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Marc, an expert tutor, holds a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in biotechnology. He worked as a research scientist for Merck for 20 years. There, he performed various molecular work from cloning and fermentation scale-up, to DNA sequencing, mutation analysis, and human gene expression analysis. He is a co-author on a U.S. patent #20110158944, which describes a novel correlation between a mutation specific to the BRAF gene, and the sensitivity of specific cancer cells with the said mutation to an ERK1 or ERK2 or MEK inhibitor. He also has 10 scientific publications. Currently Marc teaches biology at a high school and college level at Bard High School Early College. Marc is the father of two children: a 12-year old daughter, and an 8-year old son. He enjoys reading, pitching baseballs, and playing his drums in his spare time.... [More About Marc DeLorenzo]
Josh, a master tutor, received his B.A. from the University of Maryland and a M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He then began teaching middle school math in NYC. After seven years in an urban setting, he began teaching at a suburban private school in 2012. He loves to present math topics in different ways to meet different students' needs; nothing pleases him more than after several attempts, a new approach is met with, "Oh! Why didn't you teach it like that in the first place?"
When not teaching, Josh can be found reading, cheering on his Baltimore sports teams, engrossed in trivia, or more likely, playing with his two-year-old daughter.
Sarin, an expert tutor, is a undergraduate at Rutgers Honors and Aureus Medical School. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University in 2009. He then proceeded to graduate medical school within the top 15% of his medical college graduating class in 2013. Sarin is passionate about teaching and would like to inspire, motivate, and teach students to become successful in their academic careers. Sarin tutors various subjects including advanced placement Biology, advanced placement chemistry, advanced placement physics, pre-algebra, algebra I/II, geometry, pre-calculus, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, SAT math (Scored 800), ACT, GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL. He possesses the integrity and sincerity in serving his community and he affirms that given this opportunity he will fulfill this objective by practicing medicine and giving back to the community by teaching.... [More About Sarin K]
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]
Mark, a master tutor, is an educator with over 25 years of experience teaching college English and writing. He has a B.A. from Wesleyan University, a M.A. from Georgetown, and a Ph.D ABD from Temple University in English and American literature. Mark also has experience teaching the SAT verbal section. Currently he teaches English and writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, County College of Morris, and Raritan Valley Community College. His teaching philosophy is that while maintaining high standards in academia, he can then devote himself to being his pupil's ally in achieving those standards. Mark is a fitness fanatic and runner while also having a passion for social service and volunteering.... [More About Mark Raines]
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]
Bob, a master tutor, graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in history and telecommunications management and also earned his M.A. in educational administration. Bob has been a teacher since 1984, and he consider it to be his life’s work. At present he is a history teacher at Madison High School in Madison, where he's taught for 25 years and is an adjunct professor in the history and social science department at Middlesex County College. He also has 8 years experience as an education professor teaching the New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ) courses, a state-approved alternate route program, at Raritan Valley Community College. Bob believes that students respond to creative, focused, personalized instruction, and that's how he approaches tutoring and teaching. He also strives to give his students the confidence and skills to succeed in any academic endeavor. When he's not teaching, Bob likes to swim, walk, read and tell funny stories.... [More About Bob Grundfest]
Stephen, a master tutor, is a scientist/teacher with over 4 years of experience tutoring middle, high school and college students. He has a B.A. in life sciences from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in immunology and microbial pathogenesis from Thomas Jefferson University. He teaches biology, physics and Earth science at the high school level, and has tutored in the sciences and math extensively. Stephen’s tutoring style is to make a connection with the student, creating a favorable environment for the student-tutor interaction. This allows for an easy exchange of concepts and a less stressful experience, while the actual tutoring materials will depend upon the student’s needs and learning style. He is very capable at explaining scientific theories and concepts in a manner making it easy to understand and remember. During his down time, Stephen enjoys reading, both playing and following sports, and enjoying pop culture.... [More About Stephen Rosenberg]
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]
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]
Paul, a master tutor, graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a B.S. in mathematics and certificate in secondary education. He is a passionate high school math teacher and is currently a third year teacher at Dover High School. He teaches geometry, algebra II and calculus. Certified to teach all math grades 6-12, Paul also has experience working with gifted and talented students. He has been tutoring students in multiple areas of math such as algebra 1, algebra 2, pre-calculus, calculus, geometry and statistics. He is extensively familiar with SAT math prep, PARCC testing and the Common Core math standards. Paul has numerous hours of professional development; specifically from the graduate school at Drew University. He believes that engaging students in interactive lessons is the most effective way to teach mathematics, ensuring students' complete understanding. In his spare time, Paul loves to play sports to stay active, watch movies and, most importantly, spend quality time with his friends and family.... [More About Paul Richard]
Uri, an expert tutor, has a B.S. in industrial engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, an M.A. in Bilingual Education, and a teaching certification in mathematics. He has taught at Perth Amboy High School and is currently teaching in the Elizabeth Public Schools. He also has experience working as a substitute classroom teacher in Middlesex County for grades k-12. Uri tutors mathematics and Spanish to children and adults of all levels. He loves to cook, watch movies, listen to music, and travel. Uri has an extraordinary amount of patience as a teacher and enjoys finding each student’s ideal learning style.... [More About Uri Perez]
Ken, a master tutor, has become a seasoned high school educator over the past 15 years. His students really like his unique and encouraging teaching style. Through his many years of enjoyable teaching experience, Ken can easily make a difficult lesson not so difficult. He believes strongly that every student has the potential to reach success if shown the right method to achieve it. Besides teaching, Ken loves to pursue fun times with his son; favored activities include hiking, reading, fishing - ANYTHING together!... [More About Ken Ren]
Albert, a master tutor, has a decade of experience as a private tutor, alongside impeccable educational credentials and numerous commendations and certifications, Albert is a consummate master of Mathematics, teaching all levels, from elementary through college curricula. His specialties comprise of: Algebra, Algebra 2, Calculus, and Basic Math. He also tutors a wide range of standardized tests.
