Posts made in April, 2014

Types of Educational Testing

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This is the first of two blogs focused on testing by Melissa Shipman, Executive Director of PACE and a teacher of children with special needs for over 10 years. Melissa lives in Georgia, USA with her husband and two young girls. Are you finding that the demand for testing seems to be increasing among the families we serve? In order to serve most effectively, an educational consultant needs to understand the differences between types of educational tests and exactly how they may and may not help families. This week and next week, I’ll do my best to clearly and concisely outline this for you....

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More Education Apps

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Our guest blogger this week is Kay Baker, who serves as an education consultant with SHARE Education Services and lives with her husband and son in Sweden. Kay leads PACE’s Education Planning for Families in Transition course and serves on the leadership team of PACE. When she’s not consulting with families, she sings with a local gospel choir and hosts dozens of visitors in her home each year. It’s time for another installment of apps. Apps Gone Free (, free) –  Find good quality paid apps for free each day. Many categories are included, so it is wise to check...

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Ask Nancy: How the Role of Education Consultant Has Changed in the Past 20 Years

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Nancy Elwood is the co-founder of PACE, and is the executive director of SHARE, where she leads a staff of education consultants serving throughout Europe and Eurasia. Nancy and her husband Mike live in Budapest, Hungary, and have two adult sons. She enjoys opening her home to guests and playing “Words with Friends.” This year, she and her husband celebrate 30 years of ministry in Europe.   At the end of this year, SHARE Education Services will celebrate 20 years of service to families in our target region. In those early days, it was my privilege to serve alongside colleagues like Dave...

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