Our Mission Statement

We must strive to create enthusiasm in our clients, see through their eyes, understand their needs and deliver more than they expect.

About EDSI
Why We Do What We Do at EDSI

  • We believe we can help our customers overcome their most challenging obstacles.
  • We believe in seeing through other people's eyes.
  • We believe that we can make a difference in people's lives.
  • We believe in meeting people where they are today and helping them to realize a better tomorrow.
  • We believe in living our professional lives in service to others.

EDSI (Educational Data Systems, Inc.) is a national workforce development, training solutions and consulting company with a passion for helping great companies and communities train and retain great people. EDSI works with regions, employers and jobseekers to overcome their most challenging obstacles. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, the company employs more than 800 people across the country. EDSI is a National Best and Brightest® Companies To Work For award winner.

For over 40 years, EDSI has worked with workforce development agencies, regional partners and employers to assess and understand workforce development needs and deliver solutions to build better workforces. The company operates more than 120 contracts providing successful business services and jobseeker placement and retention services across the country. EDSI also provides world class training and consulting solutions to a variety of corporations, public entities and governmental agencies. Our history of success stems directly from our commitment to providing our clients with the absolute highest level of service through our diverse and talented team.

EDSI is a proud Certified B Corporation, certified by the nonprofit B Lab. EDSI’s elite B Corp status puts it in a category with thousands of other high-caliber businesses setting the gold standard for good business. Through B Corp Certification, EDSI aspires to use the power of business to help solve social and environmental problems while operating under the highest standards of awareness, performance, transparency and accountability.

B Corp Certification

EDSI is an ISO 9001 certified company and committed to quality excellence.


EDSI is a recognized Apprenticeship Ambassador through The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship.


EDSI Quick Facts




Workforce Development, Talent Solutions & Consulting


Kevin Schnieders

Company Based

Dearborn, MI


Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee

Recent Awards

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EDSI's Painted Picture for 2026

At EDSI, we really do believe a picture is worth a thousand words! With the guidance of some great partners, we continue to put that belief to the test by creating a "painted picture" to communicate the vision for EDSI every three years. Hear what EDSI's Chief Servant Leader, Kevin Schnieders, has to say as he explains our "painted picture" and highlights the company's strategic thinking and vision for 2026.