Lisa Temkin, M.S. Educational Consultant
After a 25-year career in business, Lisa received a Master’s degree in School Counseling and worked as an intern in a large North Shore public high school. One of Lisa’s responsibilities was working in the College Resource Center where she learned the fundamentals of college counseling from a seasoned college counselor.
At the completion of her graduate degree and internship, Lisa worked for a post-secondary program working with students with a variety of learning styles and challenges, gaining insights into how students’ needs vary, educationally and academically as well as socially.
In 2008 Lisa attended the Summer Training Institute sponsored by IECA, the Independent Educational Consultants Association, and became an Associate Member that fall. In July of 2013 Lisa became a Professional Member of IECA after meeting the additional qualifications and experience required for professional membership.
Higher education is always changing and evolving. Staying abreast of current trends and programs is essential to being a knowledgeable consultant. Visiting 25-30 colleges and programs a year in the U.S. and abroad, as well as attending conferences, webinars and workshops, helps Lisa continue to expand her knowledge and experience. She maintains her professional membership in the IECA is also a member of IACAC, the Illinois Association of College Admissions Counselors.