VICE PRESIDENT OF COLLEGE ADMISSIONS AND K-12 PROGRAMS
Expert on: The changing landscape of K-12 education; Common Core Standards; the role of the SAT and ACT in the college admissions process; how social media is changing how students apply to college
Giuseppe (Seppy) Basili is the vice president of college admissions and K-12 programs, for Kaplan Test Prep. Seppy is a 16-year veteran of Kaplan, with a wealth of relevant knowledge of the education industry. During his tenure with the company, he served Senior Vice President of Learning and Assessment, where he oversaw all product creation and implementation of the K12 custom curriculum business. He developed key partnerships with hundreds of school districts nationwide, including Chicago Public Schools and the Los Angeles Unified School District. He also served as Executive Director of Pre-College Programs, overseeing Kaplan’s test preparation programs and publications for the SAT, ACT and PSAT exams as well as college admissions services. In addition, Seppy has written and edited numerous Kaplan publications on test preparation and college admissions.
As Director of Research for the Institute at Renaissance Learning from 1998 to 2000, Seppy spearheaded a range of research studies involving the Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math software programs.
Seppy received a BA from Kenyon College, an MA in Education from University of California at Berkeley and a JD from Emory University.