Meet the Team Behind SchoolAdvice
Founded by Michael Hayes in 2007, SchoolAdvice is a team of Professional Educators and Digital Marketing experts. Admissions Consultants at SchoolAdvice work with domestic and international families helping them select, apply, and enroll in the “best fit” Independent Schools for their children. Additionally we provide educational support, family representation, guardianship, and custom tailored services for our family clients. 
Bringing Families and Schools Together
SchoolAdvice Digital provides services to Independent Schools that include web presence, content marketing, and digital media marketing and promotion.  Families seeking information about Independent Schools visit SchoolAdvice to learn more about schools and the programs they offer.  SchoolAdvice Administrative consulting services provides schools with human resource services, head services, as well as short and long term strategies to improve student enrollment and student retention.

Michael Hayes

CEO & Lead Education Consultant
Michael founded SchoolAdvice in 2007 and brings thirty years of classroom and administrative experience in Canadian Independent Schools to SchoolAdvice. He advises families, school administrations, and mentors young educators.

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Rick Sala

VP Business Development, Montreal
Rick Sala joined SchoolAdvice as an equity shareholder soon after it was established. He spent most of his career running an import business buying clothes all over the world. He also spent two years teaching in a secondary school in Nigeria. He brings extensive operational and business experience to School Advice

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Ryan Hayes

VP Digital Development 
Ryan manages the SchoolAdvice digital networking team. His experience in web development, design and digital marketing represents a valuable asset to SchoolAdvice and our clients. Ryan’s firm, Sparrow Digital Inc., provides digital marketing services to businesses worldwide.

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Head Office Team

Andrea Mendell

Education Consultant, Montreal
Admission Services
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Graham Hayes

Education Consultant, Montreal
International Liaison | Relocation Services
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Katie Nicol

Education Consultant
Director SchoolAdvice Academy
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Education Partners

Our Education Partners are professionals and educational institutions that enable us to provide quality services to families and students in a global setting.
Monarque Tutoring
Alejandra Rodríguez Intl

Technology Partners

Our Technology Partners are companies whose technology we find valuable, and share similar values to ours.  By leveraging their tools, our knowledge and your unique situation as a parent, student, educator, or school – we can create tailor-made solutions that best cater to your needs.

Birdseed, All-in-one website engagement.
Client Portal, Secure Client Management
Google Partner
ConvergeHub, CRM, Contact Management
Swipe Pages, AMP Landing Pages
Network Security
Sparrow Digital, Digital Services
Bannersnack, Images, banners & analytics
SendFox Email Marketing
Hopin, Live Virtual Events Platform
Web Performance & Security
Docsketch, Legally Valid Electronic Signatures
Iubenda, Compliance Solutions
LiveWebinar, secure online meetings & webinars
Divi, WordPress Infrastructure
Social Proof Widgets



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