Browse our list of Top Middle School Tutors in New Jersey
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]
Shari's passion for the study of literature, research and writing has been the focus of her career for over 31 years. She was a high school English teacher in Edison for 8 years. For the past 23 years, she has enjoyed being the librarian of JP Stevens High School in Edison. Shari is passionate about her work because she has the opportunity to interact with and instruct all of the students in the school. Her goal is to help students develop skills necessary to succeed outside of and beyond high school and become lifelong learners. Shari loves spending time with her now adult children! And, in her spare time, she reads, runs and travels.... [More About Shari Stein]
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]
Vicente, an expert tutor, was born in Lima, Peru, where he obtained an B.S.E.E. from the National Engineering University Lima-Peru. He later earned an M.S.E.E. and M.B.A from NJIT in Newark, NJ.
He worked for Nextel, Sprint and AT&T for 16 years as senior RAN engineer and capacity plan manager. He has tutored high school students for the past 6 years in math and physics with great results.
Vicente takes great pride in helping students excel beyond their expectations and achieve success.
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.
Dave, a master tutor, graduated from Rutgers with a B.A. in history and religion. He tutors in k-12 social studies and history, including all of the pertinent advanced placement tests (US/world/European history, macroeconomics, human geography, etc). He also tutors the critical reading and writing sections of the SAT, and the reading and English sections of the ACT. Dave can also teach advanced placement music theory and instruct in basic guitar and bass guitar. He is available in Bergen County on weeknights, Essex County on weekends, and online.... [More About Dave Imbriaco]
Craig, a master tutor, has a B.A. in English from UCLA and a M.Ed. in film production from USC, where he received a prestigious merit scholarship award for outstanding editing. Craig is a writer, filmmaker, and educator with 5 years of experience teaching, writing, and film studies at the undergraduate level. Craig has worked in the motion picture industry as a production manager, screenwriter, and producer, working closely with writers and directors to help them realize their ideas on screen. He now enjoys using these listening and partnering skills with students of all ages to help them express themselves with clear and compelling language. Craig continues to write and to consult with other screenwriters. In his spare time, Craig is an avid photographer and loves to hike, read, and discuss ideas with his own school-aged children.... [More About Craig Weisz]
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]
Ryan, a master tutor, is an educator who graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a B.S. in mathematics along with completing her certification for teaching, as well as earning her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership at Montclair. She is certified in mathematics and currently teaches Algebra I, Algebra II, College Algebra, SAT Prep and Accuplacer Prep. She is a caring and enthusiastic educator looking to share her passion for mathematics and help students overcome their difficulties understanding the many topics that mathematics covers. Ryan has worked with a wide range of students and is dedicated to making sure each student reaches their full academic potential. In her spare time, Ryan likes to spend time outside, hiking, running, and completing other outdoor activities.... [More About Ryan Yaiser]
Miguel, an expert tutor, is a graduate of Hudson County Community College (HCCC) with an A.S. in Physics, and is in progress of receiving his B.S. in Physics from Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Miguel has tutored college level mathematics and physics at HCCC as well as volunteered as a tutor for struggling high school-age students. He has a true love for mathematics and physics along with all the enthusiasm that comes with it. He strives to help students learn concepts while building their mathematics ability so that they can apply their understanding to a wide array of problem types and problem sets. In his leisure time, Miguel enjoys studying, playing guitar and piano, illustration, and photography... [More About Miguel Nieves]
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]
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]
Born abroad and taught in private Montessori schools, George is a native British English speaker and can tutor in both UKSE (United Kingdom Standard English) and GenAmSE (General American Standard English). He has taught grades 7-12, from foundational Language Arts to Honors and Pre-AP courses. He currently teaches Honors World Literature, Honors American Literature, and Journalism.
He has worked with the NJ Department of Education on its most recent state curriculum revision committee in 2018 and has presented workshops on student-centered learning with the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English. He was awarded the 2018 Teacher for the Dream Award by NJCTE for his advocacy in increasing the representation of people of color in humanities and education programmes.
George is experienced in tutoring students to succeed in high stakes tests, such as the NJASK, HSPA, PARCC, SAT, and Advanced Placement exams, specializing in writing composition and analysis of informational texts. His favorite genre to read and teach is the essay. He loves helping students find their voices and strengthen their command of the written word. His goal is to see all his students demonstrate academic growth and success, whether it's improving their basic literacy or refining their analytical and rhetorical skills.... [More About George Salazar]
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]
Paul, a master tutor, attended Rutgers University and received a B.A. in English Literature and a B.A. in history. He is a 46-year-old English teacher with 20 years of experience in his field and was born and raised in NJ. He has tutored students successful strategies for the SAT and ACT Verbal sections.
Paul enjoys creative writing and watching films. He also enjoys playing board games, video games, and role-playing games. His all time favorite film is "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly". His favorite book is "Ice and Fire".
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]
Amanda, a master tutor, has an M.Ed. from Rutgers University, as well as an M.A. in international affairs from the American University of Paris. Amanda is a passionate, creative and energetic teacher of French with an extensive background in ESL. As a teacher, she works closely with her students to make sure they acquire not only the material at hand, but also the skills needed to continue learning on their own. Amanda has been teaching in the classroom for 10 years on 3 continents in various countries including the U.S., France, China and South Korea. She has been the teacher adviser for the French honor society, the book club and the soccer club. She has tutored students in preparation for the SAT as well. Amanda is also an avid fan of history and literature. In her free-time she enjoys travel, reading and visiting museum exhibits.... [More About Amanda Mauder]
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]
David, a master tutor, is a teacher entering into his tenth 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. David has 18 credits of Physics from a Master’s program from NJCTL. He also is licensed to teach Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology at the middle school and high school level, and is capable of instructing Algebra 1 and Geometry. He has previously taught English 1 and 2 in Jersey City. Currently, he is in the process of obtaining his Ph.D in Molecular Biology. 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]
Dean, a master tutor, hopes each student will discover academic enjoyment. He started tutoring in high school, continued as a college student attending the University of Pennsylvania, and has been one ever since he graduated and returned to the New Jersey area. He previously taught SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Test preparation courses and worked for Montclair State University as an Upward Bound Summer Instructor introducing incoming students to college-level English. Dean focuses on one-on-one tutoring but is just as comfortable teaching in a small group and classroom setting. When not tutoring students, Dean works full-time as an IT professional for a global exposition company. In his free time, Dean serves as an adult literacy volunteer and teaches digital literacy courses for individuals with limited exposure to technology.... [More About Dean Garcia]
Tom, an expert tutor, is a graduate of Montclair State University. Specializing in social studies education, Thomas has been committed to providing students with engaging lessons and has worked with many different grade levels. Through Montclair State University, Thomas has learned a vast amount of techniques to best serve his students. Thomas has also earned his graduate degree from Louisiana State University in Curriculum and Instruction. In addition to social studies education, Thomas has also worked as a writing and reading coach for college students, helped individuals obtain their GED, and tutored students in preparation for the SAT/ACT. Thomas is currently working as a teacher in Livingston, NJ. In his spare time, Thomas likes to read, play volleyball, and do volunteer work with various charities.... [More About Tom Montesion]
Suezette, a master tutor, has a MFA in Writing and Poetry. She is also a certied teaching with a literacy specialty. She has taught for over 20 years, working with students from grades 6-12 and students at a variety of ability levels. Suezette has specific experience in: SAT Prep, College Essays and Applications, SSAT Prep, Writing Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Enrichment Activities, and Creative Writing. Suezette loves working with students to help them achieve their learning goals and needs.... [More About Suezette Given]
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]
Gerald, a master tutor, is a retired high school teacher. Gerald spent over forty years teaching various subjects in two high schools; everything from Math and Science to History and even Latin and Spanish I. During this time, he also tutored helping numerous students gain a better understanding of the material, pass their courses, and regain their sense of pride and confidence. Since retiring from full-time high school teaching, Gerald has taught GED/HSE classes in all four subject areas. Gerald is currently an adjunct professor at Saint Peter's University as well as Hudson County Community College, where he instructs in both the Sociology and the Education Departments.... [More About Gerald Grimmeyer]
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.
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]
Tom, an expert tutor, received his English BA and his English teaching certificate through New Jersey City University in 2016. Since then, he has worked with students across New Jersey. He is currently employed by the South Hunterdon where he works with a mix of special education students and general education students. Tom enjoys teaching and inspiring others to love reading and writing.... [More About Thomas Johanesson]
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]
Giovanni, an expert tutor, graduate from NJIT with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Physics and a minor in Applied Mathematics. He is a certified Elementary School Teacher and has been tutoring math for many years. Aside from Math, he is also well versed to tutor students in History. His father instilled a love of history at an early age.... [More About Raso]
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.]
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.