For Albert, tutoring isn't work; it’s a fulfilling activity that he would jump at the chance to do. He likes being a positive influence in a student’s life and enjoy using his knowledge to help them succeed in school.
He has been academically savvy throughout my life. He is a consistent honors student in high school and college, while consistently active in extracurricular activities. Albert was previously trained at several tutoring organizations as a math and test prep tutor, and also taught students in the North NJ areas.
Currently, he is working toward Teaching Certification from a comprehensive and rigorous education program.... [More About Albert Appouh]
Joshua, a master tutor, earned his A.B. from Rutgers University in 2003, Joshua went on to work towards a M.A. In 2011, earning it Kean University. Being the consummate student, he did not stop there. Currently, Joshua is back at Kean University and is a candidate for his Ed.D., with an anticipated graduation date of May 2018. Passionate about finding unique technological methods to teaching, his doctoral dissertation focuses on effective uses of technology in the elementary classroom; an extension to his master's thesis. Joshua has a passion for teaching and the world of academics. Having taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade, Joshua possesses a wide range of knowledge in elementary language arts, math and science. Each day, he approaches teaching as a new adventure and works to create the most interesting, and interactive, instructional methods that he can deliver. His one-of-a-kind teaching approach has brought him many accolades. For the school year of 2013 and 2014, Joshua earned a "Perfect Award" from his district as a teacher of excellence. Along with that, he has coached several students to perfect scores on the mathematics section of the NJASK. If you are looking for a unique individual who likes to think outside of the box, Joshua is the tutor for you!... [More About Joshua Solomon]
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]
Brian, a master tutor, is an experienced middle school teacher. He holds NJ State Certifications in Special Education, Social Studies, and K-6 Elementary School Education. He is also highly qualified in Mathematics and Science. He taught most recently as a 7th and 8th Grade Middle School Social Studies and ELA Teacher in the Somerville Public School District. Brian has worked extensively with special and general education students.
Brian graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ramapo Collge with an M.A. in Special Education. Prior to that, Brian graduated from Montclair State University in 2013 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Philosophy, as a member of Phi Alpha Theta: National History Honor Society. Topics and areas of expertise in mathematics: fractions, probability, ratios, word problems, linear equations, long division, algebra I, 2-D geometry, abstract numbers, and much more. Topics and areas of expertise in social studies/history including colonial, revolutionary, civics, geography, Civil War, African American history, Greco-Roman history.
Brian has tutored students from first-grade through junior college in urban and suburban settings. He brings a focus and dedication to his craft that inspires his clients. With an understanding that learners are individuals, Brian excels in presenting educational material using various strategies, in order to accommodate the learning strengths of his clients including visual, auditory, or kinesthetic modalities. Brian has worked with children across the academic and behavioral spectrum. Whenever possible Brian enjoys geocaching, reading epic fantasy novels, studying geopolitics, following pro sports, discovering adventures with his wife, and learning from his two young children.... [More About Brian ONeil]
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]
Haian, an expert tutor, is a college student pursuing an Industrial Design degree and a minor in Applied Mathematics . He has years of experience working with kids as a counselor and tutoring in math from kindergarten to college level. With a relaxed and patient attitude that helps kids warm up immediately, he is proficient at taking the easy steps necessary to work up to more difficult problems. He also continues to challenge them to build confidence in their abilities! He believes that students will enjoy their work when they truly understand and feel comfortable with it.... [More About Haian Alhoch]
Dan, a master tutor, is currently in his thirteenth year as an educator, having taught English Language Arts in grades 6-8. During this time he has had the pleasure of working with a vast array of students and ability levels. For the past six years, Dan has worked with struggling readers and students who have been classified with either IEP or 504 plans, helping them to succeed in the classroom in ways many of them thought they never could. Dan also has extensive experience working as a private tutor providing everything from assistance with school work to enrichment activities for students looking for an extra challenge. As well as English Language Arts, Dan has an extensive background in Social Studies, which he also enjoys tutoring.... [More About Dan Diaz]
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]
Tom, a master tutor, is a highly skilled mathematics teacher with more than 7 years of tutoring experience. As a Mathematics teacher in Ramsey, Tom has taught students of all levels and differentiates instruction to meet the needs of his students. He is easy-going and provides a comfortable learning environment to ease the anxieties of a student struggling in math. He has tutored SAT Prep for more than 7 years and has strategies designed to improve scores in the Mathematics section. Tom has written curriculum for the last 4 years and coaches Golf in the spring, He is always looking for new and innovative ways to teach mathematics to make learning more enjoyable.... [More About Thomas Digiore]
Ron, a master tutor, is a retired chemical engineer with more than thirty-five years of project management experience. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering from New York University, and his Master of Engineering from The City College of New York, both in Chemical Engineering. Concurrently with his long-term engineering career, Ron went back to graduate school and obtained a Master of Arts in Education as well as his Professional Clear California State Teaching Credential from Azusa Pacific University. He has more than fifteen years of classroom experience, as both a high school math and science teacher, and adjunct professor of mathematics at Argosy University in California. Throughout his teaching career, Ron has tutored elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students in all levels of mathematics, chemistry, and physics, in both public and private environments. While he was raising his children in Westchester County, New York, Ron served seven years as a Trustee of the Board of Education of the Yorktown Central School District, as well as volunteering for many activities within the district schools. During that same time period, he owned and operated (along with his wife) the Open Day Pre-School in Mohegan Lake, New York. Finally, Ron is a veteran of the United States Army, with active service during the Vietnam War.... [More About Ron Ambrosini]
Kirk, a master tutor, is a recently-retired college professor of environmental engineering and water resources engineering (subdisciplines of civil engineering). Kirk has received degrees in chemical engineering, computer science, and environmental engineering. He has taught courses for several years in hydraulics, hydrology, and water quality that involve chemistry, physics, and mathematics including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. He has also taught the use of Microsoft Excel and computer programming in VBA in Excel. Kirk can show students how mathematics is used in the real world to solve important problems regarding engineering and the environment. He can also help students develop a strategy to best prepare for an exam.... [More About Kirk Barrett]
Martin, a master tutor, is a highly motivated math and science tutor with over 15 years of experience. He has over 10 years of hands-on experience working as a research chemist in Research & Development (R&D), developing consumer goods with scientific knowledge and research. Martin is patient, articulate and able to convey science concepts to his students with everyday examples that makes science fun and interesting. Martin believes that with hard work, focus and determination, students can master and enjoy science as well as improve their school grades. In his free time, Martin enjoys basketball, soccer and solving word problems, Sudoku, and logic puzzles.... [More About MARTIN ASARE]
Vasileios, a master tutor, has more than 10 years of experience as a full-time Professor at prestigious institutions of higher education, such as George Washington University, Baruch College, Stevens Institute of Technology and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, an M.Sc in Finance and a B.Sc in Mathematics.
