Anita Shenkman

Anita Shenkman is a professional Learning Specialist who has been an educator, tutor, coach, trainer, consultant and advocate for over 30 years. She works with adults and students of all ages. She helps people learn how to maximize their strengths and understand their weaknesses, so they can reach their highest potential. Support and communication are an integral part of her service. Anita supports her clients as they strive to achieve efficiency, self-sufficiency and independence. She has extensive experience in the areas dealing with organizational skills, multi-sensory methods, Multiple Intelligences, Learning/Life Styles, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Gifted and Talented, Gifted with an Exceptionality (2e), Sensory Processing, Autism Spectrum, Family Systems, emotional and psychological trauma, and current brain research and its applications. She has worked in various private settings in the Philadelphia area, and here in the Albuquerque Public Schools as well as taught Reading and Study Skills for College at Dona Anna Community College in Las Cruces. She has had a private practice working with individuals of all ages, families, and professionals around a variety of issues and goals throughout her entire career.


Anita has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Temple University and holds two Masters Level Degrees: one in Special Education from Pennsylvania State University and one in Counseling and Human Relations from Villanova University. She has broadened her professional knowledge and expertise with ongoing training, both formal and informal, which she in turn shares with her clients.


Anita also offers workshops. One of the workshops she presents is "Reaching Your Highest Potential."


Study/Life Skills: Reaching Your Highest Potential will provide a presentation of information about how people learn, live and organize themselves to succeed in life. Group participation in the form of questions and discussion will help you understand this information in general and perhaps, how it might apply individually. Anita’s goal is to help you understand how, regardless of the obstacles one has to overcome, anyone can reach their highest potential.