Tiandao Education Group, co-founded by Chinese and American business leaders in 2002, has dedicated itself to providing quality services to Chinese students in the fields of application to top universities, test preparation, and career development. It has been certified as an overseas education service provider and training school by the Ministry of Education and the Industrial and Commercial Bureau. (J.W.Z.Z.R.Z. No. 407 and ) With its headquarters located in Beijing, the company now has thirteen branches in China. There are about 1500 employees in the company, 1000 of whom are professional consultants and teachers who graduated from top domestic and international universities and who hold Ph.D.'s, Master's and Bachelor's Degrees in fields including Language and Literature, Politics and Economics, Business Administration, and Engineering.