Florida-based Educa Vision Inc. (EVI) designs, develops, publishes, and distributes a broad range of multicultural and multilingual educational materials. The materials are available in several media including books, charts, computer programs, DVD, Inter-active lessons and assessment pieces delivered on the web, on CD Rom.
EVI has more than 2000 titles. It has strength in Language arts, science, social sciences and mathematics. Additionally it has a wide range of public health education materials ranging from, nutrition, STD prevention, high blood pressure, diabetes... to elephantiasis. The company founder, Féquière Vilsaint started the company in 1991 while still a researcher at the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department of the University of South Florida (USF), in Tampa, FL. Three years later he left USF to devote his resources to expand EVI.
EVI core staff is supplemented by professionals with a wide range of expertise.
To make a valuable contribution to the body of multicultural and multilingual educational materials, by publishing materials that connect culturally and linguistically to the students, teachers, administrators, service providers and community leaders. Educa Vision started first by focusing on the needs of Haitian students. Since 2002 Educa Vision is transformed into a multicultural and multilingual publisher. This expansion started first with the development of Caribbean Studies Press that publishes scholarly texts and references about the Caribbean and its diasporas. Later with Educa Brazil, an imprint dedicated to the publication of Portuguese titles. Today, Educa Vision publishes and distributes bilingual books in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and Urdu.