A Parent's Guide to Hiring an Educational Consultant

Helping Parents to Rebuild Their Children's Lives

by Kenneth Davis M.A. Ed.



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/26/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9781456701307

About the Book

The publication “is very much a passion of mine” to help parents have a greater knowledge of working with an Independent Educational Consultant. The guide is 250 pars of research-based information for parents. Mr. Davis has over 20 years of experience in health care. He is also trained as a clinician working in both psychiatric medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation, including his experience as an Independent and Therrapejuci Educational Consultant. Mr. Davis has worked in the industry for over 12 years and has experience visiting schools and programs to meet parents' needs. As a graduate of Pepperdine University and Abilene Christian University, Mr. Davis has a wealth of knowledge and experience. 

Topics include in the guide: where to locate a consultant, services we provide, placement options, typical placement options, and atypical placement, working with students with special needs, the cost of boarding schools, international student placement, visas,s, and changes in the current placement of students in the program in the United States as well as a discussion of boarding schools internationally.

This is a great resource for parents, and many of the topics address substance abuse in teens, advocacy for parents with special needs students, college placement, scholarships and funding for private education, college funding for education, and its impact on parents facing the future of their child's education. The guide has a note section for parents to keep notes on each chapter as they explore all aspects of working with an EC Educational Consultant. 

About the Author

Ken is an Educational Consultant located in Phoenix. He works with special needs students from K-12 grades and through college. His experience includes therapeutic school placement for students struggling with educational challenges such as emotional growth and behavioral or learning differences. Parents will also find, when they are looking for both a traditional boarding school placement or a therapeutic setting, his broad knowledge of schools, will help significantly. Ken’s work in this area has helped parents obtain critical academic support and choosing the best learning environment to suit a student’s specific needs. This requires meeting with parents to discuss these options. Parents can arrange a home visit or meet at our locations. He also works with international placement families -

Ken visits schools yearly across the country and abroad. He will assess students with the right learning environment to help parents with these challenges. As a former special education teacher, author and therapist, parents will find his services to be helpful with any student with special needs or a gifted student.

Ken earned his Master of Arts in Education from Pepperdine University and holds a Bachelor of Science from Abilene Christian University. Graduate studies University of North Carolina. He is also a professional member of the Society of Educational Consultants, in London, England. and affiliate of The National Therapeutic Schools and Programs Association, and a renewing member of The Higher Education Consultants Association and anticipated member of Small Boarding School Association.

Ken is featured in Our Kid’s magazine, a publication based in Toronto Canada, Raising AZ Kids, and written for other publications. He also appeared on local television in Phoenix with Stewart Cyment of the Parents Resource Guide. Ken addressed special needs placement in this featured program. Most parents will find his services very diverse and bridging the gap for K-12 placement for students. Parents can also locate his work with College Match at the link highlighted. And listed with boarding school review.