Frank Burtnett

Frank Burtnett (no photo)

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Counseling


Dr. Frank Burtnett is a counselor, educator, consultant, and author whose career has been dedicated to educational and career development issues, as well as service to the profession through management roles in professional counseling organizations. 

He served as the Executive Director of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC),  Associate Executive Director and other professional roles with the American Counseling Association (ACA), and as President and Principal Investigator at Education Now, an independent consulting firm specializing in human resource, career, and educational development matters.  Early in his career, he was a teacher, counselor, and student services administrator with the Fairfax County, Virginia Schools and consultant with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. He has served as an adjunct professor in counselor education at Marymount University since 2006.

His most recent publication include Career Errors: Straight Talk about the Steps and Missteps of Career Development, Bound for Career Guidebook, and Bound for College Guidebook, each published by Rowman & Littlefield. Frank earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Education at Shippensburg University and the Master of Arts and Doctor of Education degrees in Counseling at George Washington University.