meet moore

Educate. Innovate. Relocate.

It all started with a vision…

To serve the educational needs of students of every age and ability, from every walk of life. With over 30 years of domestic and international experience, Suzanne MOORE made it her mission to empower both her local and global communities.

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Suzanne MOORE

Before starting MOORE Educational Services in Bend, Oregon, Suzanne served as the coordinator for Baker Early College from 2008 – 2022. Before that, she worked as an online, charter school, secondary math and science teacher, as well as an international educator for ten years, and five beginning years in the Beaverton School District.

Since landing back on US soil, Suzanne has continued her education and experience in various areas. She completed her M. Ed. in School Guidance and Counseling, followed by completion of a School Administration program from Lewis and Clark Graduate School. Her most recent accomplishment is attaining her UCLA College Counseling certification and enrollment in the IECA 2020 Summer Institute.

A seasoned and passionate international educator, she has nearly 30 years of diverse educational experience: college admissions, international secondary schools, charter schools, online format, and now dual credit. She believes that information about education is the single most crucial vehicle for upward social mobility and can change the lives of those who implement their knowledge.

Qualifications
  • College Counseling Certification (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Summer Institute graduate
  • Oregon School Administration license (Lewis & Clark)
  • M. Ed. School Counseling & Guidance (American Public University)
  • MS Education (Oregon State Uinversity)
  • BS Integrated Science (Oregon State University)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in International Counseling (Lehigh University)
  • College Board Summer Institute graduate
Special Qualifications
  • Exceptional ability to connect and communicate in diverse cultural and linguistic environments
  • Deep understanding of international education issues
  • Developed understanding of local and state educational options
  • Continuously gaining new knowledge through ongoing coursework, webinars, associations, college visits, and clinical supervision
Experience
  • Early College Coordinator
  • Online instructor
  • College instructor
  • Educator – charter, public, online, international
  • International Educator – Turkey, Malaysia, and India
  • Clinical Supervisor – OSU Cascades and Western Governors University
  • Foreign exchange student supervision
  • Bend High School Placement Center Volunteer
  • Student travel group coordinator and supervisor
Member Organizations
  • Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Member
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) 

Independent Educational Consultants Association
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National Association for College Admission Counselors
Jake Slodki

Jake is a veteran teacher with 27 years of experience in education. Jake began his career working with inner-city students and then continued to work with students internationally for another ten years in three countries. Jake started his Collaborative Problem-Solving journey in 2008 while working with special needs students.

In 2014, Jake became a Certified Professional Trainer and has been training with Think:Kids since that time. Currently, Jake serves as the Dean of Students at Cascade Middle School, where he works with a diverse population of students. Within his capacity at Cascade MS, he has been able to further his Collaborative Problem-Solving work among students, staff, and parents.

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Thank you Suzanne for your help with the ever challenging college search. We had so many questions that Suzanne was able to answer. In addition, she was able provide us with a good plan for moving ahead. Suzanne is knowledgeable, personable and super easy to work with. Planning for college is a lot less stressful when using Suzanne’s services. She presents a logical and non intimidating plan as well as an in depth one on one with your student prior to meeting with parents. Suzanne made sure to set a follow up appointment with us to keep on the right track.

Summit HS, COCC and OSU-Cascades Parent, December 2020

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