John Montgomery established GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS, Inc. (GEP) as a consulting company to assist children in enrolling into international schools.
Michio Montgomery inaugurated as a CEO
Global Step Academy (GSA) was launched as an “online international school”.
With The International School Times, Inc. becoming it’s subsidiary, GEP started managing an international education media: The International School TImes, and an international preschool: Central Forest International School Tachikawa.
Launched CLOVER: an online English education service for kindergarten students.
Established GSA After School to manage after school daycare businesses. Started offering online mathematics courses on Global Step Academy. Renamed Central Forest International School Tachikawa to Global Step Academy International School Tachikawa.
Kunitachi Kids International Schools and Central Forest International has become the subsidiaries of GEP, with Tokyo West International School and Central Forest International School Chuorinkan put under its management.
English education school business, “Spring!” has joined the GEP group.
GSA Wisdom International School Mitaka-Kichijoji Campus and Mejiro Campus has been included into the GEP group.
GEP Wisdom International School Ebisu Campus and Ichigaya Iidabashi Campus has been included into the GEP group.