Vasileios has taught Mathematics, Statistics and Economics/Finance at all levels, both undergraduate and graduate levels. He enjoys teaching all Math subjects, as well as the quantitative and analytics sections of GRE/GMAT/SAT tests. Aside from teaching, Vasileios also worked in the Financial Industry as a Quantitative Analyst, Data Scientist, and Econometrician.
Zak, a master tutor, graduated from Montclair State University with his Masters in Pure & Applied Mathematics. He has been tutoring children and adults of all ages since 2010, with a focus on mathematics, but has experience with many additional subjects as well, including grammar, science, and SAT prep. Since 2016, Zak has been teaching college math classes in various locations, like Montclair State University, Kean University, and to the incarcerated population in the NJ prison system through Raritan Valley Community College. He really enjoys connecting with students and is constantly seeking new ways to explain concepts so that the ideas click with each student's unique way of thinking. Outside of the realm of math, Zak is a language enthusiast and an aspiring polyglot, always working on learning new languages!... [More About Zak Dagnall]
Chris has a Ph.D. in English and has taught and tutored writing and literature on the high school and college levels for over 25 years. He is passionate about all students' achieving their utmost potential and loves being present for those "a-ha moments" when learners move from confusion to understanding.... [More About Chris Nugent]
David, a master tutor, has had 14 years of formal education, training, and post-doctoral fellowships which include three of the top four global universities: Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley (US News WR, 2021) and the top two universities in the world for Clinical Medicine: UCSF #1, Harvard #2 (Academic Ranking World Universities, 2019). David starting teaching when he was only 6 years old when he taught swimming for years as a volunteer for the American Red Cross. Since then, he has been teaching and mentoring myriad students as well as aspiring doctors, and eventually lecturing internationally at conferences and seminars. His education included: Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Stanford University; Master of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley; Doctor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; post-doctoral training: Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Chicago, Wills Eye Institute). His duties at these wonderful institutions included teaching/tutoring/mentoring underclassmen as well as prospective students. The privilege of having 2 Nobel laureates as medical professors has greatly inspired him toward teaching and research. He has assisted students with STEM and many other subjects, with university/graduate program/major selection, and with writing application essays. David is signed up also as a Stanford admissions alumni volunteer and interviewer. His teaching philosophy is to lead by example that every student can succeed and learn virtually anything with enough patience, good habits, and never giving up. Realistically, setbacks are expected, but can always be overcome. He has been rewarded with great personal satisfaction as his students have been accepted to great universities such as Stanford and Johns Hopkins. The quality of his extensive education and over a quarter-century of real-world business, teaching/mentoring/tutoring, and life experience, should be of great value to prospective students. David enjoys swimming, bicycling, and meditation in his spare time.... [More About David Pon, M.D.]
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]
Madhvi, a master tutor, holds a B.A. from Montclair State University in business administration, with concentrations in economics and finance. She also holds an associate's degree from Bergen Community College in mathematics. Madhvi is currently employed as the Mathematics Tutorial Supervisor at the Cerullo Learning Assistance Center (CLAC) of Bergen Community College. Her responsibilities include hiring, training, and evaluating peer and professional tutors of mathematics. Madhvi also has experience tutoring mathematics. In her spare time, Madhvi enjoys cooking, playing board games, reading, and traveling with family and friends.... [More About Madhvi Shah]
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]
Tara, a master tutor, has her M.A. in English/Writing. She has a passion for anything relating to writing or reading. Currently she teaches high school and college level English. She is looking forward to the opportunity to work individually with students. She's excited to develop their English skills and get to know them as individual learners.
Tara teaches English full-time at Chancellor Academy in Pompton Plains. Additionally, she has taught developmental reading, writing and English composition II at Essex County College, Bergen Community College and County College of Morris. At these institutions she also taught English basics skills, English comp I & II, modern literary masterpieces, and public speaking.
Prior to teaching English, Tara worked with pre-k and kindergarten children for over ten years.... [More About Tara Lesko]
Alyssa, a master tutor, is an energetic, creative and kind elementary teacher. Alyssa graduated from Rowan University with a B.A. in elementary education with a coordinate major of math and science. She has passed both the middle school math and science Praxis II. Alyssa has attended professional development at both Columbia University's Teacher College and Rutgers University Reading and Writing Conference. She has 5 years of experience both in the middle school and elementary grades. Currently, she is a third grade teacher in Maplewood and is passionate about all aspects of literacy. She has experience tutoring students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade in both literacy and math. Her tutoring strategies focus on gearing the lessons towards the students' interests and abilities. Alyssa prides herself on making the learning process fun and engaging. Through mutual respect, she builds a relationship with the student that allows them to enjoy the learning process. In her spare time, Alyssa loves to read, craft and go shopping.... [More About Alyssa Olsen]
Kristen, a master tutor, has a B.A. and M.A. in special needs and a minor in English literature from College of Saint Elizabeth. She has more than 6 years of teaching and tutoring experience. She enjoys tutoring elementary and middle school students. She is a 4th grade teacher in Esther Jackson Elementary School, a title 1 focus school with an urban population of multicultural students in Atlanta, Georgia. As a classroom teacher, Kristen created units of study in math, guided reading, ELA, and social studies. Kristen took part in several professional development training courses that allowed her to become proficient in technology. Kristen frequently used her promethean boards and student laptops, along with Animoto, Edmodo, and KidBlog within lesson plans. She used other differentiated, multi-sensory learning centers and activities where applicable in an effort to enhance the learning environment for the children. For her students, she always focused on the level of rigor and higher order thinking presented in each lesson. The passing rate for the specific students she taught were: math 94, reading 100, ELA 95, social studies 91.... [More About Kristen Trebbe]
Cherie K, a master tutor, holds an M.A. from Montclair State University. She is a lover of the English language who enjoys passing her enthusiasm for writing to students through creative learning techniques. Recently, for example, she helped her students remember grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules through mnemonics, a technique that research says doubles recall. She believes learning should be fun and that one need never be bored when they are learning English. Two books she is currently exploring are: A Creative Approach to Teaching Grammar (Peter Burrows) and Teach Like a Pirate (Dave Burgess).
She has had a varied career in writing: As a copywriter, she has written TV, radio, and print ads for such companies as McDonald’s, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Red Lobster Inns, and the Olive Gardens. As a marketing communications director, she has written speeches for the CEOs of some of America’s most visible companies. Her concern for the environment has led to the writing of dozens of op-ed pieces, letters to the editor, web site articles, and legal briefs. Most of all, though, she enjoys essay and research writing, which is what she presently teaches to students.
Cherie has done work toward the doctorate at Rutgers University, and holds three technical certifications from NJ Institute of Technology. Spare time is spent with her three cats, cooking vegetarian food, reading, and gardening organically.
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]
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]
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]
Katherine, a master tutor, is currently a first grade teacher, teaching all subject areas in Passaic, NJ. She has been an enthusiastic and caring teacher since graduating Montclair State University in 2013. She graduated as a family and child studies major with a concentration in k-6. Once she graduated, she took on a role as a paraprofessional aide in a preschool disabled classroom in Little Falls, NJ. She gained knowledge and experience using ABA in order to help young children with autism learn to their full potential. She then taught 4th grade English language arts in Passaic, NJ. She implemented various reading comprehension/writing skills and prepared students for PARCC testing. Her goal as a teacher is to provide all her students with academic growth based on each child's needs and to relate her lessons to the real world. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends.... [More About Katherine Choe]
Tarah, a master tutor, graduated UNCP, earning a B.A. in education. She is a professional educator specializing in reading and math. She has spent the last three years teaching 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. Tarah has a strong passion for teaching children. Her number one goal is providing the best support to her students to ensure their growth and academic success. She also strives to assist with preparing them for their future. Tarah has experience tutoring 2nd through 5th grade.... [More About Tarah Noel]
Karyn, a master tutor, holds a B.A. in psychology from William Paterson University where she also received her elementary education certificate. Karyn has also completed credits towards a M.A. in special education from University of Phoenix. She is an enthusiastic teacher/tutor with several years experience working with elementary level students. She has spent the past 8 years working as a teacher's aide in self contained special education classrooms. She has worked with a variety of ages from preschool all the way up to high school. Her most recent position was in a 4th/5th grade classroom. Karyn has also taught pre-k and kindergarten in day care settings. It is her belief that she can make learning fun and interesting to help a student achieve full potential.... [More About Karyn Wassuta]
Kate, a master tutor, has a Ph.D. in ecology and a J.D. with over 10 years experience teaching college. Science such as biology, chemistry, and Earth science is her main interest. Currently she is working for Bergen Community College in their GED prep program. She has tutored on and off for approximately 7 years.... [More About Kate Joyce]
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]
Shellie, a master tutor, graduated from Pennsylvania State University, earning a B.A. in journalism and history. She is an experienced communications executive, former teacher, and adjunct college professor. Her talent is making complex concepts clear and bringing out the best in students challenged by their English courses and examinations. Shellie is available to tutor in all aspects of the English language and written communication: grammar and syntax; literature comprehension; research skills, writing and paper preparation. Shellie also tutors students to prepare for the English and written portions of the ACT, PSAT and ACT exams. Shellie's philosophy is to balance the student's short-term interest in a good grade with the essential long-term need for improving overall writing and critical thinking skills. A student should never become dependent on tutoring. Shellie's focus is to encourage students to think for themselves and to become confident in their own, improving skills.... [More About Shellie Roth]
Genevieve, a master tutor, has encouraged the literacy of students as young as age three by maintaining a nurturing environment for their continued enrichment. She's spent the last 7 years helping students in grades k-12 with assignments ranging in English, literature, math, Spanish, French, social studies, & sciences. She has educated and guided her students in order to establish a resolute foundation to master mathematics, reading and comprehension, and language arts. She has also mentored learners through personal obstacles to prosper in learning independently, thinking critically and logically through analysis. She is passionate about making a difference in the community, the importance of education, motivating others, instilling perseverance and enjoyment in learning.... [More About Genevieve Antoine]
Sylvana, a master tutor, received her M.Ed. at Seton Hall University. At Seton Hall she also earned an invitation to Sigma Tau Delta, the honors society for English majors. She is a certified k-12 literature & language arts teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience in public and private settings. After turning her attention to individualized educational settings, she has gained over 3 years of experience in SAT and language arts tutoring. Her experience includes enrichment work for high-achieving students as well as remedial students looking to gain comfort with course material. When she's not working with students, she is pursuing her novel writing and getting involved with global soccer media.... [More About Sylvana Budesheim]
Daria, an expert tutor, graduated from William Paterson University with a B.A. in communications and education. She fell in love with teaching after she worked her first job out of college as a teacher's assistant. Ever since, been working in the field of education; working with elementary aged children, especially students with disabilities as a special education teacher in Mahwah and Franklin Lakes.
Currently, she is in her second year as a special education teacher in Glen Ridge. She teaches resource language arts and mathematics to kindergarten through second grade students using a multi sensory approach. Her priority is to create a safe learning environment, where young learners try their best, build confidence, and take chances.
Currently, she is working towards earning her graduate degree through Augustana University with a concentration in reading. She is eager to learn more and implement newly taught strategies in school and during tutoring sessions!... [More About Daria Kibitelsky]
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.
Katelyn, a master tutor, has been working in early childhood education for over six years. Katelyn loves working with young children, and helping them succeed in every possible way! As a early childhood educator in Kenilworth, Katelyn has been able to work with a variety of grade levels, and has a strong background in reading and language arts instruction. On a daily basis, Katelyn has the opportunity to implement different learning strategies in her classroom (such as Smart Boards, interactive tables, writing workshop, Apple products, and everyday math) so the students can learn topics in various ways. Professionally, she has worked as a reading teacher in California, and written language arts and reading curriculum for the elementary and junior high school level. She always strives to be the best teacher she can be, and aims to help her students to achieve their best as well. In her leisure Katelyn enjoys, reading, yoga, and spending time with her husband and baby girl.... [More About Katelyn Moya]
Kellie, an expert tutor, graduated with high honors and earned her B.A. from Rider University. She has a second major in psychology and a concentration in special education. She enjoys teaching both language arts and math to her students at the elementary and middle school level. Her experience spans over teaching in a public, private and charter school setting. She enjoys working one-on-one with students and personalizing teaching approaches to best fit each students’ needs. Currently, Kellie is working with 3rd, 4th, 5th grade students. She provides one-on-one instruction to struggling students in these grade levels. Kellie was a competitive swimmer from the age of three and continues to enjoy swimming in her free time. She was an avid swimmer in high school and through her college years, and has enjoyed teaching swim lessons to children and adults for nine summers in both Philadelphia and New York. One of her favorite parts of teaching swim lessons was helping students, young and old, through the process of overcoming their fear of the water. This has taught her to be very patient and encouraging with her approach to teaching. She strongly believes that anyone can learn anything with the right approach to the material and dedication to mastering small goals on the way to achieving a larger goal. When she is not tutoring Kellie enjoys reading, listening to music, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends.... [More About Kellie Ford]
Nicole, a master tutor, earned her M.A. in educational leadership and is a fourth grade teacher of ELA and science in Newark, NJ. She has been teaching fourth grade for 4 years, has experience in special education at the elementary level and has taught all subjects. Nicole specializes in English and with her experience is comfortable in all elementary subjects. Nicole has been tutoring for about 6 years. As a teacher she has tutored students through her school for standardized testing. Nicole is a very organized and detailed person and is athletic, outgoing, and loves what she does!... [More About Nicole Parlavecchio]
Chaunte, a master tutor, graduated from Montclair State University with a B.A. in science and is a high school mathematics teacher at science Park High School in Newark, NJ. She has been teaching for ten years since 2006. Primary subjects taught are middle school, algebra I, and geometry. She likes incorporating puzzles into the lesson to help students master skills while solving brain-teasers. She is a mom of two boys in which she loves to explore the outdoors with them. Math vocabulary and understanding notations are very important to her and she believes they are very helpful especially with standardized testing. She loves math and loves when her students enjoy what they are learning.... [More About Chaunte Benekin]
Carolina, a master tutor, graduated in May 2005 with a B.A. in early childhood education with a minor in psychology. She received her master's in school counseling in 2010. Carolina is an experienced k-5 elementary school teacher. She has over 10 years of teaching experience working for the Morris School District. She has taught kindergarten, 1st grade, and for the last 2 years has been the reading intervention teacher for k-5. Carolina currently lives in Union and loves to spend time with her two children in her spare time.... [More About Carolina Araujo]
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]
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]
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.
Krina, a master tutor, is currently a second grade special education teacher in an ICT setting. She has taught every grade in K-5th grade. She specializes in differentiating the curriculum to suit the needs of individual students. She has ABA training and is well versed in the ABLLS program. She designs programs for her students that are tracked by data and then used to focus on the needs each individual student exhibits. Krina has her teaching certification in elementary education and special education in New Jersey as well as New York. She loves playing and watching soccer and being with family and friends. Krina enjoys playing monopoly and scrabble too!... [More About Krina Kanellopoulos]
Dana, a master tutor, earned her B.A. in Education in 1995, and since then has taught children in both a classroom and after-school environment, in addition to tutoring children in reading.
Dana’s expertise has been in working with students from Pre-K to 5th grade. She loves working with children to improve their reading, Math, and Language Arts skills.
Dana is fun loving and, as a result, has a great balance between work and using strategic and fun educational ways to achieve her academic goals with her students.... [More About Dana Foster-Williams]
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]
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]
Vashanna, a master tutor, is an educator who graduated from Albright College with a B.S. in psychology. She is a certified elementary teacher (k-6.) Vashanna has been teaching 3rd grade for 5 years and has worked with a wide range of students. She is dedicated to creating lessons that ensure students reach their academic potentials. In her spare time she loves to dance and read. Her favorite childhood book is Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume!... [More About Vashanna Fraser]
Wendi, a master tutor, graduated from Keene State College, earning a B.S. in elementary education and geography. Wendi has a mission as a certified and highly proficient teacher with 25 plus years of experience (including 17 years in a top performing school district,) to not only guide, but to engage her students in making their way through the world. Wendi specializes in English/language arts. She believes that all students can become active learners in all aspects of their lives. Wendi builds her students' self esteem through respect, compassion, and understanding, so that they will have the highest regard for themselves. This enables them to face any situation head on in a positive manner and with a positive outlook. Through Wendi's motivation, encouragement, and enthusiasm, she instills in all students to recognize that they are capable of learning new solutions to challenges they face daily. Wendi communicates, through her students, that with these empowering skills and high expectations they set for themselves, that they can achieve their goals. Wendi wants all her students to know that success is for everybody who is believed in. Wendi wholeheartedly, without a doubt, believes in each and everyone! As Christopher Robin once said to Pooh, "When we're not together...there is something you must always remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." Wendi also believes that a teacher is forever learning and growing professionally. Wendi has implemented the best strategies from some of the best in the educational field, such as Jen Serravallo's reading and writing strategies books and Lucy Calkins' Units of Study in Reading and Writing workshop. Wendi is trained yearly to administer the PARCC test and highly adept in PARCC practice.... [More About Wendi Weglarz-Janisheski]
Ryanne, a master tutor, is a dedicated, innovative, adaptable teacher with a passion for education demonstrated by 11 years of experience in 3 different countries.
