential Evaluation Committee on the AACRAO Special Task Force (2013-2014). She is currently the Chair of the International Education Standards Council (IESC) of AACRAO.
In 1998, Jasmin co-founded the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE), a not-for-profit professional association for independent private credential evaluation service providers, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. She serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Association and continues to represent the Association alongside with her duties as President and CEO of ACEI.
Jasmin completed her secondary education in the United Kingdom, holds the B.A. in Political Science from the University of San Diego, and M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.
Jasmin is a frequent contributor to ACEI-Global.blog. Her reports are also shared by The Standard (Monthly Newsletter AICE), and AACRAO’s The Connect.