MFA University of Oregon
BA Vassar College
Lillias, a professional writer and published poet, has worked with ATAC in many capacities: as a tutor, intake specialist, editor, and as a consultant for families. She provides experienced and enthusiastic writing support for both mainstream and gifted students, and her ability is appreciated by all who have the opportunity to work with her. Lillias easily engages her students with her cheerful approach, clever use of language and her great enthusiasm for her discipline. Her students develop strong writing skills, from both a grammatical and creative standpoint. Lillias has won numerous grants and awards for her writing and has conducted a variety of poetry workshops and readings in the PNW. Lillias is an Educational Consultant at ATAC, and is also our cutting edge college application and admissions essay specialist, pursuing her certificate from UCLA's college counseling program.