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Carolyn Kocurek Carolyn Kocurek
President/Educational Consultant
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Carolyn Kocurek is the Founder of Academic Answers and a lead educational consultant. Over the past two decades, she has spent her professional life in the fields of educational consulting and behavioral healthcare for struggling teenagers.   read more -->
Chris Kocurek Chris Kocurek, M.Ed.
Chief Executive Officer/Educational Consultant
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Chris Kocurek, M.Ed. is the Chief Executive Officer and a lead educational consultant of Academic Answers. He has over 20 years of experience in the education and behavioral health fields.  
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Scott Canter Scott Canter
Therapeutic and Educational Consultant/Partner- Dallas Office
scanter@academic-answers.com

Scott Canter has over 20 years experience helping families with underachieving students. In 1987 Scott began working with at-risk teenagers as a counselor and teacher at the CEDU School. In 1995 Scott joined a therapeutic boarding school as Director of Admissions. He then served Aspen Achievement Academy and Aspen Ranch in admissions prior to becoming Director of Admissions at the Second Nature Wilderness Program in 1999. Since then Scott served as National Director of Admissions for Aspen Education Group's Outdoor Division, supervising the admissions offices of 10 outdoor behavioral healthcare programs. Scott's expertise provides families with an unmatched knowledge and understanding of how special needs schools and treatment programs work to help at-risk youth. A husband and father, raising children three children, Scott is passionately committed to assisting parents with struggling youth in reuniting their families.

Henry B. Ewert Henry B. Ewert, M.A.
College Planning Consultant
hewert@academic-answers.com

Hank Ewert was a member of the faculty of St. Stephen's School, a private day and boarding school, from 1975 until 2005, serving as a college counselor for twenty-six years and as Director of College Counseling for twenty-two.   read more -->
Nancy Fomby, M.S.E. Nancy Fomby, M.S.E.
College Guidance Counselor
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Nancy Fomby, M.S.E. is a College Guidance Counselor at Academic Answers. Nancy has been an educator for thirty-six years, most recently at the Episcopal School of Dallas for thirty-one years, where she was the Director of College Guidance.
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Margaret Oak, M.S., LMFT Margaret Oak, M.S., LMFT
Educational Consultant
moak@academic-answers.com

Margaret Oak, M.S., LMFT is a lead educational consultant with Academic Answers, specializing in educational and therapeutic placements. With over 20 years in the field of human services, she values working with students and families to meet life's challenges.
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Kelly Dunbar, M.S., LMFT Kelly Dunbar, M.A.
Therapeutic and Educational Consultant
kdunbar@academic-answers.com

Kelly Dunbar, M.A., is a lead consultant with Academic Answers, specializing in educational and therapeutic placements.
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Shay Butts, M.S., LMFT Shay Butts
Therapeutic and Educational Consultant
sbutts@academic-answers.com

Shay Butts is a lead consultant with Academic Answers, specializing in educational and therapeutic placements.
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Richard Ribb Richard Ribb, Ph.D.
Achievement Consultant
rribb@academic-answers.com

Richard Ribb, PhD., is a lead consultant with Academic Answers and College Guidance Associates, specializing in advising students and their families on achieving academic and/or personal goals.
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Melissa Hutchins, M.A. Shannon Lloyd
Personal Learning Coach
slloyd@academic-answers.com

Shannon Lloyd is a Personal Learning Coach for Academic Answers. Her primary objective is to encourage research skills and promote self-learning.
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