Deborah M. Kaye, a native of Philadelphia, moved to Jacksonville, Florida after graduating from Temple University. With twenty nine years of experience in higher education administration and counseling, she served for 13 years as Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services at the University of North Florida, where she received her Master of Education degree.
During her tenure in higher education, Deborah provided leadership for admissions, records and registration, academic advising, financial aid and scholarship programs, one stop student services center, and veterans' affairs. She also provided oversight for the College of Education's academic advising and internship programs and, as a result, had an opportunity to establish close relationships with public school leaders in the northeast Florida region.
While in the College of Education, Deborah served on the board of directors of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). She is currently a member of a variety of national professional organizations including AACRAO, NACAC and NASFAA as well as several regional and state professional organizations.
Locally, Deborah is an active volunteer with Leadership Jacksonville, and serves as a board member of River Garden Senior Services and on the education cabinet of a local private elementary/middle school.
Since 2004, Deborah has developed an active consulting business helping families navigate the college admission process. Utilizing her broad educational knowledge base and background, she helps students maximize their high school experience, apply to schools that fit them as individuals, and transition successfully to college.