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Adam, a master tutor, graduated from Montclair State University and has been a passionate educator for ten years. He loves working with students and encouraging the best work they can possibly offer! As a language arts teacher in West Orange and Livingston, Adam has been able to reach a myriad of ages within a diverse socio-economic group of students. On a daily basis, he's given the opportunity to learn the best strategies and implement them in his classroom (such as PARCC practice, readers/writers workshop, creative writing, persuasive and explanatory essay writing, and reading comprehension/analysis /evaluation.) This makes students able to achieve their greatest in class, on the PARCC test, and in life. Professionally, Adam has written curriculum for middle school English (readers/writers workshop model) as well as held a leadership position amongst his peers. He has kept himself to a high standard as an educator and has and always will expect the same from his students!... [More About Adam Wasko]
Albert, a master tutor, was awarded a M.Ed. from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is currently working on his Ed.D. at Seton Hall University. In addition to pursuing his Doctorate, Al currently works as a Mathematics/ELA and Leadership Coach in several school districts. He has been an educator and senior educational administrator in New Jersey for more than 18 years. He has worked as a teacher, a central office administrator, an assistant principal, and a high school principal. Al gained valuable experience working in various counties across the state of New Jersey. He has a keen understanding of the needs, inadequacies and challenges of providing special services to students with special needs.... [More About Albert Gilson]
Alex, a master tutor, graduated from Montclair State University in 2011 and specialized in family and child studies. She has worked with children her entire life, from babysitting to daycare to tutoring to teaching. She has tutored a range of students from the elementary level to the high school level. She has experience teaching grades 3-6. She is currently an ENCORE teacher in the West Milford district, helping students in these grades with both ELA and math. Alex has a specialization in middle school math, where she taught 6th grade math for 3 years. Math has always been her strength and she enjoys watching students understand the concepts from her examples and connections. Her bubbly personality and her quick/comfortable rapport with her students allows them to feel comfortable to ask for help and understand the content. Alex has always loved working with children and looks forward to all of their 'Aha!' moments. Tutoring is something she would like to continue to do outside of her regular teaching position.... [More About Alexandra Stewart]
Alexis, a master tutor, holds a B.A. in English from Rutgers University and a M.Ed. from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She graduated Cum Laude from Rutgers and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honors society. She has a standard certificate from the New Jersey Department of Education, which licenses her to teach English k-12. Alexis currently teaches English/language arts to 10th graders and lives in Morristown with her three pets. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, watching old movies, and baking. Additionally, she is a published poet and has experience as a theater writer/director.... [More About Alexis Mojka]
Amanda, a master tutor, has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University with a minor in anthropology and math. Amanda is currently pursuing a graduate degree from Montclair State in the field of special education. She has been an educator with over 8 years of experience tutoring middle and elementary school students. For the past two years, she worked as an assistant literacy coach and Interventionist for grades 5-6. Currently, she works as an Elementary School Coordinator and 4th grade language arts teacher. Previously, she worked as a 2nd and 3rd grade teacher for 2 years. Amanda is a certified teacher in grades K-6. She worked for a non-profit tutoring organization for 3 years and provided independent tutoring to students in grades 2-8. Amanda tailors her tutoring sessions based on individual student needs and learning styles. Amanda works to challenge students when needed by increasing the rigor, while providing individualized differentiated instruction for lessons that are challenging to the student. She creates a rapport with students which allows them to feel at ease and build confidence in their own abilities through positive reinforcement. All this, while making learning fun, which Amanda believes to be an important part in helping students to develop an ongoing passion for learning. While working at Teacher Tutors, Amanda has also provided support with COOP Testing and other high school entrance exams. She also specializes in online and hybrid tutoring.... [More About Amanda Dudas]
Amanda, an expert tutor, is an enthusiastic New Jersey certified K-6 teacher. She graduated from Montclair State University with a B.A. in family and child studies with a concentration in families, children, and school settings. Amanda is currently in graduate school working to achieve her Masters in Inclusive Education with a concentration in students with disabilities. Amanda is a highly qualified elementary school teacher who previously taught kindergarten in Passaic county for two years and is now currently teaching 1st grade in Perth Amboy. Amanda is confident in creating differentiated lessons that follow the Common Core state standards in all four content areas, including Reader’s Workshop and Writer’s Workshop. She has the skills and knowledge to create a positive, student driven learning experience and to provide students with limitless opportunities to grow academically. When Amanda has spare time she loves to spend time with her family and friends.... [More About Amanda Tanti]
Nelly, an expert tutor, is a licensed, practicing attorney with a B.S. Her science background allowed her to hone her knowledge of mathematics, and her expertise in English and writing is part of her daily professional life. She is eager to work with students of various ages and pass onto them the knowledge and skills that she has acquired. She has tutored her peers in mathematics throughout high school and at the beginning of college. Additionally, she has trained and supervised high school and college students during her judicial clerkship. Her responsibilities in that capacity included teaching high school and college interns the techniques and strategies to comprehend complex materials. She also provided instruction on drafting and revising memorandum and legal documents. The ultimate goal was to enhance their understanding of the legal system as well as developing exceptionally strong writing skills.
