Laura Segala is a professional school counselor and tutor.
My passion is for helping students to achieve their highest potential, by helping them to discover their strengths and passions, building their self-confidence, and sharing my extensive knowledge of the college admissions process. My background includes many years as a high school math teacher, K-12 school counselor, and Instructional Consultant for an education management company. To schedule an appointment, go to http://www.achieveacademics.com/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Laura Segala's Background
Laura Segala's Experience
Online and Blended Learning Expert (Teacher, Counselor, Administrator) at Connections Learning
2006 - May 2013
Connections Learning offers a range of solutions that can be customized to fit your studentsâ needs and your district's resources, including online courses, online summer school, credit recovery, online speech therapy, blended and hybrid learning, programs for homebound and hospitalized students, and starting your own virtual school for grades kindergarten through 12th grade.
Senior Manager, Full-time Student Services at Connections Academy
July 2010 - March 2012
Connections Academy specializes in providing individual learning plans for each student, and has been particularly successful in creating innovative approaches to educating students with a variety of alternative needs (such as hospitalized or homebound students and students who are over-aged and under-credited). The competency-based approach ensures that students learn at their own pace, mastering standards without being constrained by time or place.
Licensed School Counselor/Manager of Counseling Services/Senior Manager of Counseling at Connections Academy
July 2006 - July 2010
Counseling/Testing at De La Salle High School
August 2005 - June 2006
High School Mathematics Teacher at San Benito High School
1986 - 1996
College Admissions Counselor at Achieve Academics
August 2015 - Present | Plymouth, Minnesota
I help students select appropriate colleges and guide them through the application process. Services include academic tutoring and mentoring, standardized test preparation, personal essay editing, campus visits, transcript evaluation, and general advice on how to optimize the college experience.
Laura Segala's Education
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Concentration: Educational Psychology
Laura Segala's Interests & Activities
My family, all aspects of education, health and fitness, parenting, photography, hiking, tennis, birding, gardening, Girl Scouts, mental health, positive psychology, professional school counseling, college planning, middle college, dual enrollment, PSEO, standardized test preparation, mentoring, dropout prevention, credit recovery