Cheri Frame enjoys working as an Educational Consultant, helping college-bound students and their families achieve their goals. She specializes in advising students about credit-by-exam programs and how to implement course-to-credit study options while in high school. Presenting workshops through local co-ops and conferences, she speaks on making college affordable by creating a cost-effective and time-efficient plan, earning college credits while in high school through CLEP® and DSST®, and maximizing opportunities available through Minnesota’s PSEO program. She also provides affordable one-on-one consulting services and shares a wealth of information and resources on her website www.CreditsBeforeCollege.com.
Cheri and her public-school-teacher husband Tim live in Ramsey, Minnesota. Taking it one year at a time, they homeschooled their three children from kindergarten to college. When her children were moving into the middle school years, Cheri began researching options for college that would not strain their family’s finances or put the burden of years of debt on their children. As a result, her son and daughter took advantage of what she learned and earned their college degrees early, graduating shortly after high school, for a cost well under $10,000. She firmly believes that college loans severely limit future opportunities, closing doors to options that students would otherwise explore. She remains dedicated to helping other families achieve their goal of an affordable college education.
Besides teaching her own children, Cheri has taught at local homeschool co-ops for many years and worked as a substitute teacher at a school in Indonesia while serving on a one-year mission’s trip with her family. For eight years, Cheri served as an Independent Administrator of the Peabody Academic Achievement Test, providing testing and consulting services to families. She received her degree in Psychology as well as Local and Urban Affairs from St. Cloud State University. Her goal is to help those within her circle of influence to live up to their calling and realize the dreams God gives each one of them.