35+ years of involvement and committed in the field of Education
Currently and for the past 24 years a private educational consultant for college and independent school admissions and adolescent motivation
Created an Education Counseling Service in 1990 for Work/Family
Directions/Ceridian providing benefits to Fortune 500 employees and their families in the areas of education, parenting, and college admissions counseling.
Personally counseled over 4500 families over 24 years receiving 98% satisfaction ratings.
Lectured regularly on college and education counseling topics at major corporations around the country.
Consult with local school superintendents to help improve the quality of education on the north shore.
Lecture at schools, community centers and libraries.
Make scores of annual college visits – locally, regionally, nationally and internationally – well over 150 colleges, universities and prep schools
Serve clients locally, regionally, across country and worldwide including the UK, France, Italy, Canada, Hong Kong, and the Dominican Republic.
Published booklets, guides and continue to give seminars on the college admission’s process, the financial aid process, parenting, and adolescents.
Contributor to education publications blogs and magazines on line and in print including United Parenting Publications/Parents Paper, EONS, Casa De Campo Living and TeenLife blog, on college/adolescent issues.
Presenter at the Gore Education Family Reunion VI, Nashville, TN – Family, Work and Education Conference.
Executive Committee of the Mass Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education Reform
Former Trustee, Corporator and Adjunct Faculty at Lesley University.
Teacher, Head of Middle School, Brookwood School, Manchester, MA.
Newton Public Schools teacher.
B.S. in Education at Lesley University, MA Certified teacher, M. Ed. in Counseling Summa Cum Laude Salem State, Phi Kappa Phi Education Honor Society.
Beverly Bootstraps Community Services – Board of Directors.
Two children, both graduates of competitive private schools, colleges, and graduate schools.