Sam Rosensohn is the founder of College Planning Partnerships, a college prep company that is known for its extraordinary results and the care and attention it gives to each and every student.
Sam is a nationally recognized public school teacher. The U.S. Congress, the Connecticut State Legislature, and statewide teacher organizations have recognized Sam for excellence in the field of education.
Harvard University asked Sam to participate in a research project entitled, The College Access Collaborative. After completing a nationwide search, Yale University’s School of Management chose College Planning Partnerships as a company for its graduate students to partner with.
Sam wrote a widely-read newspaper column that is entitled, College 101. The veteran public schoolteacher is a recipient of the James Madison Fellowship, issued by the U.S. Congress to one teacher annually in the state of Connecticut. The Connecticut State Dept. of Education asked Sam to help establish the standards for the statewide interdisciplinary CAPT test issued to tenth graders.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History chose Sam to participate in their Summer Seminar at Brown University. He was selected as a fellow for the Amistad American Fellowship, done in conjunction with Yale University.
He is a recipient of the Connecticut Education Association’s Presidential Award for Human and Civil Rights for directing a student effort that freed over 25 slaves in the Sudan. Governor Rowland and the Connecticut Senate recognized Sam for organizing a student movement that led to the creation of 16 bills to stem student violence.
President Bill Clinton and U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd recognized Sam and his students for influencing the Connecticut State Legislature on the Sheff vs. O’Neill case. He is a recipient of the Connecticut Celebration of Excellence Award.
Sam has written educational material for the New York Times Learning Network, Prentice Hall, Peregrine Publishers, and the Hartford Courant. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Boston University. He was a newspaper reporter for The New York Post for 10 years, taught for five years at John Winthrop Jr. High in Deep River, served as the executive editor for five Shoreline Newspapers, and was the academic director for an educational program started by Paul Newman.
When not tutoring or working on the next innovation to help students improve their SAT or ACT scores, Sam is often on his road bike or by the water with his wife, Ann Louise Rosensohn.