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]
Natalie, a master tutor, obtained her B.A. from Saint Peters University and her dual M.A. at Pace University. She holds a standard certificate in English in addition to Students with Disabilities on the secondary level. She is an educator with 5 plus years of experience working with students of all ages. She currently teaches 9th grade for Jersey City Public Schools. She is very good at building a positive relationship with students and understanding what the student is struggling with and providing strategies and ways for the student to master material. Natalie is passionate about her work and loves educating students. Natalie strives to instill a passion for knowledge and learning in her students. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, book discussions, cooking, gardening and traveling the world.... [More About Natalie Parkerson]
Nicole, a master tutor, has a B.A. from Rutgers University and a M.S. from Cornell University in chemistry. She is an educator with over 7 years experience tutoring middle school and high school students. She has tutored extensively; tutoring high school chemistry, SAT chemistry and SAT French. She adapts to the student's needs so as to help them develop their own potential and confidence. She is very patient and friendly and in her spare time, Nicole loves to read, hike and play tennis.... [More About Nicole Riffel]
Chesley, an expert tutor, graduated Montclair State University with a B.A. in English. She is a certified teacher of English and a professional tutor with experience in facilitating all of the vital reading comprehension and writing skills necessary to succeed at middle/high school, on standardized tests and beyond. She has worked at top rated learning centers as well as in student homes helping to build crucial verbal skills. She offers help with the verbal portions of entrance exams such as SSAT/ISEE, SAT, and ACT. Lessons include vocabulary building, exam strategies, timed practice, and homework. Chesley's services as an English tutor also include (but are not limited to) college application essay help, homework help, language arts enrichment, reading comprehension, proofreading, and grammar. Chesley has also worked as a freelance writer and enjoys singing and spending time with her daughter.... [More About Chesley Maldonado]
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]
Lauren, a master tutor, is looking forward to her M.A. in social studies education at Columbia University. During her undergraduate career, she was a tutor for her college, focusing in writing and reading strategies. is currently, a 5th year high school history teacher in New Jersey. She teaches students of all ability levels, and has experience working with students with special needs. She specializes in writing and critical reading strategies and help for both standardized assessments and school-help.... [More About Lauren Wells]
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]
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]
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]
Stephanie, a master tutor, taught grades 6-12 for over forty years in both public and independent schools. Stephanie taught English as well as Film Studies. Stephanie is an avid reader, loves film and developing her own photography skills. She also does needlework and is a teaching docent at a museum in New York City.... [More About Stephanie Acquadro]
Allie, an expert tutor, graduated Magna cum Laude from DeSales University with a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Biology. She officially began tutoring as a junior in high school and continued during all four years of her undergraduate college years. Allie received K-12 New Jersey teaching certifications in both Chemistry and Biology by completing the Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) program at Seton Hall University. She is currently working towards earning her master's degree in Instructional Design and Technology. She has always loved tutoring and her friendly and energetic demeanor allows her students to feel comfortable to ask questions and show their understanding of the content. Over the years, she has acquired many tutoring tips and tricks that lead her students to the rewarding "aha" moment of understanding the material. She has a passion for science and uses it to inspire and encourage her students! When she is not tutoring, she enjoys spending time outside (specifically hiking) and crocheting sleeping mats for those in need. She also plays various musical instruments, including guitar, piano, and mellophone!... [More About Allie Myers]
Salvatore, a master tutor, graduated from Kean with a Bachelor's degree in English and then earned his Post-baccalaureate Teaching Certification. Since then, he has been teaching English and yearbook classes at Colonia High School. Salvatore has worked with students of all ages and learning abilities. What he focuses on most with his students is the ability to boost their reading comprehension and to be able to write a well-organized, focused paper. In addition to these two ideas, he works with students to find their own voice instead of simply regurgitating information back. He never teaches a story the same way twice to keep the material fresh and adapts it to our current society. One of the most rewarding classes he teaches is a class where he works with Senior students who have yet to fulfill their graduation requirements. In the past two years, he has had a 100% success rate in helping students fulfill their requirement before having to take part in a state portfolio assessment. He has also worked with Seniors on refining their college essays and helping them plan out their post-high school education plans. In addition to teaching, Salvatore was the high school adviser for the joint venture with Colonia Middle School in the Big Brother/Big Sister Mentor Program.... [More About Salvatore Cerchio]
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]
