College Counselor, Upper School
Appointment Hours: 8:30 AM -3:00 PM
Office: (954) 634-5233, ext. 309
Navigating the road to college can be exciting, liberating, and frightening. The competition of the college/university culture is often discouraging today. The good news: There is a college for everyone. It is my pleasure to work with students and parents to explore and find the right fit for college.
Dr, Rios joined the Sagemont team in 2017, after decades of working in higher education and establishing online schools. Dr. Rios has served in a variety of roles including Academic Dean, Online Campus Director, Academic Advisor and Adjunct Professor at a number of universities and has been actively working in the area of justice education for years.
Dr. Rios has a passion for working with all students to help them find both their best fit in post-secondary education and develop a career direction. Committed to professional development, Dr. Rios regularly attends conferences, seminars and webinars to remain current on the trends and expectations in college admissions and career development. Dr. Rios is also a member of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC). Additionally, she regularly visits colleges and universities. She holds a Master of Arts in Management with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from Regent University, a Doctorate in Education in Organizational Leadership and Adult Education from Nova Southeastern University and a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership with a concentration on Justice and Civic Advocacy from Southeastern University.
Dr. Rios is very involved in working with national leaders in in helping establish justice education at schools and workplaces. She has also served on the Educational Advisory Board of the City of Miramar and is very active in the South Florida nonprofit and faith-based community as well as on a national level educating leaders on justice issues so they can build a better world.
Meetings can be held in either English and Spanish. During COVID19, meetings are held via Zoom.
Options for meetings with College Counselor
Students and parents can schedule a meeting with me at any time. Below are the options you can choose from when you click the red appointment button below.