In today’s episode, we’re talking to Jonathon Wilkins about testing accommodations. Jonathon is the Director of Advising and Outreach at Top Score Education in the DC Metro Area. Top Score Education is one-on-one in-home & virtual test prep, tutoring, and skills-based learning individualized for each child.
Today we will answer these questions:
- What do testing accommodations look like?
- What kind of testing can students get accommodations for?
- Why would a student need accommodations?
- How does a parent get these accommodations?
- When should parents request accommodations?
- How can students self advocate and remind their teachers that they need accommodations?
- How do these accommodations affect the student’s academic success?
More about Jonathon
As Top Score’s Director of Advising and Outreach, Jonathon partners with prospective and current families to design customized academic programs for their children. Jonathon is passionate about helping families find the best education solutions for their kids. In addition to advising Top Score families, Jonathon works towards scaling Top Score’s impact by developing meaningful external partnerships with schools, education consultants, college counselors, summer camps, and other organizations that align with our mission.
If you’d like to reach out to Jonathon, you can contact him at email@example.com.
Before joining Top Score, Jonathon worked in private school admissions, marketing, communication, and advancement. His work in education started as a high school math teacher, and he has always been passionate about positively impacting students’ lives.
Originally from Vermont, Jonathon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Mathematics from the University of Vermont and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from George Washington University. In his free time, Jonathon enjoys spending time with his family and friends, boating on the Potomac, and trying out new restaurants.
Links and Resources:
- Top Score Education’s website: https://topscoreedu.com/
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