Furthermore, Nelly advises clients daily as part of her legal career, and she has worked with clients and witnesses of all ages, including children. Providing guidance to clients contains a teaching component. She can convey information patiently and effectively to anyone, regardless of his or her age or ability. Nelly is enthusiastic about tutoring and is looking forward to providing support, encouragement, and instilling confidence in the students she works with.
In her free time, Nelly enjoys reading, cooking, and hiking. She also takes care of her hamster named Claire Underwood. Nelly is of an Eastern European descent and speaks Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish.
Annamarie, a master tutor, has been an accomplished middle school science teacher for 9 years. Having taught sixth, seventh, and eighth grade science, she is able to effectively interact with a diverse population of students at a variety of academic levels, by making use of her own fun and unique style of teaching. From an early age, Annamarie has always loved to teach and started out as a dancing instructor. In addition, she also has a passion for science and received both her B.S. and M.S. in science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She initially worked in a hospital lab, where she taught medical microbiology. She then decided to attend teaching classes at New Jersey City State College so that she could assist younger learners. In 2010, Annamarie became a fully certified NJ state K-8 teacher with a specialization in science for grades 5 through 8. She has spent many years tutoring students both after school as well as well as privately especially for grades 6 through 8. Annamarie also has experience working with general education and special education in both formal and informal settings. She currently teaches eighth grade science at a public school in Bergen County where she continues to prepare students to be successful by understanding their individual learning styles.... [More About Annamarie Whittaker]
Anne, an expert tutor, has a bachelor's in elementary education and STEM with a biology specialization. She is a 7th and 8th grade STEM teacher and an expert on technology content.
She is very enthusiastic about science and language arts and has 4 semesters of experience teaching elementary school students as well as tutoring middle school students.
As a STEM middle school teacher, she emphasizes and hones in on major concepts such as scientific principles, design, measurement, engineering, and technology hands-on projects among her students. She also has work experiences from summers teaching abroad, Math League tournaments, and camps. She is a prolific reader who has read over 700 books in her lifetime!
Annemarie, a master tutor, has been working with children ages pre-school through grade 12 for the past 10 years. She received both her B.A. in early childhood education and a M.A. in reading from Montclair State University. She is a fully NJ state certified early childhood and elementary school teacher as well as a reading specialist. Along with her professional background as an elementary and preschool teacher, she has spent many years working in less formal settings such as after-school/weekend programs and tutoring for children in grades pre-school through 5th grade. She has experience working with both regular education and special education both in formal and informal settings. Annemarie is currently enrolled at Montclair State University's graduate certification program for infant and early childhood mental health. She presently teaches child development to 9th and 10th graders at Passaic county technical institution in Wayne, NJ.... [More About Annemarie Esteves]
Antonia, a master tutor, graduated from Seton Hall with an Ed.S and is a highly experienced tutor (15+ years) specializing in SAT critical reading and writing preparation, English, writing, and Latin. She has taught at Millburn High School for the last 7 years. Students under her tutelage have met with extraordinary success in the SAT, AP Latin, AP English, and other assessments. Her students learn how to analyze texts for tone, style, and content by learning to recognize context clues. They practice the steps necessary for clear and persuasive writing (and speaking) by composing arguments and critically analyzing the work of other authors. Additionally, Antonia teaches her students many Greek and Latin roots/stems of English words so that they can "decode" and understand words that are not familiar to them. Antonia's training as a Latin and Greek teacher gives her students a distinct advantage in acquiring a sophisticated and broad vocabulary.... [More About Antonia de Vegh]
Arielle, a master tutor, is an elementary school teacher who loves to help students reach their potential. Arielle teaches reading to students in grades 2-6. Previously, she taught Kindergarten. Arielle has experience in tutoring students in grades K-6. Arielle has a B.A. in English and a MAT in Elementary Education from Sacred Heart University. She is currently completing coursework towards her Special Education certification. In her spare time, Arielle enjoys going to the beach, baking, and reading mystery novels.... [More About Arielle Mangiaracina]
Ashley-Lynn, an expert tutor, is currently an environmental consultant with a private firm. She graduated with her B.S. of Sustainability Sciences in 2016 and her M.S. of Sustainability Sciences in 2017, with the high honors of summa cum laude. During her time in University, she was a teaching assistant for the Human Environment course at Montclair State University. Her tutoring experience has been varied over the past 8 years, with a background in Science, Math, US History and English. Her organizational skills and academic background also allow her to teach students the study skills, time management, and test taking techniques to be successful.
