Learning Facilitator Cecily Selling is a reading specialist who works with students, faculty, parents and administrators to develop strategies for students with a variety of learning styles. She teaches study skills, provides one-on-one tutoring, counseling, student profiles and classroom observations. Finally, she provides professional development to faculty in the area of differentiated instruction.
Cecily Selling received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College, earned a Masters degree at the University of Pennsylvania in the Language in Education program, and became certified as a reading specialist. She has worked in many independent schools in the Delaware Valley area, most recently at Stratford Friends School.
A graduate of Mel Levine's Schools Attuned to Learning Variations program, she believes that every girl's brain is unique and that the job of the school is to help each one understand her own learning strengths and challenges and to become the best learner she can be. Helping students to see academic challenges as opportunities to grow is a big part of her job at Baldwin.
Mrs. Selling works with students, faculty, parents, and administrators to develop strategies which will enable students with a variety of learning styles to experience successful learning at Baldwin. She incorporates study skills materials and strategies into the "Life Skills for Wellness" program. Mrs. Selling provides classroom observations with written prescriptive learning and teaching strategies, for classroom teachers, and participates in parent conferences as needed.