Matt, a master tutor, graduated from Stockton University with a B.S. in Marine Science and a B.A. in Education. After graduating in 2012, Matt decided to get some field experience and shipped off to Alaska to work as a Marine Biologist on fishing boats. Matt returned the following year to begin his teaching career in the Edison Township School District, where has been for 5 years. When Matt is off in the summer, he has worked as an English teacher in France, and for the past 2 years works for a company called Rein Teen Tours, where he supervises teenagers on a summer adventure touring the world. Matt believes that all students should have an interactive learning experience, and makes learning fun so students strive to become life long learners. Matt is adaptable in any situation and rises to any challenge presented. His goal is to ensure his students are confident in their abilities. When Matt has free time, he enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures, working out, and practicing mixed martial arts.... [More About Matthew Mawn]
David holds a Master's degree from American University in International Affairs and a Master's from Hunter in Mental Health Counseling. In addition, his Bachelor’s degree is from New York University. David is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in working with teens, young adults, families, and individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Prior to beginning his counseling career, he was involved in international relations in Washington, DC, and lived in, and traveled to, over 30 countries. His diverse work and travel experience has allowed him to better appreciate the diversity of the human experience, and has enhanced his ability to connect with a diverse range of clients in a supportive and non-judgmental manner. His approach to counseling has also been informed by an extensive study of yoga and eastern philosophy. Whenever possible, he can be found in the mountains and rivers of New York and New Jersey, cooking and spending time with family.... [More About David Zimmer]
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]
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]
Tania, a master tutor, is a highly experienced, attentive, caring and motivated educator. She's had 11 years of teaching experience. She's taught 5th grade language arts, social studies and health. She's also taught 7th and 8th grade reading/writing. Her passion in her career is evident, it reflects in her delivery of lessons and in motivating students to be successful inside and outside the classroom. When she's not busy enriching young minds with knowledge, she enjoys teaching indoor cycling. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her dogs Sherlock and Watson.... [More About Tania Marrero]
Erica, an expert tutor, graduated from Seton Hall with a M.Ed. and is currently working with students who are dealing with emotional or behavioral difficulties in grades K-12. She is also an experienced 3rd-grade teacher who has worked with students in grades K-12 in language arts, reading, writing, math, science, and history. She believes that every child can learn, no matter what circumstances each faces. Erica develops a relationship with each student that helps inspire them to want to learn on a daily basis and makes learning fun. Erica has worked with special education students, gifted students, and all students in between. Her strengths include language arts, reading, writing, American history, Music, Art, and Science (Math and Science through 8th grade).... [More About Erica Perry]
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]
Asha, a master tutor, is currently a graduate student at Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Health Sciences, where she maintains a 3.95 GPA. Asha is a highly skilled English, Bio, Physics and Mathematics tutor. She can tutor college-level mathematics, Calculus I, II, III, Differential Equations, Pre-Calc. and Trig. and Algebra I & II. While her long-term professional interests lie in medicine, she is equally passionate about education. In college, she worked on an education project analyzing optimal science instruction methods. She also has extensive tutoring experience, which includes preparation for college entrance exams such as the SAT. Having scored in the 700s across all sections of the SAT herself, she has also helped a number of hard-working students improve their own scores from the 500's to 700's. Asha's tutoring style is modeling problem solving while asking students questions to develop their critical thinking capacity rather than simply handing them answers. Her well-rounded education and personable personality allows her to connect with students with diverse interests and aptitudes. She loves watching students develop academic confidence. In Asha's spare time she enjoy s running, reading and writing.... [More About Asha Singh]
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]
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]
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]
Myriam, a master tutor, earned her M.A. in urban education with a specialization in ESL has allowed her to better assist students in many areas of literacy. She has been an educator for over a decade, and has experience mentoring students with study techniques, reviewing college and high school research papers using MLA or APA format, implementing writing strategies for essays, and improving vocabulary during reading comprehension. In addition, Myriam's instructional experience as a social studies teacher combined with her dual majors (undergraduate degree) in history and political science have enabled her to provide and examine different aspects of history for historical context. If a student struggles with memorizing timelines, analyzing political cartoons, or understanding primary and secondary resources, Myriam has creative strategies to help said student. As an educator, she provides pupils with the necessary tools to succeed in both academia and in life. In her spare time, Myriam enjoys painting and playing tennis.... [More About Myriam Saint-Jean]
