At ESQ Educational Services, we provide a range of services to help international educators succeed. We’ve been working in the international education sector for more than 20 years and are pleased to share our experience with you. Our services include:


We hold professional development workshops for international educators in cities across North America. Here are our upcoming workshops in 2019:

Cultural Intelligence, Toronto, Halifax and Vancouver: Ideal for all international educators and anyone who deals with people from different cultures. Details here. 

Homestay Manager Workshop, Seattle, Nov. 7-8: Details here

Homestay Manager Workshop, Toronto, Nov. 28-29: Details here

Homestay Manager Workshop, San Diego, Dec. 10-11: Details here


In each webinar we cover a different topic about helping international students living with North American families to adjust, have fun and have a wonderful experience. Stay tuned for our schedule of webinars.


Student Guides

The Essential Guide for Homestay Students is available in eight versions – Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish. Most programs provide one to each of their students. They make a great orientation tool.

Host Guides

The Essential Guide for Homestay Hosts is a best-selling booklet that covers all aspects of hosting an international student. It’s used by programs across North America.

Learn more

Contact Doug Ronson via email at douglasronson (at) yahoo.ca or phone 613-888-9560.