I am so grateful to Karen for navigating us through the world of teen help.
The School Solution is the educational consulting practice owned by Karen Mabie.
An Educational Consultant is an expert in finding the appropriate fit between a student and a school or program. Consultants have the professional background to fully assess a child’s academic, social and emotional needs and match them with the appropriate setting, school and staff. The School Solution has a full spectrum of comprehensive services that truly makes them stand out from the rest.
Much of the consultant’s time is spent on the road researching placements in order to be prepared to address the specific individual needs of each child and family. As an educational consultant, Karen is an advocate for the family before, during and after placement. Karen professionally interviews the family, teachers and participating professionals in order to develop a thorough understanding of the child’s vulnerabilities and strengths.
This level of service provides a huge value to her clients and is reflected in her ability to work tirelessly to collaborate on behalf of students and families to provide school placement and therapeutic solutions.
The School Solution is your place to go for the necessary support and services for students, parents and institutions to ensure that you have the most beneficial relationship and optimum educational outcome.
The demand for specialized services in education and therapeutic intervention continues to grow, with student placements and other educational accommodations becoming a severe burden on school professionals and families everywhere. Searching for the solution on how best to provide the necessary services for these students with specific needs overwhelms educators and parents alike.
Karen Mabie is unique in that she visits 60 to 80 schools and programs every year as an education consultant working for families looking for educational consultancy. It is Karen’s personal knowledge of boarding schools and experience with these specialized programs and therapy schools as well as the professionals that work there that gives you, her clients, the best opportunities for education. This is what sets her apart as a national and international educational consultancy head.
Karen and The School Solution staff works clearly and effectively with families whose children (ages 11 to 26) are struggling despite the best efforts of the family, including intense therapeutic and academic supports at home.
Karen Mabie holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and special education and Master’s and Specialist degrees in Educational Psychology. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, experienced in evaluating and counseling students with learning, social, emotional and behavioral difficulties.
She is particularly qualified to find the best school environment, milieu and treatment team where a child (and family) can begin to thrive. There are so many available options with unique therapeutic and educational approaches…there is a place for every child to succeed, and Karen can find that place.
Here are some of the wide-ranging schooling options available through The School Solution:
One of the many specialty factors in the services that the School Solution provides is that as educational consultants. It’s not only about Education… there are circumstance in life that provide a significant teachable moment and have value for growing and evolving children and young adults. Here are some other options available through The School Solution:
As a professional educational consultant, Karen is a member of the Independent Educational Consultant Association and, as such, subscribes to their ethical guidelines. She has been elected to the Board of Directors to IECA and served as faculty at their Summer Training Institute. She has earned the designation of “Certified Educational Planner” representing the highest level of professional standards in educational consulting. She continues to stay in touch with her client and their programs for at least one year.
Reach out for professional expertise to help you make wise, well-informed decisions that can positively affect your child’s future at this crucial time. Our mission is helping families find the best option for their child.