Founder & Director
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to British and Brazilian parents, she is familiar with the significant issues of adapting to different cultures and school environments. Her personal background and international experience give her a unique insight into the process of cultural adjustment. She has worked successfully with many international families to acclimate them to the intricacies of the American educational system. Sharon is also honored to serve on the Board for the Promise Project, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping under-served kids achieve success in school.
Sharon is licensed in General and Special Education, with a concentration in Learning Disabilities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgetown University, an Master of Science in Child Developmental Psychology from University College London, and an Master of Science in Special and General Education from Hunter College.
As the founder and CEO, Sharon Thomas leads our education and school placement team. She has over two decades of professional experience in the field of education and research and has worked with hundreds of families to identify resources, establish goals, and implement practical plans that have a positive, long-term impact on the individuals she is honored to serve.
Her areas of expertise/specialties include:
• School placement consultant
• Expert witness on education cases
• Learning specialist
• Individual child assessment
• Educational consultant to private, public, and charter schools
• Public speaking on education-related topics