Ashley-Lynn is an outgoing individual with a creative tutoring style that stresses the fun of learning through interactive games and lessons for younger children or relevant content for older students. Ashley-Lynn is also fluent in Spanish, enjoys outdoor activities, and loves to sing. Her favorite Broadway show is "Hamilton: An American Musical" because it brings the vibrancy of music and theatre to the American revolution. She loves the unique way that history is taught and aims to do the same in her teaching. Ashley-Lynn looks forward to working with students of all ages as they dive headfirst into the exciting world of learning.
Barry, a master tutor, has a B.A. from Muhlenberg College and an M.A. from Seton Hall University. He is currently a teacher working in a self-contained classroom at a small school in Bergen Country. He has also worked many years as an in-class support teacher in a middle school. Barry's style is hands on, as he goes through the day with his students he modifies the curriculum, differentiating instruction to accommodate their needs and giving them as much time before and after school to help them feel successful. Barry also specializes in study skills and working with students with academic support. In the past, Barry has taught in a Resource Room teaching Math, Science, Social Studies, Science and Reading working with middle school classified students. He was able to get to know each student, find out what their interests were and incorporate that into his teaching plan. Barry made learning fun using videos, Microsoft Powerpoint presentations and various internet sites to enhance his instruction. Barry treats each student as an individual, encouraging them to work on their weaknesses, but use the strengths to their advantage. Additionally, Barry also has experience working with high school students in an alternative school setting teaching English and he has worked in a school with self-contained elementary students teaching all of the basic classes. Barry’s approach to tutoring is to find out where the difficulties are to learning the subject and use not only the curriculum that is given by the school, but also teacher made materials and various resources that he has used over the years in the classroom for instruction.... [More About Barry Schwartz]
Bianca, an expert tutor, graduated from Jersey City University with a B.A. in Social Studies. She has been working with students and molding young minds since 2008. She graduated from New Jersey City University and is a certified K-12 social studies teacher. Professionally, Bianca is currently teaching high school US I Honors, and AP Psychology at Don Bosco Prep; she has also taught US II and Economics at West Orange High School in addition to eighth grade American History in Kearny, NJ. Bianca strives to work with students to find out how they learn best, and implement the best strategies possible along with innovative activities that address and enrich the many diverse interests and needs of students. She is an enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student centered development and the learning experience. She keeps high standards for herself and the students she works with and emphasizes relevance of class material to the world beyond the classroom.... [More About Bianca Bravo-Mulligan]
Brandon, a master tutor, is a very talented tutor who has helped students excel in mathematics and science. He is skilled at making complicated subjects appear seamless. Brandon tutors elementary math, middle school math, algebra I/II, geometry, trig, pre-calc and calculus as well as statistics. In addition, Brandon is well versed in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Brandon received a perfect score on the math portion of the SAT. He is a talented test prep tutor, chess and math and science tutor. He enjoys helping students to develop skills and confidence. In his spare time, Brandon likes to play and watch basketball.... [More About Brandon Sung]
Brian, a master tutor, received his BA from Montclair State University and an MA in teaching from Monmouth University. He is certified to teach grades k-5 with an additional certification in middle school math. Brian is currently teaching 7th-grade math in Dover, after teaching 8th-grade math for 7 years. In addition to teaching, Brian coaches girls volleyball and spring track, and also runs the builders club, a community service organization. In his free time, Brian spends time with his wife and dog and plays kickball in a co-ed adult kickball league.... [More About Brian Burguillos]
Brian, an expert tutor, is a highly experienced math tutor. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with a B.A. in mathematics. In 2009, he also earned an M.B.A. from The Wharton School. His experience with tutoring began as an undergraduate, where he was a top tutor his university's peer tutoring department. Since then, he has worked closely with students across a wide range of ages, from elementary school through the college level. Brian is passionate about teaching math and is especially good at breaking down difficult concepts in ways that are easy to understand. He believes that tutoring sessions should be a safe space for students to try new approaches to their work. Sessions should also be a time when students feel comfortable making mistakes, as mistakes can often lead to the best learning experiences.... [More About Brian Hong]
