Louise Place…

is a thoughtful, passionate, and joyful educator committed to the HOW of learning. Together, with her students, she cultivates confidence, creativity, and connection. She empowers and equips students to drive their own learning. With a focus on neurodiversity, metacognition, and social-emotional learning, her services include: college counseling, school placement (elementary, middle, high, college, and graduate), writing support and enrichment, and executive functioning coaching.

She brings:

- 11 years of College Counseling & School Placement

- 11 years of Learning Specialization & Executive Functioning/Organization

- 7 years of Classroom Teaching (English/Language Arts & Social-Emotional Learning)

- Education: Stanford University (MA in Teaching English), Columbia University Teachers College (Klingenstein Summer Institute), and Tufts University (B.A. in English and International Relations; concentration: Spanish)

- Professional Development:

  • National Association of Independent Schools (2011-2016, 2019)

  • Landmark College: Certificate Program in Learning Differences and Neurodiversity with Specialization in Executive Function

  • Learning and the Brain Conference with Stanford D. School

  • Project Read’s Framing Your Thoughts

  • Architects for Learning’s EmPOWER

  • Teachers College Reading and Writing Project

  • 6+1 Trait Writing Model of Instruction and Assessment

  • Open Circle Social-Emotional Learning

  • Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity