About the Educators
Dr. Lisa Barrett
Owner and Director of 5 Points Prep
Educational Consultant and College/Career Counselor
Doctorate in Higher Education and M.Ed. in College Administration, Columbia University Teachers College
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Georgia
Independent Educational Consultants Association, Professional Member
A former professor and administrator at Columbia University, Dr. Barrett has exceptional educational experience in the areas of English Education, College Admissions, and Career Counseling. She is a nationally recognized educational consultant committed to helping students of all backgrounds reach their potential. Her career in college admissions for Columbia University gives her a unique perspective on the admissions process at both regional and national levels. Dr. Barrett can provide the expert guidance needed in improving test scores, developing a list of target colleges, managing applications, writing college and scholarship essays, researching scholarship and financial aid resources, and preparing for college and career interviews.
BA in English, University of New Orleans
MA in English, University of New Orleans
Michael Ford, the lead Language Arts tutor at 5 Points Prep, brings his enthusiastic dedication to learning and the written word to every class he teaches. He is currently a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Georgia, where he has received awards for his teaching and scholarship.
Assistant Director of Curriculum
BS in Mathematics, University of Georgia
BA in Economics, University of Georgia
Carson Aft, with his strong mathematical background, brings a technical and quantitative perspective to tutoring, as well as to developing custom lessons. He is a recent graduate from the University of Georgia’s Honors Program.
Our experienced team of tutors is comprised of accomplished educators who have been specially trained to provide the highest quality instruction.