Fairfax, Virginia (PressExposure) September 19, 2006 -- Fairfax, VA - The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), today announced that Jeannie Borin, M.Ed. of Los Angeles has been accepted as a professional member in the Association. Professional membership in the Association is reserved for only the most capable and experienced independent educational consultants. It requires an appropriate Master's Degree and a minimum of three years experience in counseling and admissions. In addition, members must have visited a minimum of fifty campuses, meet IECA's professional standards, and subscribe to its Principles of Good Practice. IECA helps members update knowledge and maintain skills through meetings, workshops, training programs, and information exchange with colleges, schools, programs, and other consultants.
Jeannie received her Masters Degree in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles and is Founder and President of the Los Angeles based independent college counseling firm College Connections. She has an extensive educational background having served as counselor, school administrator, admissions director, teacher and curriculum supervisor for over twenty years in both the public and private sectors. Jeannie has done admissions counseling work for over fifteen years and continues her work of the past ten years as an independent educational college consultant. Jeannie has been awarded professional membership with the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). Her affiliation with the National and Western Association of College Admissions Counselors as well as the Higher Educational Consultants Association keeps her on the forefront of innovative and current trends in college admissions and education.