Mati has over 15 years of experience in education and education counseling. She is a certified teacher, a certified school counselor, holds a Master's degree in counseling and holds doctorate in special education with a specialty in learning disabilities including dyslexia. Mati’s professional affiliations include the New Jersey School Counselor Association, the American School Counselor Association, the Passaic County School Counselor Association and Kappa Delta Pi (educational honor society).
Mati has worked as teacher, school counselor, educational workshop facilitator, anti-bullying expert and has co-authored several publications in peer reviewed journals. She has helped hundreds of students meet their goals and walk calmly through the college process and brings her expertise to College Connections with warmth and a genuine concern for the well-being of all students.