Our mission is to help students, parents and educational organizations provide learning environments to support all kinds of learners. We help students develop tools to help them feel successful and become more independent. We also work to strengthen the partnership between school and home to provide a more cohesive and supportive learning experience for the student.
What We Believe
We believe that the world is filled with all kinds of learners and with the right frameworks, environments and supports, all students can be successful. By focusing on the whole child and identifying their specific strengths and areas for growth, we help identify which best practices support their educational, emotional and social needs.
What We Do
Learning Solutions and Consulting is an organization dedicated to assisting families with their child’s educational experience.
Can be completed via phone or in-person to discuss concerns, potential areas of support as well as hopes and dreams for your child.
Sessions are 45 minutes long and are designed to focus on the individual needs of the student.
Learning Strategy Development
After observing the child in their learning environment, specific recommendations can be made to further support the student.
Helping Develop Appropriate Support Systems
Collaborating with parents and schools to identify the specific needs of the student and creating a plan for support and growth.
Pre-scheduled visits to observe the student in their classroom environment. These must be agreed upon by the school your student is attending.
Communication with School Personnel
Dialogue with teachers, counselors, administration as part of supporting your student in and out of the school setting.
Attending School Meetings
Supporting parents and advocating for their child and the supports or accommodations they made need within the school setting.
Collaboration with Schools
Help parents and schools to partner and work together to support the student. Ensure that all parties understand the needs of the student.
Parental Support & Guidance
Recommendations on what to ask for from your child’s school as well as strategies to use to support your child in and out of school.
Founder and Director of Learning Solutions & Consulting
Angela was born and raised in London, England where she began her teaching career as an elementary school teacher after studying at Goldsmiths College – University of London. Since then, she has taught all over the world; from The U.K. to Tanzania, from Ecuador to China (Beijing). She has spent the past 20 years teaching in the USA and has worked in both the public and independent school systems across the country.
Angela has over 22 years of teaching experience with children as young as 3 years old and with students in middle and high schools. She believes in early intervention and performs student observations as she recognizes the importance of seeing students in their educational setting. She spent many years researching how students from diverse backgrounds experience learning in the USA. She focused specifically on boys of color and their learning experience no matter what their background was.
Angela was trained under Jim Knight (Instructional Coaching Group) as an instructional coach and provided support for classroom teachers through observations, mentoring and modeling.
She is also a Responsive Classroom Certified Teacher and has provided training for other teachers on how to manage challenging behaviors in the classroom setting.
Angela has presented at educational conferences with The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, National Association of Independent Schools and the Association of Independent Schools of Maryland.