Parent EdGuru is an education consulting firm helping Dubai parents navigate school choice, locate tutors and special education services for their child.
Lisa Ripperger brings 30 years as a teacher and principal in schools in New York City and Dubai. Holding a Master of Arts in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, Lisa honed her teaching skills as a literacy staff developer at the illustrious Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. For 12 years she was the principal of the well-regarded elementary school, PS 234 in TriBeCa.
Her vast experience in diverse, educational contexts allows her clients to receive precise, honest feedback on how to best support their child.
Relocating to Dubai? Need help understanding the school landscape?
Wondering what is most important when choosing a school for your child?
Confused about the curriculum differences between British, American and IB?
Looking for a school able to support your child with special education needs?
Does your child not like school? Need advice on what to do?
Geared for parents looking to solidify their decision on:
Comprehensive support for parents:
"Lisa Ripperger's intelligence, ingenuity and resourcefulness make her the perfect consultant to help a parent navigate any educational challenge, whether it be finding the right school for a child, or developing a more intricate plan for a child with a nontraditional learning style. She is careful, compassionate and wonderful to work with."
New York City
"Lisa focuses on what is in the best interest of the child. She helped me clarify what my children really need and not allow my emotions to get in the way. She has an amazing sense of humility which makes it fun to work with her."
"Lisa Ripperger develops a solid, trusted relationship with both parents and their children no matter how complex the situations and experiences may be. As a mother of a bi-racial, bi-cultural child growing up in NYC, Lisa provided me with the right level of tools and coaching to allow me to successfully support my child with confidence and vision."
New York City
"In supporting the family, Lisa’s skilled at highlighting a child’s individual needs while identifying the child’s strengths. She helps parents break down issues, making them manageable to tackle."
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