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Alexis, a master tutor, holds a B.A. in English from Rutgers University and a M.Ed. from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She graduated Cum Laude from Rutgers and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honors society. She has a standard certificate from the New Jersey Department of Education, which licenses her to teach English k-12. Alexis currently teaches English/language arts to 10th graders and lives in Morristown with her three pets. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, watching old movies, and baking. Additionally, she is a published poet and has experience as a theater writer/director.... [More About Alexis Mojka]
Andrew, an expert tutor, is currently a computer science student in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. Andrew has been tutoring others since he was young and has experience working with kids in elementary school through high school. He has experience tutoring math (elementary through calculus), science (physics and chemistry), and programming (Java, C++, and MATLAB). Andrew also enjoys traveling, photography, and ice hockey.... [More About Andrew Schmidt]
Antonia, a master tutor, graduated from Seton Hall with an Ed.S and is a highly experienced tutor (15+ years) specializing in SAT critical reading and writing preparation, English, writing, and Latin. She has taught at Millburn High School for the last 7 years. Students under her tutelage have met with extraordinary success in the SAT, AP Latin, AP English, and other assessments. Her students learn how to analyze texts for tone, style, and content by learning to recognize context clues. They practice the steps necessary for clear and persuasive writing (and speaking) by composing arguments and critically analyzing the work of other authors. Additionally, Antonia teaches her students many Greek and Latin roots/stems of English words so that they can "decode" and understand words that are not familiar to them. Antonia's training as a Latin and Greek teacher gives her students a distinct advantage in acquiring a sophisticated and broad vocabulary.... [More About Antonia de Vegh]
Ashley-Lynn, an expert tutor, is currently an environmental consultant with a private firm. She graduated with her B.S. of Sustainability Sciences in 2016 and her M.S. of Sustainability Sciences in 2017, with the high honors of summa cum laude. During her time in University, she was a teaching assistant for the Human Environment course at Montclair State University. Her tutoring experience has been varied over the past 8 years, with a background in Science, Math, US History and English. Her organizational skills and academic background also allow her to teach students the study skills, time management, and test taking techniques to be successful.
Ashley-Lynn is an outgoing individual with a creative tutoring style that stresses the fun of learning through interactive games and lessons for younger children or relevant content for older students. Ashley-Lynn is also fluent in Spanish, enjoys outdoor activities, and loves to sing. Her favorite Broadway show is "Hamilton: An American Musical" because it brings the vibrancy of music and theatre to the American revolution. She loves the unique way that history is taught and aims to do the same in her teaching. Ashley-Lynn looks forward to working with students of all ages as they dive headfirst into the exciting world of learning.
Barry, a master tutor, has a B.A. from Muhlenberg College and an M.A. from Seton Hall University. He is currently a teacher working in a self-contained classroom at a small school in Bergen Country. He has also worked many years as an in-class support teacher in a middle school. Barry's style is hands on, as he goes through the day with his students he modifies the curriculum, differentiating instruction to accommodate their needs and giving them as much time before and after school to help them feel successful. Barry also specializes in study skills and working with students with academic support. In the past, Barry has taught in a Resource Room teaching Math, Science, Social Studies, Science and Reading working with middle school classified students. He was able to get to know each student, find out what their interests were and incorporate that into his teaching plan. Barry made learning fun using videos, Microsoft Powerpoint presentations and various internet sites to enhance his instruction. Barry treats each student as an individual, encouraging them to work on their weaknesses, but use the strengths to their advantage. Additionally, Barry also has experience working with high school students in an alternative school setting teaching English and he has worked in a school with self-contained elementary students teaching all of the basic classes. Barry’s approach to tutoring is to find out where the difficulties are to learning the subject and use not only the curriculum that is given by the school, but also teacher made materials and various resources that he has used over the years in the classroom for instruction.... [More About Barry Schwartz]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Christopher, a master tutor, received his M.A. in epidemiology and global health from Columbia University where he tutored graduate-level bio-statistics and research methods. He graduated from Penn State with a dual-baccalaureate in life sciences and Spanish where, as a college senior, he taught didactic recitations and labs in general and developmental biology, biodiversity, and physiology. After 