Cheryl, a master tutor, graduated from New Jersey City University with a B.A. in history. She is a middle school math teacher and has been for 15 years. She is certified for 5th through 8th grade math, Common Core understanding of subject matter including algebra and geometry, k-5 elementary education Common Core understanding of language arts - writing as well as grammar, and social studies 5-12 understanding that not every child appreciates the early rise of the Americas. She enjoys teaching and has worked with a variety of learners. She plays tennis as well as swims. She enjoys reading and crocheting in her spare time.... [More About Cheryl Lewandoski]
Chesley, an expert tutor, graduated Montclair State University with a B.A. in English. She is a certified teacher of English and a professional tutor with experience in facilitating all of the vital reading comprehension and writing skills necessary to succeed at middle/high school, on standardized tests and beyond. She has worked at top rated learning centers as well as in student homes helping to build crucial verbal skills. She offers help with the verbal portions of entrance exams such as SSAT/ISEE, SAT, and ACT. Lessons include vocabulary building, exam strategies, timed practice, and homework. Chesley's services as an English tutor also include (but are not limited to) college application essay help, homework help, language arts enrichment, reading comprehension, proofreading, and grammar. Chesley has also worked as a freelance writer and enjoys singing and spending time with her daughter.... [More About Chesley Maldonado]
Chris, a master tutor, graduated from Florida Tech with a B.S. in Technical Communications and then went on to receive his M.S.Ed from The City College of New York. Chris is a recently retired school teacher and has extensive experience teaching all subjects on the elementary grade level. He has a combined 20 years experience as a classroom teacher assigned to grades 1, 2, 5 & 6. He has an additional 5 years experience as his school's English Language Arts Academic Intervention Services Instructor along with 6 years experience as his school's Science teacher for grades K thru 5.
He has several years experience as a private one-on-one tutor and as an after school/ English Language Arts and math test prep instructor.
Chris has helped prepare 3rd, 4th and 5th graders for state mandated English Language Arts and Math exams. He's also prepared his school's students for the 4th grade state science test.
Chris has excellent rapport with elementary grade level students along with a mastery of different curricula. During his tenure as an Academic Intervention Services instructor he helped strengthen students' emergent and early reading skills in both small group and one-on-one settings.
His private tutoring experience includes sessions with elementary grade level students focusing on Reading and Math skills.
Chris' approach to tutoring includes his getting to know each student's strengths, needs, personality and learning style. He also takes into account parental concerns and expectations. He uses this knowledge as a 'heads-up' to attain resources and formulate strategies that best address a particular student's needs.
Christina, an expert tutor, has a B.A. in history and two NJ teaching certifications in Elementary K-5 and Social Studies. She has worked as a substitute teacher in the Passaic School District and has also worked as a tutor for a number of year. Christina has experience working at a Middle School in a 7th grade classroom as well. Christina is currently working as a teacher in a special education school in Belleville, NJ. She teaches US history and world history at the high school level. Christina loves to write and has creative strategies that she implements when assisting struggling writers.... [More About Christina Salerno]
Claudia, a master tutor, is currently a graduate student at Montclair State University studying bilingual education. She has been a teacher for 10 years. Teaching in Bergen, Passaic and Essex counties. Claudia has been teaching in Newark Public Schools for the past 5 years. She has worked with students within different capacities, as a resource teacher working with students with specific learning disabilities, behavioral and multiple disabilities, grades pre-k through 5th grade. She has also taught dual language in English and Spanish. In addition, she has tutored elementary age children focusing on language arts, math, and ESL. Claudia believes that every child has the potential to overcome challenges and provides strategies to help students while making learning fun. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, doing community service, attending church, reading a good book, watching a play/ movie, traveling, eating different foods and being of service to others.... [More About Claudia Cano]
Cleo, a master tutor, graduated from Monroe College and has a B.A. in Business Management and a minor in Marketing. Cleo is passionate when it comes to educating students. She has experience working with Elementary level students up through High School and College level students. Cleo worked in admissions, career services and the financial aid office. She lead dual enrollment programs which allowed high school students access to college level courses. Cleo is an energetic tutor who enjoys developing effective strategies to help students reach her goals. In her spare time, she likes to hike and travel.... [More About Cleo Stewart]
Coi, a master tutor, graduated from UWI in Jamaica with a B.Sc. in chemistry and is an experienced science tutor who has a passion for training young minds. He has enjoyed guiding students to academic success for the past fifteen (15) years. Coi has tutored elementary level students in reading, middle school students in mathematics and high school students in chemistry, physics and biology.... [More About Coi Morrison]
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