Ginny Barrett has been a school counselor in the Central Bucks School District for 20 years. In addition to her Masters in Secondary Counseling and Certification from West Chester University, Ginny holds an Administration Certification from St. Joseph’s University.
Will Dix has had over 25 years of college admission and college counseling experience with students and families from all income ranges and backgrounds. He served 8 years as an admission officer at Amherst College, and 6 as a college counselor at a private Chicago high school. For 10 years he developed and implemented college-going curricula and materials for Chicago Scholars, an organization dedicated to helping first generation-college and low-income students reach and succeed at college.
Susan Suarez-Madson has over 15 years of experience working in the field of college access and success, primarily with first-generation Latino students and their parents in San Jose California. Her expertise includes 5th-12th grade Advisory programming, college counseling, parent education, alumni data tracking and support, curriculum development, and teacher and leader coaching.
For more than 40 years James has helped thousands of students, parents and institutional clients on both secondary and college levels within the educational community. Professional credentials include National Counselor Certification, New York State Mental Health Counselor Licensure, New York State Permanent School Counselor Certification, Distance Credentialed Counseling, Approved Clinical Supervision and Fellowship Status Membership in the National Career Development Association.
The Uncommon Individual Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that studies, develops and applies the art and science of mentoring to help focused individuals work toward the achievement of their dreams, and aids entities of all kinds in creating a culture of active mentorship for individuals within their organizations.
Our students come from diverse backgrounds, and many come from low-income families. Those students value the OnTrack curriculum, feeling that it adds to their high school experience and helps prepare them to apply to post-secondary schools.
OnTrack doesn’t just instruct students on how to apply to post-secondary schools and pay for them, but also offers students content on a wide range of subjects to help them get through high school. Students appreciate the variety of content offered by OnTrack and most felt it was relevant to their experiences.