Schooling in Boston Webinar for Mobility Managers & Relocating Families (Full Recording)
Updated: Oct 23
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A live recording, fresh out of the can!
Especially for our friends & colleagues attending ERC in Boston!
Boston and its environs offer a rich but somewhat complicated education landscape, and we think that families relocating there, will find this helpful.
Please enjoy the full recording of Bennett’s "Hotspot Spotlight: Schooling in Boston" webinar. A smart, informed conversation, hosted by one of our lead education consultants, Leticia G. de la Rasilla, with her esteemed colleague, Lisa Schwarzwald.
Discussion time markers for your cruising pleasure:
1. INTRODUCTION, 0
2. CURRICULUM, .43
3. MOVING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, 2.11
4. MOVING WITH OLDER CHILDREN, 5.20
5. STATE, PRIVATE & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS, 7.1
6. SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS, 9.50
7. TAKEAWAYS, 14.40
8. MOST REWARDING TO LISA, 16.25
9. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, 17.05
11. ADIEUS, 22
*Song, More than a Feeling by Boston
We hope you enjoyed the program.
Based in Madrid, Spain, Leticia G. de la Rasilla is Bennett's Client Services representative and a Global Team Lead, overseeing and supporting Bennett’s Europe-based consultants. She also plans education outreach for our corporate and RMC clients, leading webinar discussions on relevant education topics and providing updates on high-demand locations. Leticia brings firsthand understanding of the expat experience to her Bennett work.
She initially began work with the company in 2007 as an independent consultant based in Mexico, only to relocate to Germany and eventually repatriate to her native Spain. She has also lived in Ireland, France, and Belgium. As a mother of four children who had to “figure it all out,” she empathizes with the families she supports and understands exactly the kind of help they need.
Currently based in Boston, Lisa Schwarzwald is an independent education consultant who brings a varied and extensive career in education to her consulting work with Bennett. Over the years, she has supported numerous “Bennett” families moving to Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island and has guided countless children to good-fit schools in the public and private sectors.
Prior to working with Bennett, Lisa was Director of Continuing Professional Education at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX, and a study abroad advisor at the University of Texas at Austin. She also worked as Director of Recruitment and the Assistant Director of Extension programs at IES, The International Education of Students, in Chicago, IL, and as Manager of International Admissions at Eastern Michigan University.
Over the years, Bennett International Education Consultancyhas worked with hundreds of corporations across the globe, many of them Fortune 500 companies, providing domestic and international school advisement & placement services - preschool through university - to the dependents of relocating employees. In addition to education placement, our team provides customized consulting for corporations with a range of education issues: education policy writing & benchmarking, tuition studies, group move advisement & planning, and remote education solutions.