Certified Learning Specialist and Professional Educational Consultant


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About Us

Patti Schabinger, M. Ed.

Patti Schabinger M.Ed. started as a multi-age classroom teacher and later worked as the Learning Specialist for an elementary school in Highland Park, Illinois. Specializing in gifted education, learning disabilities, reading, writing, English, ADHD, anxiety issues and other learning differences, Patti now guides students of all ages and abilities as they navigate elementary through high school, college, and graduate school. Adults benefit from executive functioning  development and life skills. Training in many of the University of Kansas Learning Strategies Curriculums and the Rush NeuroBehavioral Executive Function Skills program helps Patti to expertly teach English, writing, reading, and other academic subjects by integrating executive functioning with specific methods to enhance learning, organization, memory, success, and confidence.


As an Independent Educational Consultant, Patti assists students and families to address needs of the whole person. Patti uses a calm, encouraging teaching style to help with academics,  test prep, and the college process depending on individual needs. Patti strives to reduce stress and enable success by building confidence in personal abilities, fostering critical thinking, and focusing on strengthsI

Paul R. Schabinger, MD.

Dr. Paul Schabinger, a retired Radiation Oncologist, served as medical director at three Chicago area hospital departments - Lutheran General, Illinois Masonic, and Resurrection - and was on staff at numerous other hospitals. Voted as a Top Doctor by Chicago Magazine and US News and World Report, Dr. Paul Schabinger helped many patients and families faced with challenging health issues. Paul has worked with students in elementary through high school to investigate math and science topics. Students gain confidence, reduce stress, and discover more about the natural world as Paul breaks down difficult concepts into manageable chunks.