WHERE STUDENTS ARE EMPOWERED TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL FOR ACADEMIC GROWTH, ENRICHMENT, AND LIFE-LONG LEARNING.
WHAT WE DO
Greenwich Education Group was founded in 2004 by Vicky Newman. It contains three NEASC-accredited, co-ed, independent day schools, Links Academy, The Pinnacle School, and The Spire School, which offer unique environments and curricula designed for their students. Spire and Pinnacle are state-licensed Connecticut Special Education Schools. Links Academy is also NCAA Eligible. Each school and program has grown out of a need in our local communities. In addition, Greenwich Education Group provides day and boarding school advisory services, college counseling, diagnostic assessment, tutoring and test prep, clinical and coaching services, and social skills support.
GREENWICH EDUCATION GROUP PROVIDES THE REGION'S LEADING ACADEMIC RESOURCES.
The Learning and Development Center is part of the Greenwich Education Group. We provide PreK-12+ students with the tools to enhance academic potential and become independent learners who are responsible, motivated, resilient, and proactive. Our ability to enhance learning potential and foster emotional wellness are supported by the expertise and resources of the entire GEG community.
College and Day & Boarding School Advisory Services
Our educational consultants, led by our Founder and Executive Director, Vicky Newman, MS Ed, CEP, and consultants, Peggy Hersam, a specialist in day and boarding schools, and Anne Marie Hesser, our college consultant, will provide the most knowledgeable and hands-on service to guide your family through the best educational opportunities for your child.
We help each student identify their talents & ambitions and to assist them in finding their right school or college. We provide services that are personalized and comprehensive by creating a college list, organizing school and college visits, standardized test planning, essay and application support, and even suggestions on extra-curricular and summer activities.
GEG'S THREE NEASC ACCREDITED SCHOOLS OFFER UNIQUE ENVIRONMENTS AND CURRICULA
CUSTOMIZED FOR THE SPECIFIC LEARNING STYLES OF OUR STUDENTS
Links Academy, a NEASC-accredited school, provides an individualized one-on-one college preparatory educational experience at a pace that meets each student's unique needs. Instructors at Links Academy are skilled at developing a vigorous curriculum designed to engage students in grades 6-12 in meaningful and intellectually stimulating coursework.
For students who have experienced anxiety and avoidance, struggled with executive functions or depression, Spire offers robust academics, including Advanced Placement and UConn’s Early College Experience (ECE) classes, paired with a health and wellness curriculum. Our students benefit from Spire’s smaller, supportive learning environment and our unique Life Coaching model.