Behrend Consulting


Consultation and Assistance in all phases of the college admission process


Carl “Sandy” Behrend


Education:

B.S. in education – Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

M.S. in Education – Fordham University, New York City, NY

C.A.S. in Educational Administration, Niagara University, NY

Exceptional Education (20 credit hours) – Buffalo State College, NY


Educational Positions held:

Social Studies teacher – New Rochelle Academy, New Rochelle, NY and Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Town of Tonawanda, NY 1968-1973


Guidance Counselor – Orchard Park Junior High School, Orchard Park Middle School and Orchard Park High School. 1974 -2000


Director of Guidance – Orchard Park High School 2000-2008


Adjunct Professor – Canisius College, graduate school of education. 1998-2003


Adjunct Instructor – University at Buffalo, graduate school of counseling and educational psychology 2004-2009


Professional offices held:

President, WNY Suburban Counselors Consortium - 1985-1986

President, New York State Association for College Admission Counseling 1997-2000

President, National Association for College Admission Counseling – 2002-2004

Executive Committee and Board member, The Common Application – 2004-2008

Reader, National Merit Finalist Scholarship Competition – 2006-2009


Professional Affiliations:

New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC)

National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA)


Professional honors:

New York State Association for College Admission Counseling Distinguished Service Award/Secondary Counselor of the Year -1994


Appeared as a guest on the NBC Today Show speaking about college acceptances while President of NACAC- 2003


Niagara University Department of Education, Western New York Counselor

of the Year – 2006


Margaret Addis Service Award for outstanding leadership and contributions to the National Association for College Admission Counseling – 2006


Lifetime Achievement Award – SUNY at Buffalo, School Counseling Department – 2008


Lifetime Emeritus Membership New York State Association for College Admission Counseling - 2008


Special Projects related to college admissions

Member of the SUNY Task Force on College Transition - 1994-1997


Member of the SUNY Counselor Advisory Board  - 1995-1997


Member of Guidance Advisory Boards for the following colleges:1992-2000

D’Youville College

Millard Fillmore Hospital School of Nursing

Canisius College

University at Buffalo



Consultation and assistance in all phases of the college admission process