Ryanne most recently has taught 1st grade, 4th grade and 5th grade in New Jersey. She is an experienced Singapore math educator. Additionally, Ryanne has taught senior management professionals in Madrid, wrote Spanish curriculum and taught Spanish and ESL to Elementary level students. She also worked as the Senior English Language Teacher assisting k-7th grade students. In the UK, Ryanne taught k-5th grade students.
Ryanne is a hardworking and self-motivated educator who strives to meet the needs of all students and to provide an atmosphere conducive to enjoyable learning. Ryanne has superior interpersonal skills allowing to consistently maintain excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, and administrators.... [More About Ryanne Edwards]
Paola, a master tutor, has demonstrated the ability to motivate students so that they can maximize their academic potential, and subsequently identify/develop their individual inner strengths, and abilities. She believe this objective is accomplished through the use of differentiated instruction because there is no one model that fits every student. Paola has come to learn that education is paramount in preparing young people to achieve success in all of life’s challenges and endeavors. To that end, it is her goal as a teacher to instill a love of learning and a desire for constant knowledge within each student.... [More About Paola Viteri]
Jacqueline, a master tutor, currently teaches in the Newark Public School system. She specializes in tutoring mathematics. Jacqueline has three years of classroom teaching experience. She believes in a personalized approach to teaching that allows her students to feel excited about math and confident in their abilities. Jacqueline feels that math could be anyone's favorite subject, but that it takes being taught in a way that fits each student's specific personality. Jacqueline looks forward to working with students every day to help them see that they are capable and talented learners.... [More About Jacqueline Smith]
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]
Dawn, an expert tutor, is a full-time Kindergarten teacher at St. Rose of Lima Academy. Dawn is a graduate of Montclair State University, Drew University and St. Thomas Aquinas College. Collaboration, being a team player, helping those in need and going the extra mile is what is important in every aspect of living. Dawn is a member of two book clubs and enjoys reading and discussions. In the summers, Dawn loves to spend time in the Adirondacks hiking, boating, kayaking and swimming and enjoying time with family and friends.... [More About Dawn Kepler Dingley]
Meg, a expert tutor, graduated from the College of Saint Elizabeth with a degree in History with teaching certifications in Teacher of the Handicap as well as Teacher of Social Studies. She has been passionate about education even before then. She loves working with students from all educational areas. She taught for five years at the middle school level, teaching Resource Room Language Arts for 8th grade, and Resource Room for Social Studies teaching Civics, Geography, and US 1.
Meg has spent the last five years working as a one-on-one aide. Four years were spent with a high functioning autistic student where she worked with him on organization skills, breaking down his work, structuring papers, and attending his classes. Currently, she is working with a lower functioning Autistic student.
In her home life, she has published four fiction books, plays numerous instruments, and chases after her son.
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]
April, a master tutor, is creative, patient, and has a passion for teaching. She has her M.A. in Early Childhood and Special Education and B.A. in Psychology. She has been teaching for the past 5 years and has worked with students with specific learning disabilities, behavioral and multiple disabilities from grades Kindergarten to Grade 3. April creates engaging lessons based on student needs and interests. She always encourages her students to do their best!... [More About April Ceballos]
Ashlee, an expert tutor, is a qualified, friendly, and experienced PreK through 3rd-grade tutor. She graduated from William Paterson with a B.A. in Psychology. Ashlee is confident in teaching both one-on-one and small group sessions. She is currently a teacher’s assistant in Livingston. Ashlee lives in Whippany with her dog and cat. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and cooking.... [More About Ashlee DEgidio]
Kaitlyn, an expert tutor, is a graduate student at Fairleigh Dickinson University, working towards her Masters in Education and Special Education certification. She received her BA in Psychology, where she was able to focus on child and adolescent development, and theories of learning. Kaitlyn is originally from NY where she was a PASE summer teaching fellow as well as an Assistant ELA instructor for the Boys Club of NY. Her passion is teaching kids how to be confident, engaged learners.
