A lifelong educator and student advocate, Lou is proud to bring StudySpot’s Academic Coaching services to the Niagara region! With many years of experience as an educational leader, principal, coach, and consultant – Lou has helped countless students overcome obstacles to their success. His extensive knowledge of student learning and coaching makes him well-positioned to provide the necessary supports for students at StudySpot Niagara.
An innate educational leader, Lou has spent his entire professional career serving others to grow, learn and succeed. Being one of the first education administrators in Canada to attain Executive Coaching status (Certified Master Executive Coach), Lou will incorporate best practices of coaching and mentoring with StudySpot Niagara, to ensure all students are supported in critical areas such as executive functioning and core skills.
With an extensive background in Special Education (Special Education Specialist) serving students with diverse needs, Lou’s drive to help students succeed is behind his motivation in providing StudySpot Educational Services to students in Niagara. Always student-centred and focused on helping students prosper, Lou determination to support student learning very much aligns with StudySpot’s ultimate goal to equip students with the academic tools they require to be effective learners, and to provide them with lasting skills that will ensure their success as they navigate their educational pathway. StudySpot Niagara welcomes the opportunity to work with students to implement the recommendations from Educational or Psychological assessments.
Lou has served students, teachers, and parents in a variety of administrative and instructional capacities at the Elementary, Secondary, College and University levels, and is fully aware of the demands placed on students to be successful at each of these levels. His various roles include Secondary School Principal (A.N. Myer, RCBHS, Westlane), Special Needs Consultant/System Resource, and Major Department Head of Special Education and Special Needs with the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN); Instructor in the Faculty of Education at Brock University; and Adjunct Professor, Canadian Program Director, and Teacher Supervisor at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.
Lou remains actively engaged in Education as Principal of the Summer Academy and Summer Programmes at Ridley College. As an Educational Coach, Trainer and Consultant since co-founding Discitus Consultants in 2010, Lou has also been providing Student Success Coaching to students of all ages, and Consulting Strategies and Solutions for education, business and community organizations.
At StudySpot Niagara, Lou will apply his insights and extensive experiences in education to ensure students receive the full and necessary support to succeed and thrive in their academic environment.
Lou Vescio, B.A.(Hons.), B.Ed, M.Ed (Education Administration/Leadership) OCT, OPC
What people are saying about us
I would like to thank our coach and your organization for giving my son a great opportunity to improve. He is much more responsible now and understands the importance of working hard as well as how to work and organize himself.
Thanks for your good work with our son – I believe we are starting to see some positive changes and improvements. He seems to have a positive attitude overall and he is getting at his work on his own initiative which is good to see.
Our daughter feels much more confident and on top of her work and comments often about how strong her marks have become. She feels that her sessions with you have been a big reason for the turn around.
Thank you very much for providing such a very helpful facility for my daughter. She has benefited so much from the program, not only for her present situation but I think for life. Your coaches were excellent and they gave her the motivation, guidance, self-confidence and self-esteem that she lacked.
Our coach works hard with our son in helping him approach his academic studies with more maturity, effectiveness and independence. Our son has responded well to his mentors coaching and guidance.
To assist in our growth into communities across Canada, StudySpot is offering motivated individuals the opportunity of licensing the StudySpot brand, coaching materials, and use of the website. StudySpot will provide the guidance and materials required for you to create, manage, and grow your own Academic Coaching service in your community.