Professional & Consulting Services
Over the past 20 years, Dr. Shumsky has focused his attention on both the theory and the realities of learning and education. Through academic and research activity and day-to-day experience with thousands of students, he has developed a respected expertise in:
- Learning - A solid understanding of the various types of learning and learners, the evaluation and treatment of learning disabilities, the effect of learning disabilities on school performance, the relationship of family and emotional upset on learning, etc.
- Education - Based on a thorough familiarity with all types of private and specialty schools, and relationships with the admissions counselors and faculties, a deep understanding of institutions and the educational system.
- Potential - Academic and observational experience in creating the conditions required for success.
Dr. Shumsky routinely consults on mediations and arbitrations, particularly divorce and custody cases, involving his areas of expertise. He also provides expert witness testimony in the courtroom.
Consulting with Schools & School Districts
Dr. Shumsky advises individual schools and school districts on issues concerning curriculum, learning and college preparation.
Adult Career Counseling
Dr. Shumsky acts as a resource for adults interested in enhancing their existing professions, changing careers, or beginning their first career at any stage of their life.