When she is not focused on education, Kaitlyn enjoys cooking, swimming and staying involved on campus. She has two rescue dogs! She also speaks Spanish and would love to learn a third language.... [More About Kaitlyn Rivera]
Jessica, an expert tutor, received her BA in Early Childhood Education Degree from Kean University. She is certified as Teacher of Preschool, grades Prek-3, and as an Elementary School Teacher, grades K-6. Jessica has been teaching for 4 years and is currently teaching 4th-grade math and science. She is currently in graduate school for her Special Education Certificate. Jessica enjoys traveling and making memories with her son.... [More About Jessica Torr]
Emily, an expert tutor, is a recent graduate from The University of North Carolina Wilmington, with a degree in Elementary Education and concentration in Mathematics and Technology. Throughout her years at UNCW, she volunteered in a variety of classrooms from grades K-8. These experiences helped Emily realize her passion for helping students realize their full potential inside the classroom and out. Emily is currently working in sixth-grade classrooms of all subjects as an instructional aide. In her spare time, Emily loves spending time with her dog, going to the beach and snowboarding.... [More About Emily Bejin]
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]
Julie, a master tutor, is an accomplished elementary classroom teacher and currently teaches middle school math to students in 6th and 8th grades. She also worked as a math specialist providing in-class and small group instruction and is experienced teaching Singapore Math. Julie received her B.S. from Cornell University and her MBA from New York University. She became a fully certified NJ state K-8 in 2005 and has worked in both public and private school settings. She has spent many years tutoring students privately, especially in math. She helps students work on organization and time management skills as well. Julie also has experience working with general education and special education in both formal and informal settings. She works to help students realize their potential, by identifying strengths and incorporating that into her instruction to help make all students successful.... [More About Julie Ginns]
Erin, a master tutor, attended Cornell University and majored in Mathematics. Immediately after graduation, she moved to Washington, DC, to work towards her Masters in the Art of Teaching at American University with a focus on Secondary Math Education. Since then she has been teaching middle and high school math. Erin recently moved to New Jersey, where she is now teaching high school Mathematics. She loves mathematics and loves to share that passion with her students!... [More About Erin Goers]
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]
Erin, a Master tutor, graduated as the valedictorian with degrees in Education and English. She has 15 years of middle school English classroom teaching experience as well as 7 years of tutoring all grade levels and a variety of subjects. Additionally, Erin has experience as a homeschool teacher. She homeschooled her high school-aged children using the Time4Learning curriculum along with her own custom curriculum. She is a published author with stories in three editions of Chicken Soup for the Soul. In her spare time, she loves to read.... [More About Erin Solej]
Amy, a master tutor, has almost 20 years of experience working with children with special needs. Amy is highly-skilled in teaching struggling readers and is certified in Special Education and Orton Gillingham trained. Amy is experienced with developing and implementing IEP goals to enhance student achievement. She can collaborate with teachers, child study teams, and parents for students with autism, learning disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral issues. She is a kindhearted and empathetic professional who develops hands-on lessons and differentiates instruction to meet the needs of each individual child.... [More About Amy Bozzi]
Vanessa, a master tutor, is a graduate of The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education K-12 Vocal and Instrumental. She has experience teaching music in several elementary school districts throughout New Jersey. Vanessa also plays flute and piano and teaches privately around the area as well as plays gigs for musical performances whenever she can. Vanessa believes that every student is capable to perform, move to, and create music in a safe space, and that students should be provided an enriching musical experience in the elementary grade levels that will carry on with them for their lifetime.... [More About Vanessa Lim]
Valeryia, a master tutor, earned her degree in Sociology from Belorussian State University in Minsk, Belarus. She also studied Sociology and Philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. When she moved to the US, Valeryia furthered her studies by earning a Masters in French at Montclair State University. Veleryia is a very experienced teacher and tutor in both French and Russian. She has taught on both the high school and college levels, and looks forward to working with students to further improve their foreign language skills.... [More About Valeryia Morozov]
Dinah, a master tutor, has lived in California, Colorado, Nebraska, New York and now resides in New Jersey. She went to school in California and attended the University of California, San Diego, to earn her BA degree in Spanish/English Literature. At the University of California, Davis, she also earned her Life Elementary Education Teaching Certificate for K-9. At the University of Northern Colorado, she received her Masters of Arts Degree in Bilingual/Bicultural Education. Dinah has worked in elementary education, bilingual education and English as a Second Language, working with children and adults throughout her career. With a variety of experience, she brings to her teaching a diversity of skills and creativity. Dinah is a professional who has much energy for her students to reach their goals.... [More About Dinah Raful]
Ruth, a master tutor, has been teaching in public schools for many years. She loves working with students one-on-one because it is a great way to make connections and achieve success with the learning objectives. Ruth has a love for animals and the outdoors. In the past, she has had a variety of pets including horses, chickens, pigs, a cow, along with dogs and cats. Currently, she has just one pet, a rescue cat, named Cowboy.... [More About Ruth Tauriello]
Lauren, an expert tutor, recently graduated with honors from IMG Academy. Her love for learning began at an early age when she attended a Montessori school which encouraged individual thought and self-expression. She is well-versed in biology, including AP, math (early math through Algebra II), and English (AP Language, Literature and creative writing). Lauren enjoys baking, writing, and rock climbing in her free time.... [More About Lauren Kingsly]
Linda, a master tutor, is a recently retired educator who is passionate about teaching. With experience teaching pre-school through 6th grade, Linda comes to Teacher Tutors with 43 years of educating young students. Linda received her Masters of Arts in Education degree from Graceland University. She continued on to earn 30 more graduate credits in Differentiated Instruction. She is trained in Orton Gillingham, Teacher’s College Writing Workshop, Handwriting without Tears, and Math in Focus. Very skilled at making her students feel secure, she builds confidence by using positive praise. She is extremely patient and likes building skills using interests of her students.... [More About Linda Bowden]
Jaime, an expert tutor, received her Master's Degree in Education with honors from Saint Peter's University. She has spent more than 10 years working in the field of education. After 8 years as a family liaison for a pre-k program, she pursued her teaching career. Jaime holds a standard teaching certification from the New Jersey Department of Education, licensing her to teach k-6th grade students. She has completed teaching assignments in Jersey City and Byram, NJ working with students at various elementary levels. She absolutely loves teaching and designing creative lesson plans meeting a variety of preferred learning styles. In her free time, Jaime enjoys writing, journaling, and spending time on Lake Mohawk.... [More About Jaime DiPaolo]
