Hallie Cirino, EdM, Harvard University, BA Education, University of Massachusetts
Hallie is the founder and CEO of Westport Educational Consultants. She has been working in the field of Education for over three decades. Her experience includes private school consulting, test prep, academic tutoring, and classroom teaching. Hallie is also a regular contributor to Yale's visual literacy blog, "A Closer Look", and is a facilitator at Yale's Visual Literacy Summer Institute. Hallie likes to say that her youngest student was two, while her oldest was ninety-two. She loves working with students of all ages.
Mary, EdM, Harvard University, BA Brown University
Mary is director of technology at Westport Educational Consultants, as well as a math professor at Endicott College. Mary has brought the genius of remote tutoring to Westport Educational Consultants. Remote tutoring allows older students to have nightly homework help, without having to come to our center for assistance. Mary has comprehensive experience in tutoring the ACT and SAT. In addition, Mary has experience teaching math and history at the elementary and middle school levels. We are thrilled to have Mary on our team.
Susan, BS, Psychology/Counseling, Denison University
Susan is our College Placement Specialist. She has extensive experience teaching students and their parents how to navigate the Naviance system to help direct their college searches. Prior to her educational consulting career, Susan was a successful sales and marketing executive in New York and Los Angeles. That experience allowed her to cultivate excellent people skills, management capabilities, and marketing techniques. Originally from the North Shore of Long Island, Susan moved to Fairfield County, CT with her family. Learn more about Susan and her counseling services on our College Counseling page.
Krista, MFA, Albertus Magnus College, BA, Gettysburg College
Krista is a teacher and writer. She has published as a newspaper columnist, and her poetry has appeared in several literary journals. She specializes in reading comprehension, grammar and language usage, as well as a variety of writing forms. Krista also teaches reading and vocabulary strategies for test prep (ISEE, SSAT, SAT, ACT). Krista's love for writing is sure to translate to your own child during her engaging sessions. Westport Educational Consultants is fortunate to have a writing expert of Krista's quality.