Glenn, a master tutor, returned to college in his early 50's. He earned a B.A. in literature from Ramapo College in 2011, and has gained certification as a NJ English teacher. He completed his student teaching in 2015, working at St. John's Academy (a k-8 Catholic school in Hillsdale, NJ) where he taught 5th graders reading, language arts and social studies. He has worked as a professional writing tutor, both privately and at Bergen Community College since 2008. He has extensive experience helping students (both English speakers and ELLs) develop effective study skills and improve the quality of their written assignments. Glenn is a mature, reliable, outgoing individual who works hard to get students focused and on-task. He is patient, and believes in bringing a sense of humor and a value-based philosophy to his work with students.... [More About Glenn Early]
Eve, an expert tutor, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a B.S. with honors and high distinction. Eve very much enjoyed leading formal study groups and tutoring individual students while pursuing her degree. She was eventually hired to lead the formal study group program in organic chemistry at the university upon recognition of her demonstrated commitment to her students. Eve has experience tutoring all areas of science including biology, chemistry and Physics. She is a dynamic tutor who will happily personalize her teaching style to each student and help the student develop an individualized plan for success.... [More About Eve Rosenheck]
Luis, a master tutor, has a B.A. in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry from Skidmore College. He has a M.A. in secondary science education in chemistry 7-12 from Columbia University Teachers College. In addition, he is in his third year where he is pursing his Ph.D in organic chemistry part time at Seton Hall University. Luis has 9 years of teaching experience including 5th and 6th grade science and math, middle school science, high school level chemistry and biology as well as college level general chemistry and organic chemistry. Luis feels that teaching is about conveying a love of learning and discovery as well. His career interests lie primarily in science education; focusing on secondary education in chemistry. His long term goal is to become a professor of Organic Chemistry with a focus on research in natural product synthesis that focuses on endocrinology, immunology and cardiology. The science teacher that he would like to be is the one who inspired those who want to pursue a career in science. Luis is a highly effective teacher who is passionate about helping his students understand the material they are learning and develop their critical thinking skills.... [More About Luis Alicea]
Diana, a master tutor, graduated from Union County College with an A.S. of chemistry with honors. Additionally, she earned a CRLA tutor diploma for her work with the students in the college. While tutoring, she helped students in chemistry, biology and mathematics. Besides tutoring, she has developed classroom experience due to the fact that one of her special projects at Union County College was to teach supplemental sections for chemistry lab. Diana also assisted students while performing their experiments. Moreover, she was an instructor for the structured study sessions in the college where every week she was assigned a chemistry chapter, and had to instruct the students. Diana has an extreme passion for the sciences and loves to share her passion with her students. In May of 2017, she completed her bachelor's of biochemistry and molecular biology at Drew University. Currently, she is at Fairleigh Dickinson School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to pursue her doctorate degree in Pharmacy and master's degree in Health Informatics.... [More About Diana Lourenco]
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.
Dalila, a master tutor, graduated from The University of Florida, receiving B.Ch.E. She then earned an M.A. in education from Montclair State University. She holds certifications in physical science, bilingual/bicultural education. Daila is an educator with 17 years of experience as a public school teacher in the New Jersey area. She enjoys teaching chemistry, physics, environmental science and Earth science. Her main goal is to help her students succeed. She achieves this by listening to her students closely. With so many years of experience, she is able to sense if the student is learning at the proper rate and makes adjustments as needed. When Dalila is not teaching, she loves to cook for her family and children, appreciate a great book, and watch a movie or show. She can be found at the gym doing spinning, yoga, pilates and zumba!... [More About Dalila Rosenstrauch]
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]
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]
Lindita, an expert tutor, is currently a graduate student pursuing a degree in business administration at Felician University. She has recently graduated from a private university with a B.A. in social and behavioral science from Felician University where she currently works as an institutional research analyst. Lindita has experience working as a para-professional where she assisted two students who had focusing difficulties. In addition, she worked as substitute teacher for three years assisted grades k-12 . During that time, she substitute taught 5 days a week for varied grades at three different schools in Garfield. Lastly, Lindita worked as a long term substitute teacher for a 4th grade classroom. She has high competency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word. Her compassion in helping students meet their true potential is very important to her. She tries to incorporate play activities during sessions when possible in making the educational experience be more enjoyable for students.... [More About Lindita Agastra (Berberi)]
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.
