School  Selection 

From your first tour to your final decision, Parodi Educational Consulting will be with your family every step of the way. ​An educator with over eighteen years experience in private and public schools, Mariana Parodi McCormick is well versed in every facet of school life, including school selection, admissions, instruction, special services, advancement, marketing, and development. Mariana uses her extensive experience in working with children, her knowledge of individual school programs, school cultures, curricula, and communities available to guide and advise families in the school selection process. Our goal is to find the perfect home for your child: a place where she or he will thrive as a student and as a valued member of a school community.


It truly is a joy matching a family with their “just right school,” and we look forward to working with you!

​​Services include assisting families with discerning between the many PreK-12th grade programs available in the greater Washington, D.C. area, assisting families with arranging tours, understanding the application and financial aid process, taking into consideration a child’s social-emotional, academic, physical, and geographic needs, evaluating your student’s academic record, establishing attainable goals, interpreting test scores, selecting tutoring or educational testing services, interview preparation, making recommendations for schools and programs, and reviewing school decisions.


Moving to Washington, D.C.?

Assisting overseas or families new to the D.C. Metro area with finding housing and schools in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia. English, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, and Sign Language interpretation is available for school selection help.