Membership is open to both private and public secondary and post-secondary schools in Vermont. The primary objective of this initiative is to promote Vermont as an education destination as well as promoting opportunities for Vermont students to engage with the world. EDVTUSA is the only consortium in Vermont that brings together secondary and postsecondary institutions, both public and private, to promote Vermont as an education destination, create opportunities for Vermont students to engage with the world through study abroad, internships and service learning, and link international education to economic development for the State of Vermont.
The advantages of membership are access to the resources and mentorship of member institutions with extensive international education experience, inclusion in all EDVTUSA promotional materials including the newly redesigned website, access to EDVTUSA professional training and international marketing initiatives, and a voting presence and voice on the Board of EDVTUSA. The Board actively shares information on international student recruitment, study abroad, organizational structures, best practices, programs, etc. EDVTUSA is also recognized by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Governor, Agency of Education, Agency of Commerce and Community Development and the business community as the consortium promoting international education and supporting economic development through international education in the State of Vermont.