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Life has funny twists and turns. In 2016, when my youngest daughter, Allison, was a freshman in high school, she asked me if she could attend a summer program at NYU with a friend. I went on the NYU website to learn more about her chosen program and saw an announcement for a new online master’s degree in school counseling. This caught my eye, as I was deeply concerned about the mental health epidemic affecting students in my community.  READ MORE.




I am proud to contribute to the great work being done by The Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development.

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Read my article, “Social Skills Are Critical For Future Job Seekers” in Education Week.