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Principles of Independent Educational Consulting

This is the first required course in the Independent Educational Consultant Certificate Program.

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce a career as an Independent Educational Consultant. It will familiarize students with the professional issues faced when advising students in the college planning process. Topics in this course examine the principles and practices associated with the development of an independent college counseling practice. Highlighted is the role of the educational consultant as a resource for students and parents and the operating philosophies connected to that role. Additional topics include: the complexities of college choice, ways to make the practice successful, and what is changing in the admission and higher education landscape.

See enrollment confirmation for login information. Due to high demand, early enrollment recommended.

NOTE: This course may have optional, live sessions via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in the course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access the course’s Zoom sessions.

  • Details
  • $745
  • September 19, 2022 to November 06, 2022
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00039
  • ID/Units: EDUC X406  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: FALL 2022

Instructor


Steven R. Antonoff, Ph.D., is a Certified Educational Planner and a respected voice in the profession of Independent Educational Consulting. He is author of A Student of Colleges (the first textbook written for the field), College Match, and The College Finder. Dr. Antonoff is active in the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Dr. Antonoff was President of IECA and is Founding Chair of the American Institute of Certified Educational Planners. He is past chair of the IECA Foundation. He served as Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and Dean of Students at the University of Denver. He is sought as a speaker on issues of college admission, educational consulting, and higher education.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

A STUDENT OF COLLEGES: FUNDAMENTALS OF IEC
Book - ISBN: 9781733578400
ANTONOFF, 1 ed, EDUconsultingMedia

Optional Textbook(s):

COLLEGE MATCH: A BLUEPRINT FOR CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOU
Book - ISBN: 9781733578424
ANTONOFF, 15 ed, EDUconsultingMEDIA

COLLEGE FINDER
Book - ISBN: 9781936035908
ANTONOFF, 4 ed, COLLEGEXPRESS

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START09/19/2022Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END11/06/2022Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---