85% of US employers are reliant on Spanish followed by 34% on Chinese. One in four employers lost business opportunities due to a lack of language skills. A study commissioned by the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages interviewed 1,200 HR professionals reported that this need will continue to increase. Read the full report.
Meet HWIS Alumni
Meet Sara…who found that learning in Spanish gave her confidence, a love of learning, and broadened her understanding of different cultures.
Meet Matt….whose Mandarin biliteracy skills developed at HWIS not only helped him achieve top scores in HSK and AP tests, they helped in college admissions earning him a spot at U Penn this past fall.