When It Comes to Picking a School, Parents Need to do the Homework

Homework in the summer? When it comes to finding a school for your child, that’s the best time to start. Getting started on your school search means parents sitting down with pencil and paper to come up with a thoughtful

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Three Predictors of Kindergarten Readiness

After a particularly difficult phone call, where I had to explain to lovely parents that their bright son is not ready for kindergarten, I need a little therapy, so I spend an hour in kindergarten. I am reminded that typical

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Five Things to Look For in a Summer Camp

Summer is just around the corner, and whether your child is a first time camper or a camping veteran, there are many factors to consider before enrolling him/her into summer camp. Here are five things to think about when choosing

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Reading Aloud Provides The Foundation for Success

Reading aloud to and with children is widely recognized as one of the most important activities for learning and language development. It builds memory, motivation, and curiosity as well as stimulating language. With more than 20 years experience teaching in

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Al Capone Buys a Dance Ticket: The Power of Crusader Alumni Stories

Alumni have stories. A principal objective of our alumni program is to learn those stories and use them as vehicles to help alumni stay in touch with one another, and by association, their alma mater. The shared memories that are expressed in stories solidify common bonds and help draw alumni back to campus for reunions, games, theater performances and to speak with today’s students. Alumni

The Journey of College Admissions

Did you know there is a code of ethics for professionals working with students in college admission and counseling? The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has developed a Statement of Principles of Good Practice (SPGP) that guides admission

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