The GIS Education Group, sole proprietorship, founded by Mi Ryung Lee in 1985, has Kindergarten School, GIS International School, Art Institute, Music Conservatory, Language Institute, Sports Academy, Publishing Company, and a Non-Profit Organization, Asia Cultural Exchange Foundation (ACEF), and Indochina Cultural Exchange Foundation (ICEF), in Vietnam. GIS Education Group has departed its journey as a kindergarten school having multiple locations in Seoul and Gyeonggi Province. The first Kindergarten was established in Gangdong-Gu, Seoul, having multiple locations throughout the city, and it has made its way to Gyeonggi Province, where we are currently located. The school is in the midst of a quiet residential area in the suburbs. At this current location, it has started off as I Want Kindergarten about 8 years ago, and it is supported/accredited by the Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education. There are about 120 students in the kindergarten sector.
Gangnam International School (GIS) is a private school located in the cosmopolitan city of Seoul, Republic of Korea. GIS has departed its journey in the fall of 2012, affiliated with ACSI, and is a member of Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In January of 2014 GIS was accepted as a candidate for WASC school accreditation and will soon embark upon the self-study phase of the accreditation process. Currently, the school consists of having 23 students total from grade 8-12. Most of our students and their parents are Korean with a wide range of socioeconomic status.