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Why Do IECA Members Travel So Much? by Mark Sklarow, from IECA blog

Mark Sklarow, Executive Director of the Independent Educational Consultants blogs about why IECA members travel so much to meet families’ needs and provide excellent advice to clients. Why DO IECA Members Travel So Much? by Mark Sklarow, Executive Director, IECA … Continue reading

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Advance Notice:Transition to Post-Secondary Settings for Students with Special Needs – Planning for Success

The Billerica Parent Advisory Council for Special Education invites you to: Transition to Post-Secondary Settings for Students with Special Needs: Planning for Success Presented by Renee Goldberg, Ed.D., C.E.P. Wednesday, May 19, 2010 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Billerica Memorial … Continue reading

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College Acceptance Congratulations

Educational Options clients have received acceptances for Fall 2010 from the following colleges: Assumption College Bryant College Clark University Connecticut College Dean College Emerson College Endicott College Landmark College Lynn University Merrimac College Mitchell College Northeastern University Roger Williams University … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound Services

Educational Options is partnering with Homeward Bound to provide our families with support as the student returns home after attending a treatment program or boarding school. The following excerpt is taken from the Homeward Bound web site: The reunion affects … Continue reading

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10 OFFBEAT ESSAY TOPICS

  By Katie Naymon, Mental Floss November 19, 2009 10:25 a.m. EST What are my thoughts about Wednesdays? Do I prefer them to Mondays? STORY HIGHLIGHTS Teens trying to get to college often must include an essay with their application … Continue reading

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Gay Jackson, R.N., BS joins Educational Options

Gay Jackson 617-719-3674 gay@optionsined.com www.optionsined.com November 18, 2009 Gay Jackson, R.N., BS, joined Educational Options as an educational consultant on November 8, 2009. Gay has over 30 years experience working as a registered nurse and has spent over half of … Continue reading

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Abaarso Tech

Read How an Independent School Graduate Contributes to Education in Africa: Progress at Abaarso Tech Abaarso Tech,  a new school in Somaliland.   John Starr, the founder and Worcester Academy and Emory University graduate reports that 25 students enrolled in the … Continue reading

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Planning for Success: College and Postsecondary Options for Students with Special Needs

Powerpoint of a presentation scheduled for Algonquin Regional High School. College, postgraduate (PG) years, and transition programs are all addressed. The presentation will be rescheduled later in the year.

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Gabbin with the Goldbergs: Schools, Blue Ridge School

Students at the summit of Old Rag Renee was in Charlottesville, VA this past week. She visited the University of Virginia and spent a morning at the Blue Ridge School www.blueridgeschool.com in George, VA. Some of the boys were just … Continue reading

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Gabbin with the Goldbergs: Volume 1, Number 8

SPECIALTY SCHOOLS What is a specialty school? When a student has special needs, and mainstream classes, learning assistance, or tutoring are not enough to help him or her succeed, families may want to consider a specialty school. One of the … Continue reading

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