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Marie, a master tutor, has a B.A. in elementary education and speech. She earned her M.A. in speech therapy shortly after. Marie also earned 30 credits beyond her M.A. in the field of education. She is a retired teacher with 38 years of experience teaching at Harding Elementary School in Kenilworth, NJ. Marie has taught first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grades and has tutored elementary and higher grade level students. Marie's seasoned background in phonics and speech correction increases her productivity when tutoring reading, especially with children at risk. She has extensive training in the latest techniques in teaching for comprehension. This enhances her ability to tutor math using various styles and methods. Creative writing and teaching writing skills with correct mechanics are also areas in which Marie excels. She helps students achieve proficient and advanced proficient scores on NJ state tests. Marie has had a very successful teaching career, is devoted to her profession, and enjoys working with children and young adults. Marie presently substitute teaches in Kenilworth and Livingston, New Jersey. This provides her with current incite to curriculum and state standards.... [More About Marie Forcella]
Marisa, a master tutor, currently teaches Spanish 1, 2 and 2 Honors. Spanish is her first language and grammar is her passion in any language. Marisa is also fluent in Italian and is able to teach basic levels. Marisa received her BS from Montclair State University and earned her Masters in Education from Seton Hall University. Marisa also has 32 postgraduate credits in Special Education. She loves to travel, hike, ride her mountain bike and ski. She is the advisor of the Ski Club at the high school where she teaches. She also advises the Operation Smile Club, the Peanut Butter and Jelly Club and the Russian Club.... [More About Marisa Vosa]
Matt, an expert tutor, is an educator with a background in journalism, philosophy, business, and Chinese language arts (Mandarin and Cantonese dialects). Since 2005, Matt has participated in various Vassar College academic programs, traveling to major cities in China, as well as Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, Paris and Berlin for academic research and tutoring local students in those cities. As a result, he has completed research projects focusing on cross-cultural comparisons and learning styles in different countries. He has also worked as a business news journalist and researcher. Matt has experience working with elementary, middle and high school students both in the states and abroad. He believes in using interactive technologies and real-world examples to make tutoring fun and relevant for students. His familiarity and experiences with traditional and innovative teaching methods help students of different levels and backgrounds learn at their potential.... [More About Matthew Leung]
Maureen, a master tutor, has a B.A. in economics and 17 years’ experience teaching advanced placement macroeconomics and advanced placement microeconomics. She can help students adopt the skills a student needs to confidently solve all kinds of advanced placement economics problems independently. Maureen has participated in numerous professional development opportunities in economic education and has also coached a competitive monetary policy academic high school team.... [More About Maureen Prince]
Ms. Maya has worked with children in education for many years in a variety of fields. A graduate from Rutgers University with a BA in Electronic Arts, she uses her unique background and high energy to make learning fun and exciting. In her spare time she creates costumes, writes, reads books, and spends time with her family.... [More About Maya Hanks]
Meagan, a master tutor, is a caring, compassionate, and a thorough teacher and tutor. She graduated from Montclair State University in 2010 and holds three standard teaching certifications. She is currently an 8th grade teacher and has several years of experience teaching both middle school and high school students. This includes middle school math, elementary education, and dance education. Meagan believes that working one-on-one with students' through tutoring is a great way to build confidence and work through difficulties in a safe environment. She comes up with creative ways to teach material and tries to use different approaches to make math fun and useful for the future. In her spare time, Meagan likes to go for long walks, practice yoga, and volunteer at her local animal shelter.... [More About Meagan Salma]
Meghan, an expert tutor, is a kind, patient, and thoughtful tutor with several years of experience. She is passionate about education and loves to tutor! Meghan holds a B.A. from Muhlenberg College and is currently a graduate student at Montclair State University where she is pursuing a M.A. in school counseling. Meghan has experience tutoring elementary and middle school students in math and reading/writing. Meghan uses her positivism to help students build confidence in their intelligence. Meghan believes in bringing math to life by creating real-life examples to assist those students who struggle the most with the subject.... [More About Meghan Butler]
Melissa, a master tutor, is an enthusiastic elementary school teacher. She has dual certification in early grades and special education as well as a bachelor's degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Melissa is a highly qualified special education teacher and has 2 years of experience teaching kindergarten through third grade as a learning support teacher in reading, writing, and math, for the School District of Philadelphia. Previously, Melissa taught 4th-grade learning support in Neshaminy School District. Melissa is confident in creating lessons and activities that are geared towards your child's specific needs, so they are able to reach their full potential. When Melissa has spare time she loves to spend it with friends and family. She also loves to travel.... [More About Melissa Marchand]
Melissa, an expert tutor, is an enthusiastic high school history teacher with experience working with diverse learners. A graduate of Seton Hall University, and currently employed by Newark Public Schools, she is certified to teach US History, World History, Sociology, Geography and Political Science. She has taught students at different grade levels including 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, and 12th. Melissa also has experience tutoring students for the PARCC, PSAT and SAT and her students showed a tremendous growth in test scores. Her strengths as an educator include creating hands-on interactive activities to help students understand the material, and working with low-level readers to build confidence and ability. Melissa also pulls on her 10 plus years of experience working in summer camps to infuse traditional lessons with elements of experiential learning.... [More About Melissa Silva]
Mike, a master tutor, has graduated from McNair High in Jersey City and was recruited for basketball at Centenary College in Hackettstown New Jersey. While at Centenary, he was invited to attend a M.I.P (Mathematics Is Power) program at Stevens Tech in Hoboken. He placed first on the entrance exam and first on the post test for completing Calculus II. Mike has been teaching for twelve years on the high school level. His motto is that mathematics is life, and life is logic. Students have the ability to understand mathematics at any level. math is not magic and tricks, it is just logic.... [More About Michael Jeter]
Michelle, a master tutor, earned a B.A. in English and a M.A. in poetry. She is a bilingual English teacher who specializes in writing, literature, and Spanish. She has formal qualifications in teaching English and informal qualifications in teaching Spanish. Michelle currently teaches 11th and 12th grade English and looks forward to the new school year. As a former English professor and current high school teacher, she is very familiar with writing, editing, close reading and analysis of texts, and the research process. She is able to provide informal tutoring and homework help in this area or more structured instruction, depending on the needs of the child. While her teaching expertise is in English, she is a native Spanish speaker. As with English, she can provide informal or formal instruction based on the needs of the child. She is also able to provide immersion-based language learning. For fun, Michelle enjoys reading, taking photos, and creative writing. She also likes pop culture, including memes, and brings that fun, relevance, and playfulness to her teaching.... [More About Michelle Greco]
Mike, a master tutor, knows that no one excels at everything all of the time. His goal as your child's tutor is to help her or him through the rough spots and to teach strategies to help your child gain strength, confidence, and master skills. As a New Jersey certified teacher, he is familiar with modern pedagogy and expected grade-level appropriate skill sets from writing and grammar through understanding Shakespeare and modern classics. Mike has experience teaching at the high school level. He has worked with students in basic skills programs and those in honors courses. Mike is passionate about literature and composition and has a talent for making written words come to life. Mike has a very passionate and energetic approach to teaching and enjoys when students become enthusiastic about their writing. He looks forward to the opportunity to help students see their potential and achieve beyond their goals.... [More About Mike Skara]
Myriam, a master tutor, earned her M.A. in urban education with a specialization in ESL has allowed her to better assist students in many areas of literacy. She has been an educator for over a decade, and has experience mentoring students with study techniques, reviewing college and high school research papers using MLA or APA format, implementing writing strategies for essays, and improving vocabulary during reading comprehension. In addition, Myriam's instructional experience as a social studies teacher combined with her dual majors (undergraduate degree) in history and political science have enabled her to provide and examine different aspects of history for historical context. If a student struggles with memorizing timelines, analyzing political cartoons, or understanding primary and secondary resources, Myriam has creative strategies to help said student. As an educator, she provides pupils with the necessary tools to succeed in both academia and in life. In her spare time, Myriam enjoys painting and playing tennis.... [More About Myriam Saint-Jean]
Natalie, a master tutor, obtained her B.A. from Saint Peters University and her dual M.A. at Pace University. She holds a standard certificate in English in addition to Students with Disabilities on the secondary level. She is an educator with 5 plus years of experience working with students of all ages. She currently teaches 9th grade for Jersey City Public Schools. She is very good at building a positive relationship with students and understanding what the student is struggling with and providing strategies and ways for the student to master material. Natalie is passionate about her work and loves educating students. Natalie strives to instill a passion for knowledge and learning in her students. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, book discussions, cooking, gardening and traveling the world.... [More About Natalie Parkerson]