Nick, an expert tutor, is a graduate of Montclair State University with a degree in Molecular Biology. He has a passion for teaching especially topics pertaining to life sciences and he enjoys communicating information to others. Nick is currently applying to Medical School. Studying for the MCAT gives him a strong background with materials often covered in Science classes in schools across the nation. Nick has been both a peer tutor for fellow science majors, and a teacher of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Montclair State. His background in teaching a variety of practices allows his to instill many traits such as discipline, creativity, and resourcefulness, to name a few needed to succeed in demanding environments in others. He offers an open setting where individuals can feel their way through the material which aims to give students a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Nick's passions include science, BJJ, reading, and listening to podcasts.... [More About Nicholas Jascewsky]
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]
Anne, an expert tutor, graduated from TCNJ with a bachelor's in Elementary Education & STEM with biology concentration; she has tutored biology and SAT Reading & Writing individually and in small groups. She is adept with foundational concepts in SAT Writing & vocabulary and teaches effective strategies in SAT Reading Section as well. She is a prolific reader who has read over 800 books!
Anne teaches 7th and 8th grade STEM full-time, learns Mandarin on the side, and loves to read books/webtoons. As a middle school teacher, she emphasizes applications, leads concepts with examples, and provides supplemental online resources. Fun fact: she also has work experience from summers teaching abroad, Math League tournaments, and camp.
Evan, an expert tutor, currently attends Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck NJ, where he is majoring in Biology. He has great experience working with children, including mentoring physically and mentally challenged kids through the TOPsoccer program, tutoring grades 2-8 at his former middle school, where he also supervised after-care and homework support programs. He first gained experience tutoring his two younger siblings in subjects such as elementary level math and science; however, has since expanded his repertoire by completing a series of academically rigorous Advance Placement and Honors courses in: Biology, Chemistry, Trigonometry, Geometry, and Precalculus, and as such is well able to provide tutelage in said subjects. Attesting to his well-developed knowledge in these subjects is his reception of the Salutatorian Honor in high school by graduating 2nd in his high school class. He gives great credence to the tutors he received while in high school, acknowledging that they played a strong role in his academic development. He is a humorous, enthusiastic, and, above all, patient tutor who will always put forth his best effort in making sure his students understand any puzzling or difficult subject matter.... [More About Evan Guzman]
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]
PanteA, a master tutor, received her PhD in Film Studies from the University of Dortmund in Germany before immigrating to the United States in 2007. She also received 30 credits in math, and is an experienced math professor at several local colleges and universities. She is also an experienced tutor, helping students prepare for the ACT and SAT. PanteA is fluent in Farsi and German and can tutor in these languages as well.... [More About Pantea Bahrami]
Thi Bay, a master tutor, has been immersed in education and academia ranging from overseeing preschool education and teaching K-12 all the way to university lecturing and editing doctoral dissertations and academic journal articles.
Thi Bay began working in education as a K-12 educator for UC Berkeley’s Mathematics Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program and for the San Francisco’s Head Start Program. Later driven by a desire to provide disadvantaged students with support that extended beyond the classroom, Thi Bay worked for Instituto Familiar de La Raza, a community-based organization providing support to members of immigrant and underserved communities. In addition to facilitating school-based workshops and conducting individualized educational plans (IEPs) she also co-facilitated a theatre group.
Following relocation to New York Thi Bay interned for a Permanent Mission to the United Nations and worked briefly with the International Rescue Committee, leveraging her skills teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) as she also provided refugees with job readiness training.
After a stint in international banking, Thi Bay was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship to teach at a University in Vietnam. She taught Social Studies to undergraduate students and a combination of English and American culture to technical experts, government officials, and lecturers. She also created a vocational labor re-integration training program for victims of sex trafficking and volunteered as an English teacher at an orphanage and a Buddhist Monastery.
Thi Bay worked with Habitat for Humanity Vietnam during the 2009 visit to Vietnam of Former US President Jimmy Carter. She lectured at the Vietnamese extension of the Thai-based Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and researched Vietnam’s medical and engineering fields for Doctors without Borders. She edited news for a national newspaper and for news media pilots broadcasted by CNBC Asia. In 2013 she returned to Habitat for Humanity Vietnam as the Resource Development and Communications Manager.
Thi Bay has been a private tutor and an interpreter for the Italian Trade Commission since the late 90s. She has been editing doctoral dissertation since 2008 and in 2011 she also became a corporate Cross-Cultural Trainer. In 2014 Thi Bay returned to New Jersey. She continues to tutor, translate and edit and to occasionally lead National Geographic expeditions.
Thi Bay has a Master in International Affairs (MIA) with a concentration in International Law from Columbia University and a BA in Anthropology from San Francisco State University. Her passions are photography, martial arts, dance, creative writing, and travel.... [More About Thi Bay Miradoli]
Lucy, a master tutor, is an ESL Teacher. She has taught a variety of ESL programs throughout the years, such as push-in, pull-out, and the SIOP co-teaching model to English Learners in grades K to 12. These assignments have allowed her to apply the knowledge of second language acquisition strategies, classroom management skills, and instructional approaches she has acquired through her studies.
