Jennifer is a Certified Educational Consultant and College Counselor with over 12 years of experience as a college counselor, head of school, school administrator, educational therapy teacher for specialized learning, and advocate for accommodations.

Jennifer’s Expertise:

  • College Counseling
  • Vocational Counseling
  • Educational Consulting
  • IEP and 504 development and support
  • Educational Therapy
  • Educational Coaching
  • Essay Support
  • Specialized Tutoring
  • Test Prep
  • Accommodation guidance and support
  • In office, in-home, or in-school visits

Jennifer expertise lies with students from pre-school through graduate school. She also specializes in career development for young adults.

Jennifer provides you with the specific plans and tools to succeed in school, to explore and attain admissions to the schools and colleges that are excellent matches for your unique strengths, to overcome educational challenges, and to gain effective strategies to promote positive and healthy learning tools.

Jennifer’s goal in conjunction with Aspiring Families’ team is to facilitate your abilities to empower yourself, your child, and your family via profound, permanent educational changes to help you succeed and thrive.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science, University of California – San Diego
  • Master of Arts in Education, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
  • Certificate in Independent Educational Consulting, University of California, Irvine
  • Certificate in College Counseling, University of California, Irvine

 

  • Head of School, Fusion Academy
  • Independent Schools Teacher: Fusion Academy, Charter Schools San Diego, Calabasas High School, San Diego
  • Educational Coach, The Family and Learning Center, San Diego
  • College Coach, Partners in College Success, San Diego

Jennifer Fordham M.A. Ed, Specializations

  • College Counseling
  • Vocational Counseling
  • Educational Consulting
  • IEP and 504 development and support
  • Educational Therapy
  • Educational Coaching
  • Essay Support
  • Specialized Tutoring
  • Test Prep
  • Accommodations guidance and support

Ages:

  • Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Graduate School
  • Career Development

Areas of Focus:

  • Gifted
  • Learning Differences – Reading, Writing, Math
  • Memory
  • ADHD
  • Executive Functioning
  • Processing Speed
  • Spectrum
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Social Skills

Jennifer Fordham, M.A. is a certified educational consultant, college counselor, educational therapist, and specialized teacher whose mission is to help students and their families achieve their educational goals.

Jennifer believes that every student is a unique individual who deserves the focused attention and personalized guidance needed to transform their dreams into reality.

Jennifer’s career includes college counseling, educational consulting, and intensive training and experience in educational therapy as a coach for students with unique learning needs. Jennifer focuses on helping students to understand themselves in order to find success and reach their greatest potential. Educational therapy strategies for improved learning and self-efficacy remain an important feature of Jen’s work with all students.

With twelve years of experience as a traditional school teacher, private school administrator, and head of school, Jennifer can provide nuanced assistance for students and families. Building trusting relationships and mentoring children, adolescents, college students, and young adults as they grow and develop is one of Jennifer’s greatest joys and expertise.

Jennifer collaborates closely with Aspiring Families’ team to provide an integrative educational and therapeutic approach that facilitates a comprehensive plan to empower you or your child to be the best they can be.