Natasha, a master tutor, holds a B.A. in cinema studies and elementary education from the University of Pennsylvania. She is certified to teach in NJ and also has her Wilson Reading Certification. This is Natasha’s fifth year teaching 3rd grade at a charter school in Newark, and she thoroughly enjoys every minute of it. Natasha has a huge love for children and believes that an education is one of the most important things a child can obtain. “Intelligence plus character- that is the goal of a true education” (Martin Luther King, Jr.). She has taught kindergarten and first grade, as well as tutored students ranging from k-7th grade. During the summer, she is a camp counselor at Orange Lawn Tennis Club. In her free time, she enjoys taking dance classes, partaking in outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, rafting, and rock climbing, and spending time with family and friends.... [More About Natasha Tyjer]
Neil, a master tutor, has an M.Ed. from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Neil is a certified teacher with specializations in Spanish and Italian. He is an educator with almost 31 years of experience tutoring middle and high school students. Neil currently teaches 7th grade Italian at the middle school as well as Italian I and II in high school. Neil tailors his tutoring sessions based on student needs and learning styles. Neil establishes a rapport with his students in order that they feel at ease, and thus, learn accordingly. He builds confidence in his students' abilities by supporting and encouraging them. During his tutoring sessions, Neil injects fun activities which stimulate further learning. Neil enjoys reading, exercising, and listening to music.... [More About Neil Carrozza]
Nickie, a master tutor, received his M.A. in elementary education from Howard University and his B.S. from Mississippi State University. While obtaining his M.A., Nickie served Fairfax County public schools as an instructional aide and student teacher; while also completing his research on traditional style teaching versus teaching with manipulates in the elementary classroom and its benefits. Nickie is currently working with the Bright Kids Agency in NYC as a part time Teacher and a Contract Tutor. Nickie's passion is to have students reach success in the classroom by their own personal way of learning which has inspired his love of tutoring.... [More About Nickie Floyd]
Nicole, a master tutor, graduated from Caldwell University (formerly Caldwell College) in May 2011 with a B.A. in Elementary Education and English. Currently, she has her teacher of English certification, teacher of students with disabilities certification, and earned her M.A. in special education from Caldwell University in May 2015. Previously, Nicole has taught fifth and sixth grade language arts and reading. She currently teaches a self contained third grade class and a fifth grade reading class. Nicole is also the assistant technology integration specialist at her school in which she aids in keeping up with the latest educational technology. She utilizes small group instruction, uses technology as much as possible, and supports and monitors her students' progress. Nicole was also the Graduate Research Assistant at Caldwell University from 2012 to 2014. As a part of her assistant-ship, she tutored in the Caldwell University literacy center. Nicole's teaching experience is not only limited to the classroom, she has been working in the children's section of her local library for the past seven years. She has planned and organized weekly and monthly story time activities for children from ages one to six years old. Through all of her experiences, she knows that teaching children is her passion in life.... [More About Nicole Lazzaro]
Nicole, a master tutor, graduated from New York University with a bachelor's degree in Childhood Education, Special Education, and Psychology. She has worked as a teacher in the New York City public schools for the past 7 years for students in grades K, 1, 2, 3, and 5. Over the past 7 years, Nicole has learned many strategies and interventions to help students overcome any academic challenges that they may be facing. As both a general education teacher and a special education teacher, Nicole has worked with many students who have learning disabilities and IEPs. Nicole utilizes her many years of experience to create customized lessons and activities for the students she is tutoring.... [More About Nicole Cianciotta]
Nina, a master tutor, graduated from William Paterson University with a BA (majoring in English and minoring in Secondary Education). She got her MA in Special Education at NJCU. Nina taught at Passaic High School for 17 years and Lincoln Middle School for five, before retiring. In order to keep her passion for education alive, Nina continues tutoring. She is a highly-skilled English, reading, and test prep tutor. She is an expert in strategic planning, adept in communicating and engaging students; offer focused, personalized instruction, and differentiated for varying levels of student need. Nina is energetic and flexible at working with diverse individuals to raise scores/grades and measure improvements. She has experienced proven success in: SAT English (Evidence-based Reading and Writing and Language); ACT English (production of writing, knowledge of language, and conventions of standard English) and Reading, as well as essays, writing, (revising, editing, proofreading), critical reading, vocabulary, and grammar. Additionally, Nina can assist with Study and Organization skills; homework help, College application, Accuplacer, and/or Personal Statement/essay. In her spare time, Nina enjoys working out, going to plays in NYC, movies, and travel.... [More About Nina Jacobs]
Ofelia, a master tutor, graduated Kean University, earning a Spanish teacher certification. She has been working as an instructional assistant in the world languages department specializing in Spanish, as well as the special education department at West Orange High School in West Orange, NJ.
