Teo Salgado is an independent educational consultant based in Toronto, Ontario. He is a highly regarded higher education professional with more than 20 years of experience in international student recruitment, admissions counselling and alumni relations at the University of Toronto and Western University. In recognition of his professionalism and service orientation, he was awarded the University of Toronto’s Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidents’ Staff Award in 2013.
Teo completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree (with High Distinction) at the University of Toronto, and a Master of Arts degree at McGill University in Montreal, QC. To remain current on university admissions processes, Teo completed (with Distinction) the graduate certificate in College Admissions Counselling at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and completed the Independent Educational Consultants Association’s (IECA) Summer Institute Training program at Swarthmore College in 2015. A certified project manager, he will ensure you stay on schedule. In addition to English, Teo is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
When he’s not at the office, Teo enjoys traveling and has visited more than 65 countries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He also loves spending time in the outdoors and may occassionally be found on a hiking trail (usually deep in the northern Ontario back-country) or kayaking with his wife Masha. Teo’s commitment to education stretches beyond his professional practice. He volunteers as a director on the McGill Alumni Association (Toronto), as a University of Toronto Alumni Mentor, and advises Loran Scholarship recipients. Teo also serves on committees at the Council for Advancement and Support for Education (CASE), University of Toronto at Mississauga, and is co-chair of the 2020 Higher Education Consultants Association national conference. When you meet him, you’ll soon find out he is an avid supporter of Futból Club Barcelona, Toronto Football Club, and of his hometown Miami Dolphins.
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