Our Team

CEC works with experienced counselors, editors and consultants to deliver a full range of services to its clients.

Susan Bacaro  Consultant

Susan Bacaro

susan bacaro

Ms. Bucaro is CEC’s Elementary and Middle School Consultant. Suzanne has helped many local Orange County families, as well as families from all over the world, navigate the independent school search and application process. CEC consults with top executive search firms, relocation companies, and schools to help families find the best private or public school match for their child.  She also guides parents who have gifted students, or special needs children in their search for the best-fit school. Suzanne also helps with every step of the application process.

Ms. Bucaro graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, in 1996, with a Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science.  She holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, from Pepperdine University.  Suzanne has the spent the past 18 years as an elementary school teacher in Orange County and has worked with a wide range of students including gifted students, second language learners, and students with special needs.  She has knowledge of the educational system in Orange County from the perspective of both an educator and a parent. Her two children currently attend a private school in Orange County. Suzanne’s passion for education extends onto the soccer field, where she has spent the past six years coaching youth soccer.