She is a certified Spanish teacher with 8 years of experience as an instructional assistant at the high school level. Ofelia is a compassionate and enthusiastic tutor who possesses a unique mixture of experience and skills. Her teaching philosophy is based on integrity, a positive attitude, as well as the ability to adapt quickly to new ideas and situations. In a class setting, she will enhance development and encourage ongoing achievement.
In her spare time she loves to read, dance zumba and listen to Latin music.
Patricia, a master tutor, graduated from Caldwell College with a B.A. in social studies and certificate in elementary education K-5. She is a passionate and enthusiastic third grade, general education teacher. She is currently a fifth year teacher at Haledon Public School. Previously, Patricia has taught second and third grade special education and basic skills instruction in an inclusive classroom. She also has extensive experience working with students with various learning disabilities and behavioral disorders, as well as gifted and talented students. She has been tutoring students in various subject areas, such as reading, writing, grammar, phonics/spelling, math, science, and social studies for the past four years. Patricia is extremely familiar with elementary level PARCC Testing, as well as the elementary level Common Core standards. Patricia has numerous hours of professional development. Some of these professional development hours include Orton-Gillingham (multi-sensory phonics program for struggling readers), dyslexia, Journey’s Reading Program and Curriculum, third grade Common Core math, and reader’s and writer’s workshops. She believes that engaging students in interactive and multi-sensory lessons are the most effective ways to teach in order to ensure students' complete understanding and mastery. Patricia also loves to spend time with her family, friends, and dog, Lucy. She also enjoys going on vacation to the beach, Disney World, and on cruises.... [More About Patricia Tarabocchia]
Rebekah, a master tutor, has been teaching kindergarten for nine years and loves every minute of it. She graduated in 2006 with a dual certification in early childhood and elementary education from Kean University. In addition to her dual certification, she recently received her M.A. in educational leadership from Seton Hall. She loves motivating children and watching them succeed! When she is not working with children, she can be found running, hiking and exploring the outdoors!... [More About Rebekah Catalano]
Reginald attended Montclair State University, where he earned his Bachelors degree in Mathematics and is currently earning his Masters in Education. His experience in tutoring ranges from primary school (K-5) all the way to high school. He has coached students in mathematics and the sciences such as physics and chemistry at Montclair Kimberley Academy for 5 years! He makes learning math fun and easy. In his free time, Reginald enjoys watching football. He favorite team is the Philadelphia Eagles! He is looking forward to helping you pass your next class.... [More About Reginald Miles]
Richard, an expert tutor, earned his M.A.F. and is a literature lover with a M.A. and a film buff with an B.A. in film theory and production. Richard is an adjunct professor of writing at Kean University and Union County College. Richard is a very unique tutor with vast abilities. He is an experienced middle school, high school, and college level tutor. In addition to being a certified secondary school teacher, he is a fiction writer. Richard believes that writing can and should be inspiring, even fun. He does his best to transform the process into one of discovery and excitement. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, reading, and spending time with his family.... [More About Richard Squires]
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