About Scott

Scott S. Garbini, M.Ed. deals with each client as an individual, recognizing that there is no “one size fits all” solution and helps his clients find those triumphs.

Scott S. Garbini, M.Ed.

Lead Career and Education Consultant

Scott S. Garbini, M.Ed. deals with each client as an individual, recognizing that there is no “one size fits all” solution and helps his clients find those triumphs. With more than a decade of hands-on experience in the field of higher education, Scott has the expertise and resources available to help you, or your child, find just the right fit for that first step towards a positive and productive future. His experience includes; college admissions counseling, transition planning, and post-graduate options as well as college to career and or life transition and coaching. He is frequently sought out for his exceptional knowledge in such under-represented areas of need.

In his past role as Assistant Director of Admissions for a private New England college, Scott was able to develop strong connections with institutions of higher learning across the United States. In addition, having worked and fostered relationships with countless Independent Consultants, Physicians, Clinicians, Guidance Counselors, and Researchers, Scott has built a reputation as someone who is both proactive and results-oriented, while being sensitive to the needs of his individual clients. 

Having numerous learning challenges himself including ADHD and Dyscalculia, Scott learned to overcome obstacles both externally and internally. Despite being discouraged from even attempting to seek a higher degree, he ignored the naysayers, earning a Bachelor’s of Science and then a Masters of Education from Johnson & Wales University. His unique life experience, combined with his passion for individual success, makes him the right person to help you.

New London Public Schools Policy Committee:
Member 2019-Present

New England Association of College Admissions Counseling-NEACAC:
Member 2017-Present

National Minority Aids Council:
Member 2018-Present

Higher Education Consultants Association-HECA:
Legislative Committee 2019-Present

Higher Education Consultants Association-HECA:
Member 2013-Present

Alliance for Living: Board Member:
Chairman of the Board 2018-Present
Member at Large 2017-2018

New London Board of Education: (2 Term Elected Official)
President 2017
Vice President 2016
Member at Large: 2013-2015

New London Public Schools Facilities and Design:
Committee Chairman 2013-2017
Member at Large 2014-2017

New London Public Schools School Facilities and Design Committee:
Member 2013-2015

New London Parks and Recreation Liaison:
Member at Large By City Ordinance 2014-2017

OutCT youth program:
Board Member 2014-2016

New London Community Campus Coalition:
Committee Member 2014-2017

Fish Tales, Tugs and Sails:
Committee Member 2014

Metrocast Advisory Committee:
Vice Chairman 2014

HECA 2019 Annual Conference: College Fair Co Chair-Providence, RI

HECA 2017 Annual Conference 20th Anniversary Co-Chair-Long Beach, CA

HECA 2016 Annual Conference College Fair Co Chair-Philadelphia, PA

HECA 2015 Annual Conference College fair committee-Cincinnati, OH