Here are some very well-respected L.A. and out-of-town educational consultants who can help you with your private school search (in alphabetical order):
Betsy Brown Braun
Parenting Pathways, Inc.
www.betsybrownbraun.com Author of You’re Not The Boss Of Me and Just Tell Me What To Say. Betsy provides educational consulting services for preschool and elementary school placement. (See our Q&A interview with Betsy)
Sandy Eiges, M.S.W
Priya Nambiar, Nambiar Advising, www.nambiaradvising.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: 323-630-7182. Priya is the former Associate Director of Admissions for middle and upper school at Brentwood School. Read our Q&A with Priya here.
Michelle Nitka, author of Coping With Preschool Panic. I know Michelle and she’s THE preschool expert!
Devra Weltman Harris, Parent Educator and Education Consultant (specializing in L.A. and families who are relocating to L.A). Contact 323-664-4267 or email: email@example.com or www.educationconsultantlosangeles.com. To see our Q and A interview with Devra Weltman, click HERE.
The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs of Southern California helps minority families with all aspects of the application process.
Michelle Nitka, author of Coping With Preschool Panic. Specializes in preschool and elementary school placement/consulting.www. preschoolguide.com
Out of town:
Anne Simon, “Beyond The Brochure” co-author is available for phone consultations only. firstname.lastname@example.org
- 44About This Blog Beyond The Brochure is just over 8 years old! In 2010, after the release of the First Edition of our book, Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles, my co-authors and I decided we wanted to write a blog to accompany the book. Now, 8 years later, we’re…
- 42Hi Friends, I'm so happy to welcome Sanjay Nambiar back to the blog! His advice is always excellent and it's based on firsthand experience. Along with his wife, Priya, Sanjay runs Nambiar Advising and they are parents at PS1 Pluralistic School in Santa Monica. --Christina Why Didn’t Someone Tell Me I Wasn’t Supposed to Do That?! Applying…
- 40I'm excited to welcome Priya Nambiar of Nambiar Advising to the blog today! I asked her a few questions about private school admissions and she shared her answers below. Thank you, Priya!--Christina How does your 8 years of experience as a former Associate Director of Admissions for Middle and Upper Schools at Brentwood and your…
- 40Here's a list of excellent resources to help you with your kid's admissions process: Test Preparation (in alphabetical order) Academic Achievers: KinderPrep, ISEE, SAT, ACT and academic tutors Compass Education Group: ISEE, HSPT, SAT, ACT and academic tutors Hayutin & Associates: ISEE, SAT, ACT, academic tutoring, educational therapy and independent study Kinder Ready &…