Greenwich Education Group (GEG) has appointed Torsie Judkins as Director, Academic Services.
Mr. Judkins will be responsible for the overall management of GEG’s Academic Services portfolio and will report directly to Peter Newman, CEO. Judkins brings over 15 years experience working in private secondary school administration.
“We are proud to have someone with such vast experience and talent join us,” said Vicky Newman, Founder and Executive Director of GEG. “Torsie has a long track record of success in a wide variety of roles in private school administration. His focus on understanding the diverse needs and strengths of students and his passion to help them reach their academic potential aligns perfectly with the mission and goals of Greenwich Education Group.”
Prior to joining GEG, Judkins was the Director of Community and Diversity at The Town School, where he provided strategic leadership for diversity programs as well as ensuring that the academic, social and emotional needs of students were met.
Prior to The Town School, he was the Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admissions at Rye Country Day School.
In addition to his administrative responsibilities, he worked directly with students as an advisor and coach. He started his career in education at his alma mater, Durham Academy, where he served as a middle school teacher, coach, advisor and eventually the Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Coordinator.
Judkins has also served on multiple non-profit boards as well as school accreditation teams for the New York Association of Independent Schools. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from North Carolina Wesleyan College, a Masters of Professional Studies, Educational Leadership from Manhattanville College and completed the National Association of Independent Schools’ Fellowship for Aspiring Heads of School.
Greenwich Education Group is a multi-division organization focusing on every facet of a child’s academic development and success. Their divisions include academic tutoring – in-home and at the center – standardized test preparation, education consulting, specialized learning services, transition programs and three accredited schools which focus on the special needs of their student populations: Beacon, Pinnacle, and the Spire School. GEG curricula and teaching methods are as varied as their student body.