Phyllis, a master tutor, graduated from the College of Saint Elizabeth. She has been teaching at the elementary level for 18 years in Union, New Jersey. Phyllis has taught fourth grade for 12 years and third grade for 6 years. Phyllis has been tutoring for over 15 years and has focused on math, reading comprehension, study skills, and the writing process. She is an enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated teacher. Phyllis wants all of her students to grow academically and will work diligently to help them reach their goals.... [More About Phyllis Pepe]
Ellen, a master tutor, is a creative, passionate, and encouraging elementary and middle school math teacher. She holds a B.S. Degree from Boston University’s School of Education and has a NJ Certificate as a K-8 teacher. She has over 25 years of experience as a classroom teacher and as a Math Coordinator both in public and private schools. Ellen has been extensively trained in the Singapore Math instructional approach. She has successfully instituted the Singapore Math program in 2 different schools which included training the teachers in the Singapore methods. To eliminate math anxiety, Ellen often presents ideas, techniques and various strategies, geared to the individual student, that can contribute to meaningful learning that goes beyond memorizing rules, facts, and math procedures. She instills a “can do” attitude in her students which allows them to experience success along with the joy of learning. She is currently teaching and coordinating math in a private school in Bergen County. In her spare time, Ellen loves to read, draw, do arts and crafts, and spend time with her family and friends.... [More About Ellen Bloomberg]
Cheryl, a master tutor, is highly experienced with a Bachelor's Degree in English Language and Literature from Boston University and a Masters Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University. She has been tutoring English to Middle and High School students for seven years. She focuses on Writing, Reading Comprehension, Study Skills, Grammar and SAT/ACT preparation. Prior to her work as a tutor, Cheryl taught English at Livingston High School. She also worked as a writer and editor for many years. In her free time, Cheryl enjoys practicing yoga and walking her golden retriever, Jake.... [More About Cheryl Trenk]
Alexandra, an expert tutor, earned her Bachelor’s degree in Theatre at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and her interest in acting helps bring a lot of energy and creativity into her instruction. She also completed a double minor in Literature and British Studies, and is well versed in many kinds of literature from America, England, and around the world. She received her Masters in Education in 2014 and is certified to teach secondary English in New Jersey. Alexandra has extensive experience tutoring SAT and ACT English, Reading, and Essay sections. She has also tutored students in the reading section of the ISEE, and helped many students brainstorm and create the perfect college admissions essay. All of her students have gotten into the college they wanted! She has extensive knowledge of grammar and essay structure and experience in helping students one on one with essay writing. Alexandra decided to go into tutoring because she loved the idea getting students comfortable in a personal learning environment so that they could gain skills that would help them in later life.... [More About Alexandra Landau]
Kathryn, an Expert Tutor, has a B.A. from William Paterson University and a M.A. from Caldwell University. She has experience working with children from kindergarten up through young adults. Most of her experience has been working with children and young adults with learning differences. Currently, Kathryn is pursuing a Master's degree in school counseling. Her experience includes working with lower elementary school students (K - 2nd grade) as an instructional aide. For two years, Katheryn worked with middle school age students as an Applied Behavioral Specialist in Morris School District. She enjoys working with kids, making learning fun and interesting. Kathryn loves playing sports and video games in her spare time.... [More About Kathryn Ferrarelli]
Joanna, a master tutor, has a Master's Degree in Curriculum Instruction. She is creative, patient, and has a love for teaching. Joanna has experience working in general ed and inclusion classrooms. She is currently a teacher assistant in Roseland, NJ. Joanna understands the importance of differentiating lessons based on students needs and learning styles. She provides individualized support and breaks down concepts that are easier to understand for a child who is struggling during a lesson. Joanna enjoys spending time with her two boys ages 8 and 10 working on STEM Projects.... [More About Joanna Franciscone]
Kelly, a master tutor, received her BA in Communication Studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and her Masters of Education from The College of Saint Elizabeth. Kelly has been teaching 4th and 5th grade ELA and Math in the same school for 10 years. She enjoys tutoring to help her students reach their full potential and excel in all subjects.... [More About Kelly Antunes]
Bonnie Sue, a master of multi-sensory learning, has designed and implemented new programs - in a private school setting, small public schools and for a large district. In each of the schools, the programs she developed were successful, allowing the students to demonstrate considerable progress academically and socially. She served as a Literacy Program Trainer and provided consultation/support for classroom teachers. While working for one public school, Bonnie Sue developed and implemented a literacy program in a Language Arts Resource Room setting. The students in these classes were held to high standards, with an expectation of growth and measurable achievement. She designed a targeted, multi-sensory program that included an Orton-Gillingham Language Circle curriculum approach, computer-based instruction and a vocabulary program integrating music, reading comprehension and writing connections. The students in her classes ranged in ability; struggling readers/writers, students at grade-level and students reading at an advanced level.
As a special education teacher at a private school, Bonnie Sue designed curriculum that provided all student populations with extensive interaction and opportunities for growth and communication. The program was based on a multi-sensory approach; she included music, reading buddies, small group work, hands-on life skills practice and Reading Therapy dogs.
Bonnie Sue has also taught at the college level as an adjunct professor. In order to provide a quality special education component for both undergraduate and graduate students, she needed to be in touch with the latest research. She taught both in-person classes and worked with a blended, online format.
In her spare time, Bonnie Sue enjoys gardening (flowers, herbs and vegetables) reading, playing the piano and enjoying her many critters.... [More About Bonnie Sue Bastin]
Ashley, a Master tutor, has a BA in Education and a Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is an experienced Elementary School Teacher who has been working in the field for 5 years. Ashley has experience working with all students of different abilities from Preschool age through 5th grade. Her specialty is modifying and adapting curriculum, pace and instruction to best meet the needs of each individual learner. She is always looking for ways to make learning fun and enjoyable so that it can be based around a student's individual interest.... [More About Ashley Wilson]
Bio Faith, an expert tutor, graduated from The College of New Jersey with a double major in Early Childhood Education and Psychology. Faith is highly-skilled in teaching struggling readers and writers. Faith is certified in preschool through third grade. She is a caring and passionate professional who strives to also create a passion for learning in each student and differentiate for each student's needs. Faith loves to see children learn and grow as they flourish in school. In her spare time, Faith enjoys hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with friends.... [More About Faith Walker]
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