Lucy completed a Masters program at WPU in 2014, where she earned a Master’s degree in Education with Bilingual concentration. Her own personal experience with learning different languages has allowed her to be particularly sensitive to the needs of ESL students. Through her life experiences, which include extensive traveling throughout South America, Europe, and Asia, she has been able to gain an appreciation for different cultures and languages. She believes this appreciation is essential to be a successful ESL teacher.
In the summer of 2016, she spent four weeks teaching English to 1st and 2nd graders at the Nanjing Foreign Language School in China, a memorable and wonderful experience. Lucy has also taught Portuguese at Berlitz and at WPU, as well as ESL to adults at the Kearny Public Schools evening program and at Passaic County Community College.
Lucy enjoys being with people, is a team worker and a life-long learner who would love to instill a love of learning in her students.... [More About Lucy Dolin]
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]
Brandon, an expert tutor, is a very talented tutor who has helped students excel in mathematics and science. He is skilled at making complicated subjects appear seamless. Brandon tutors elementary math, middle school math, algebra I/II, geometry, trig, pre-calc and calculus as well as statistics. In addition, Brandon is well versed in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Brandon received a perfect score on the math portion of the SAT. He is a talented test prep tutor, chess and math and science tutor. He enjoys helping students to develop skills and confidence. In his spare time, Brandon likes to play and watch basketball.... [More About Brandon Sung]
Cynthia, a master tutor, is a professional writer with 20 years experience in publishing educational textbooks. She has been tutoring and substitute teaching for over 10 years. She teaches SAT/ACT College Test Prep - specializing in English Grammar, Reading and Writing. Cynthia is an avid historian, and her love of historical fiction led her to study to tutor the AP US History "APUSH" exam. She travels frequently and loves helping English Language Learners conquer ESL. In her free time, Cynthia loves to read, play mah jong, and cook. But, if she could stay in school her whole life she would!... [More About Cynthia Chazen]
Marisa, a master tutor, currently teaches Spanish 1, 2 and 2 Honors. Spanish is her first language and grammar is her passion in any language. Marisa is also fluent in Italian and is able to teach basic levels. Marisa received her BS from Montclair State University and earned her Masters in Education from Seton Hall University. Marisa also has 32 postgraduate credits in Special Education. She loves to travel, hike, ride her mountain bike and ski. She is the advisor of the Ski Club at the high school where she teaches. She also advises the Operation Smile Club, the Peanut Butter and Jelly Club and the Russian Club.... [More About Marisa Vosa]
Margarida, a master tutor, earned both her BA in Philosophy and her MA in Communication and Journalism from the University of Coimbra in Portugal. She has also completed the Teacher’s Preparation Program. Margarida is a native of Portugal, but has also spent time living in Spain. She is certified to teach both Portuguese and Spanish as a foreign language.... [More About Margarida Lousado]
Roberto, a master tutor, has been a teacher for the last 12 years for the Jersey City Public School District. He is a graduate of both Rutgers University and New Jersey City University where he received degrees in Psychology and Chemistry, respectively. Roberto has been fortunate enough to teach children from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. He loves sharing his knowledge of the sciences.... [More About Roberto Melo]
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]
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]
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]
Milan, an experienced tutor and medical student, graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science and studied Astronomy. He has over seven years of tutoring and teaching experience. His primary subjects are math through Calculus 3, various STEM classes, SAT, ACT, SSAT, and AP exams. In addition, he golfed at the collegiate level at a D-1 school. In his free time, he enjoys following all sports including football and golf.... [More About Milan Mistry]
Christina, an expert tutor, has a B.A. in history and two NJ teaching certifications in Elementary K-5 and Social Studies. She has worked as a substitute teacher in the Passaic School District and has also worked as a tutor for a number of year. Christina has experience working at a Middle School in a 7th grade classroom as well. Christina is currently working as a teacher in a special education school in Belleville, NJ. She teaches US history and world history at the high school level. Christina loves to write and has creative strategies that she implements when assisting struggling writers.... [More About Christina Salerno]
Melissa, a master tutor, earned her B.A. in elementary education from the University of Delaware, and is currently pursuing a M.A. in professional school counseling at William Paterson University. Melissa is a certified teacher with a specialized certification in mathematics. She is a highly qualified mathematics educator with 5 years of experience teaching grade 7 mathematics in Paterson, NJ. She also has 5 years of experience tutoring elementary, middle and high school students in both basic mathematics skills and standardized test preparation. She believes that confidence is the key ingredient to success, and she is very passionate about inspiring students through support and encouragement. Melissa develops a rapport with each of her students, which allows her to tailor each session to the needs and learning styles of each individual and make learning fun! In her spare time, Melissa enjoys reading, running, and spending time with her family.... [More About Melissa Maneri]
