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Gretchen Averette
Educational Consultant
Academic Specialist

Gretchen Averette has 25 years of investing in the growth, development, and education of children of all ages. Her broad experiences within public and private classrooms, homeschool, curriculum writing and development, and advising parents have given her a unique perspective of educational options.


Gretchen’s warm and compassionate demeanor coupled with her genuine love for kids enable her to connect and build trust with parents and children alike. She is passionate about making learning fun, overcoming obstacles, and helping students find the right tools to give them ownership in their educational success. Gretchen helps families shift the home from educational battleground to a soft place to land. Her personal experiences in the classroom and homeschool ignited a life long love for meaningful education that highlights students’ strengths and interests.


Gretchen grew up in the Raleigh area and graduated from Meredith College with a BS in Child Development with a focus on elementary education. She is happily married to her college sweetheart and loves doing life with their three mostly grown kids.