Qualifications

Professional Experience

  • 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.

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