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Howard Greene is the President of Howard Greene & Associates, the nation's leading independent educational consulting company, which he founded in 1968. Howard received his Bachelor's Degree from Dartmouth College in 1959, and holds a Master's Degree, with honors in American Studies from New York University, as well as a Master's Degree in Education from Harvard University. He is a former Princeton University admission officer and member of the Faculty Board of Advisors.
Howard has counseled thousands of students over more than forty years, and has consulted to numerous schools, colleges, and corporations. He has written many books on planning for college and graduate school, and with his son, Matthew Greene, has authored several books in the Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning series. Howard has appeared on the Today Show, CNBC, Good Morning America, CNN and other media to discuss relevant educational issues and trends. He has been profiled in the New York Times, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, and People, and is frequently interviewed by national news outlets. Howard and Matthew are co-hosts of two PBS television programs, "Ten Steps to College with the Greenes" and "Paying for College with the Greenes." They have written a national bi-monthly column for Knight Ridder-Tribune News Service and are regular contributors to University Business Magazine.
Presently Howard is a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Humanities Council, the State Branch of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Horizons National Board, the Wilton (CT) Public Library, the National Advisory Council of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University, St. Paul's Cathedral Trust in America, and the National Domestic Violence Hotline. He is a recent past Trustee of the Choate Rosemary Hall School, and member of the National Advisory Board of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He is also a past Trustee of New Canaan Country School, A Better Chance, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the American Farm School in Thessaloniki, Greece and is a former President of the Dartmouth Class of 1959.
Dr. Matthew Greene is President of Matthew Greene Educational Consulting, LLC, and works in affiliation with Howard Greene & Associates. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Dartmouth College (1990) where he majored in history modified with government. He joined Howard Greene & Associates in 1997 after earning both his Master's Degree in Public Policy and his Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Matthew counsels families on secondary school, college, and graduate school admission, as well as career planning, in Connecticut, New York, nationally, and internationally.
Matthew is the author of Learning about School Violence, and is co-author with Howard Greene of the books in the Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning series. They have written a national bi-monthly column for Knight Ridder-Tribune News Service and are regular contributors to University Business Magazine. Matthew and Howard are co-hosts of two PBS television programs "Ten Steps to College with the Greenes" and "Paying for College with the Greenes." Their latest book is College Grad Seeks Future (St. Martin's Press). Matthew is a frequent presenter on educational planning and college admissions, and is trained in mediation and conflict resolution techniques. He has appeared in People and Bloomberg Magazine, and is frequently interviewed on educational issues by such news media as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, News 12 Connecticut, and NPR radio programs.
Matthew is President of the Hopkins School Alumni/ae Association Board, and Vice-President of the Dartmouth Class of 1990, as well as past Co-Chair of the Wilton Education Foundation. Matthew has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Family and Children's Agency in Norwalk, CT, and is a past Trustee of Suffield Academy. He is a current Vice-Chair of the board of the Dartmouth Partners in Community Service Program, and serves on the board of the National Society for the Gifted & Talented. He is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and the Higher Education Consultants Association.
Frederick Calder joined Howard Greene & Associates in 2008 as Senior Associate for Independent Schools. He was educated at Harvard University where he received the A.B. and Ed.M. degrees. Fred was Executive Director of the New York State Association of Independent Schools from 1986 to 2007, and in 1997-98 served also as Interim Head of The Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York. He began his administrative career as headmaster of The Town School in New York City, then served for sixteen years as Headmaster of Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia. Fred has written widely on all aspects of independent schools, their management and character. He has consulted extensively with boards of trustees, heads and others on leadership issues, good practice, the politics of education and organizational structure. A long time trustee and Chairman of the Board of The Northwood School, he is currently Treasurer of the Placid Lake Foundation, and President of The Lake Placid Education Foundation. Fred is a member of The Headmasters Association of the United States, Country Day School Headmasters Association, and the Headmistresses Association of the East.