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“Margaret Rothe is a Higher Education veteran. Having graduated with a Masters degree from the NEAG school of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs from the University of Connecticut, she has earned her academic training. As well as having cultivated the experience and seasoning necessary to navigate today's higher education and the many choices facing young adults, her advice comes from a place of knowledge, experience, and compassion. This is an educator who is truly invested in each of her students.”

-SFSU Campus Awards Ceremony

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“I am a Student Advocate and Parent Ally. The ultimate goal is to develop a cohesive presentation of the student candidate to schools that match family criteria, student potential, and future opportunity.”
– Margaret MA, HESA

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Margaret Rothe, MA


CounselMore : College Counseling Software for Educational Consultants

HigherGrounding: Independent College Counseling

All College Pros: Independent College Counseling Services  9th grade through College


Independent Educational Consultants Association, Professional Member

Higher Education Consultants Association, Member & Regional representative

National Association of College Admissions Counselors

Western Association for College Admissions Counseling

American College & University Housing Officers, Leadership, 2005-11

Western Training Institute, Co-Chair, 2009-11

National Association for HE Student Affairs Administrators. NASPA 2002-11

Association for Student Conduct Administration, 2004-11

American Sociological Association, 1990-92


WACUHO, Distinguished Service Award, WTI, 2009

Contributions to Campus Affairs, University Housing, 2009

Bridge Builder Award, University Housing, 2007

Kate Humphries, Resident Director of the Year Award, 2005

Standout Award, NCAA Diversity Education Leaders, 2004

Annual Residence Life Award, Richmond College, London 1992-94


Campus Resident Leadership Faculty, SFSU 2004-2007

College First Year Experience, Co-faculty, SFSU 2004

Tri-School FIRST Robotics, Serra, Mercy, Notre Dame, 2013-2016

Everything Good About You (EGAY), SFSU 2005

Women’s Forum, SFSU 2004–2007

Peer Judicial Review Board & Community Council, Nichols College, 2004

Former member NEA, National Education Association


College Admissions Advising & Essay Courses, Berkeley Ext., 2014

Jeanne Clery, Campus Compliance, SFSU 2005

Campus Judicial Hearing Institute, Brandeis University June 2004

COMMITTEES   (abbreviated)

Chair, Western Training Institute (WTI), WACUHO-I, 2009

All-University Committee on Students, Faculty and Staff with Disabilities, Fall 2007

Living Learning Community Development & Admissions Committee, 2005-11

Sexual Assault Prevention Campus Committee, SFSU, Fall 2005-07

Student Staff Appreciation Committee, SFSU, Spring 2004-07

Program Committees; Etiquette Dinner, Honors Banquette, Lil’ Sybs, NCOW 2004-07

Coordinator & University Host, Northern Residential Activity Programming (NRAP), Fall 2004

Living Learning Community Development, Nichols College, 2001

PRESENTATIONS  (abbreviated)

College Fit, Finding what is right for me, 2018

Unlocking your inner-CEO, Independent Educational Counseling as a Business, 2018

Carlmont High School Career Day, 2018

Technology Business Tools for College Counselors, 2018

How To, as a College Counselor, HECA conference, 2017

Find Higher grounding in Higher Education; How to get to College, 2012

Find Higher grounding in Higher Education; Navigating campus services, 2012

ACUHO-I, Challenges & Strategies for Living Learning Community Development, Spring 2007

Blind to the Fact, Conversations on Diversity, San Francisco State University, Spring 2007

WACUHO, Creating Living Learning Communities, San Francisco, Spring 2006

CHOICES, “Changing minds” Campus Judicial Practice, San Francisco State University, Summer 2005

Millennials Rising, Creating New College Trends, University of Connecticut, Spring 2002

American Sociological Association, Elbow Room in New England Prisons, 1992


To reserve Margaret for speaking engagements, workshops, discussion panels, peer-to-peer collaborations, please email

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