About A2Z


A2Z Evaluations, LLC

A2Z Evaluations, LLC is an independent evaluation service, which provides evaluations of international educational credentials to determine the U.S. equivalency for purposes such as high school placement, undergraduate admission, graduate admission, employment, immigration, and professional licensure in the United States.

A2Z Evaluations, LLC is located in Davis, California, near San Francisco and Sacramento.

Matthias Bretschneider

Matthias Bretschneider, B.Ed., M.Ed., is the CEO and International Credential Evaluation Specialist of A2Z Evaluations, LLC. As a German university graduate, he himself went through the process of obtaining an international credential evaluation to qualify for university admission, employment and professional licensure in the United States. Matthias Bretschneider has been working in the field of international credential evaluation, since 1997. Until December 2008, he served as President/CEO of one of the member organizations of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). In January 2009, he founded A2Z Evaluations, LLC.

Matthias Bretschneider, A2Z Evaluations, LLC is a member of:

National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
Association of international Educators (NAFSA)
National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP)
European Association for International Education (EAIE)
The Association of International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP)
Northern California Translators Association (NCTA)
Better Business Bureau (BBB), Sacramento, California
Davis Chamber of Commerce


Special Features

A2Z Evaluations, LLC offers:

  • A quick regular turn-around time of approximately two weeks
  • Several options for an expedited service, including a same-day rush service
  • Evaluation status updates by email
  • Direct contact with the International Credential Evaluation Specialist and CEO
  • Quick responses to email, phone and text messages
  • A flexible schedule for in-person consultations and application drop-offs
  • Competitive pricing
  • Easy online application
  • Payment by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, check or money order
  • Translations for evaluation purposes from Spanish, Portuguese, French, German and Italian to English
  • An electronic copy of the evaluation report in addition to the official evaluation report and an unofficial copy
  • Additional official copies of the evaluation report for five years after completion of the initial evaluation

Contact A2Z now to learn more about how A2Z Evaluations, LLC can be your international credential evaluation solution.