2 years working in clinical research, Many of his former students have kept in touch, and he has consistently received very positive evaluations regarding his personalized commitment to each student, his understanding of science material, and his classroom humor. Christopher is an epidemiologist with over 9 years of clinical and global health research experience, and possesses strong quantitative skills and competencies in scientific reasoning. His academic teaching interests include natural sciences (biology, chemistry, biochemistry), statistics and research methods. He also enjoys tutoring students on essay writing and the behavioral sciences. Christopher recently scored in the 95th percentile on the MCAT, although he enjoys tutoring on any standardized test taking strategies or study planning as well. Christopher is currently an independent global health and research consultant as well as a graduate-level teaching assistant at Columbia University. He will be starting medical school at Brown University in August 2017.... [More About Christopher Barry]
Ciera, an expert tutor, graduated from Elon University in North Carolina in May 2015. At Elon, she majored in Early Childhood Education and had a minor in Spanish. She is a certified K-5 teacher and currently teaches third grade at North Star Academy Charter School of Newark. She was in a classroom setting observing, learning, and teaching every semester. In addition, she volunteered at the local Boys and Girls Club and tutored local elementary students. In her spare time, Ciera enjoys writing, spending time with her family and friends, and volunteering!... [More About Ciera Martinez]
Claudia, a master tutor, is currently a graduate student at Montclair State University studying bilingual education. She has been a teacher for 10 years. Teaching in Bergen, Passaic and Essex counties. Claudia has been teaching in Newark Public Schools for the past 5 years. She has worked with students within different capacities, as a resource teacher working with students with specific learning disabilities, behavioral and multiple disabilities, grades pre-k through 5th grade. She has also taught dual language in English and Spanish. In addition, she has tutored elementary age children focusing on language arts, math, and ESL. Claudia believes that every child has the potential to overcome challenges and provides strategies to help students while making learning fun. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, doing community service, attending church, reading a good book, watching a play/ movie, traveling, eating different foods and being of service to others.... [More About Claudia Cano]
Cleo, a master tutor, graduated from Monroe College and has a B.A. in Business Management and a minor in Marketing. Cleo is passionate when it comes to educating students. She has experience working with Elementary level students up through High School and College level students. Cleo worked in admissions, career services and the financial aid office. She lead dual enrollment programs which allowed high school students access to college level courses. Cleo is an energetic tutor who enjoys developing effective strategies to help students reach her goals. In her spare time, she likes to hike and travel.... [More About Cleo Stewart]
Corrine, a master tutor, is an energetic, dedicated professional elementary educator. Corrine graduated from DePaul University with a Masters in Elementary Education. She taught for 15 years in excellent school districts in Illinois and California before recently moving to New Jersey. Corrine has been trained in Orton-Gillingham and teaches students who need intensive reading instruction in the area of phonics and developing phonemic awareness. She also helps students develop reading comprehension and writing skills. Additionally, Corrine is a passionate primary math tutor. She has experience teaching Singapore Math and Eureka Math and uses math manipulatives and varied strategies to help students visualize and explain mathematical concepts. Currently, she is a dedicated full-time tutor who primarily works with students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade, though she can use Orton-Gillingham method with students of any age. Corrine works hard to establish a positive rapport with students to help them grow and achieve their goals. In her free time, Corrine is a dedicated mother who loves to spend time with her family, read and travel.... [More About Corrine Norton]
Dan, a master tutor, graduated with a B.M. in professional performance at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in 2005. After graduating, he worked as a freelance musician, tutoring and doing pick up work in the New England area and at sea for the Holland America Line. He worked for 3 years in the Newark public district as an Instrumental Music teacher and currently maintains a private lesson studio, serving students all over NJ. He is an active member in several bands in the NJ/NYC area and does studio production and composition for fun. His students held 1st and 2nd chair (out of 2) in the Central NJ Regions Jazz Band on alto saxophone this year. When Dan is not behind the horn or the studio desk, you'll find him at a performance car meet or on Xbox Live.... [More About Dan Perez]
