We look forward to seeing you on January 9, 2019 from 6-8:30pm at Serendipity Labs, 80 Theordore Fremd Ave., Rye, NY 10580.  For planning purposes, please fill out the information below.  There is no cost for this event but space is limited.  Refreshments will be served. Thank you!

“I highly recommend attending this valuable seminar especially for parents of underclassmen. {Anne, Daria, and Mark} are knowledgeable, experienced, and very patient when it comes to Q&A time… I was able to utilize much of the information presented.”    

~ Melissa Coletti, Mother of Iona Prep Student

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The Parents’ Role in the Application Process: Empower Your Child to Create a Compelling Story That Stands Out

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About the Presenters

Anne Sullivan has more than 25 years in the field of technology and education. In her previous role as Vice President of Member Services at ERB, Anne spoke at various conferences around the world. Her topics focused on how to use assessment results to inform instruction and/or admission decisions, and always encouraged schools to take a holistic approach when evaluating students. Anne is now the Founder and CEO of LifeStream Digital Innovations, LLC, working to provide online solutions that are user friendly, and enable a holistic approach to individual evaluation.

Daria Rockholz, Ph.D., brings more than 30 years of experience as a teacher, school administrator, and college counselor to her educational consulting practice. A former director of special education and principal of a Yale-affiliated therapeutic program for adolescents, Dr. Rockholz has served and advocated for hundreds of families and students with special needs, while providing consultation and training for both independent and public schools. She visits nearly 100 schools, colleges, and special programs each year to stay abreast of emerging guidelines and trends, and to maintain relationships with admission counselors and key staff personnel.

Mark Efinger: During his 19 years teaching public Speaking and Theatre at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mr. Efinger conducted 3 interviews a week for the admission office. His Public Speaking classes included a segment on interviews as the gateway to opportunity. The success of these classes was then expanded through the College Counseling office, and eventually became the basis for the founding of his company. Since then he has spoken on the interview both at Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Dartmouth Graduate school.