Dan, a master tutor, graduated from Montclair State University with a B.A. in international justice. He is an educator who aims to help students achieve higher goals. Ever since Dan has started his teaching career, he has helped a wide range of students on various objectives from pulling up low grades to facilitating comprehension in different subjects. Dan currently works for a home school academy where he gives math lessons and tutors in the after school program. When it comes to his philosophy of teaching, Dan strives to balance a wide array of educational factors such as motivation, work ethic, focus, and overall progress all the while maintaining excellent student/teacher rapport. As learning itself is fun, so is aiding other students who want to better themselves in the academic world! When it comes to hobbies, Dan likes to play his guitar, sing opera, and play with his dog named Bob.... [More About Dan Kim]
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]
Darlene, a master tutor, is very passionate about teaching. Her undergraduate work was done at Upsala College. She received a B.A. in psychology, human resource management with a minor in business. Darlene joined East Orange school district in 2001 that is where she completed her M.A. in Teaching at Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan in 2006. During Darlene’s 15 years of teaching at Ecole Toussaint Louverture, she achieved teacher of the year twice, EOEA Teacher Pride Award and New Jersey Education Association(NJEA) Award for Excellence for her Social Etiquette program that is administrated throughout East Orange School District. Darlene has taught all subjects to students in grades 1-3. She loves to teach reading and math. She has taught those subjects to student in grade levels 1-5 in after-school programs for 4 years. Darlene has an elementary teaching certificate grades 1-8. Her teaching style is flexible according to the child's learning style. Most importantly, Darlene’s motto is learning is fun.... [More About Darlene Williams]
David, a master tutor, is a teacher entering into his seventh year of classroom experience. He has taught every grade of science from fifth to twelfth. David graduated from Muhlenberg College with an undergraduate degree in Biological Psychology and has a Master's in Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Currently, he is in the process of finishing his second Master's in Physics Curriculum. David believes that every student can achieve success if they are taught the material from the right perspective and given the right learning strategy. He also believes that with his background in Psychology, he is well equipped to help them identify the perspective and strategy that will work best for them.... [More About David Sherer]
Denise, an expert tutor, graduated from Kean University with a B.A. in Mathematical Sciences. She is currently working as a 5th and 6th grade math teacher. Denise has a K-6 and Middle School Math (6-8)certificate. She has worked as a substitute teacher, paraprofessional and has experience working with Pre-K through 8th grade students. Denise also has been a tutor for more than 4 years and has experience working with children who have special needs. She has a very strong passion for math and loves teaching others. Denise is fluent in Portuguese and travels to Portugal every 2 years. Her first language was Portuguese since that was the only language spoken at home. Denise is determined, committed and motivational. She's aware that everyone has a different style of learning, so she accommodates the lessons based on the student's interest. One of her greatest accomplishments is seeing her students progress and master the concepts being taught. Denise loves teaching and working with students.... [More About Denise M]
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]
Dino, a master tutor, obtained his bachelor’s degree at Jersey City State College and his master’s degree in Cinema Studies at The College of Staten Island (City University of New York). Dino is an Achievement Specialist at a K-8 school in Hudson County. He specializes in working with students in both Language Arts and Math in a small group setting within the classroom. Dino works with students that are struggling and helps them achieve success during any given lesson. Dino has also taught essay writing, creative writing, screenwriting and other basic film courses at local colleges and universities. Dino is an award-winning screenwriter and has been writing screenplays for some time. His screenplays (both feature-length and shorts) have won various accolades in national and international screenplay contests over the past decade. Dino also self-published his own original comic books, and has worked with talented artists from the area.... [More About Dino Barlaam]
Doyin, an expert tutor, is a recent Tufts University college graduate. She studied International Relations and has experience working with students ages 5 - 16. She can help with a range of studies and homework from Spanish Language and Composition, English Writing and Comprehension, Elementary Math and Science, Essay Composition, Violin and reading music, Arts and Crafts and general support to improve your child's academic confidence. In her free time, Doyin likes to dance!... [More About Doyinsola Oladipo]
Ebony, a master tutor, is a highly qualified English teacher of grades 6-12. She holds a M.Ed. along with a certification to teach students with disabilities. Ebony is currently working as a teacher in Roselle. She has tutoring experience and also a background in assisting students pursing higher education (college applications, personal statements, college essay, etc.). She has a passion for teaching and helping students reach their highest potential.... [More About Ebony Potts]
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