Meagan, a master tutor, is a caring, compassionate, and a thorough teacher and tutor. She graduated from Montclair State University in 2010 and holds three standard teaching certifications. She is currently an 8th grade teacher and has several years of experience teaching both middle school and high school students. This includes middle school math, elementary education, and dance education. Meagan believes that working one-on-one with students' through tutoring is a great way to build confidence and work through difficulties in a safe environment. She comes up with creative ways to teach material and tries to use different approaches to make math fun and useful for the future. In her spare time, Meagan likes to go for long walks, practice yoga, and volunteer at her local animal shelter.... [More About Meagan Salma]
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]
Adam, a master tutor, graduated from Montclair State University and has been a passionate educator for ten years. He loves working with students and encouraging the best work they can possibly offer! As a language arts teacher in West Orange and Livingston, Adam has been able to reach a myriad of ages within a diverse socio-economic group of students. On a daily basis, he's given the opportunity to learn the best strategies and implement them in his classroom (such as PARCC practice, readers/writers workshop, creative writing, persuasive and explanatory essay writing, and reading comprehension/analysis /evaluation.) This makes students able to achieve their greatest in class, on the PARCC test, and in life. Professionally, Adam has written curriculum for middle school English (readers/writers workshop model) as well as held a leadership position amongst his peers. He has kept himself to a high standard as an educator and has and always will expect the same from his students!... [More About Adam Wasko]
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]
Afia, a master tutor, has a M.A. in special education. She studied history and psychology during her undergraduate years. She is a certified k-6 elementary school teacher and a highly qualified k-12 social studies and psychology teacher. Afia also has experience teaching 6th and 7th grade math. She is currently working as a teacher in Paterson. Afia enjoys teaching and loves making lessons as hands on as possible to address the different learning styles of her students.... [More About Afia Mathlib]
Bianca, an expert tutor, graduated from Jersey City University with a B.A. in Social Studies. She has been working with students and molding young minds since 2008. She graduated from New Jersey City University and is a certified K-12 social studies teacher. Professionally, Bianca is currently teaching high school US I Honors, and AP Psychology at Don Bosco Prep; she has also taught US II and Economics at West Orange High School in addition to eighth grade American History in Kearny, NJ. Bianca strives to work with students to find out how they learn best, and implement the best strategies possible along with innovative activities that address and enrich the many diverse interests and needs of students. She is an enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student centered development and the learning experience. She keeps high standards for herself and the students she works with and emphasizes relevance of class material to the world beyond the classroom.... [More About Bianca Bravo-Mulligan]
Mike, a master tutor, has graduated from McNair High in Jersey City and was recruited for basketball at Centenary College in Hackettstown New Jersey. While at Centenary, he was invited to attend a M.I.P (Mathematics Is Power) program at Stevens Tech in Hoboken. He placed first on the entrance exam and first on the post test for completing Calculus II. Mike has been teaching for twelve years on the high school level. His motto is that mathematics is life, and life is logic. Students have the ability to understand mathematics at any level. math is not magic and tricks, it is just logic.... [More About Michael Jeter]
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]
SiTian, an expert tutor, is currently an undergraduate student at Princeton University. She has over two years of experience working with both middle school and high school students. Her tutoring experience has primarily been in test preparation. SiTian started tutoring in her junior year of high school, working with local high school students in preparation for the SAT's. She spent the summer of her senior year of high school teaching SAT classes in Manhattan. She continues to work with individual students as a volunteer SAT tutor for local Princeton students. SiTian believes in working with students to determine what strategies best suit their learning styles. In her spare time, SiTian likes nothing better than a good book and a hot cup of tea.... [More About SiTian Zhang]
Sally, an expert tutor, has been a professional educator for the past three years. She has had the pleasure of reaching out to students ranging in all ages in order to assist them with algebra 1 and 2, geometry, and calculus. When she is not assisting students, she's always looking for new ways to expand her knowledge and teaching approaches with fun tactics in order to make the learning process beneficial to not only her but the student as well. Sally has hosted tutoring sessions, made quizzes and tests, and assisted with SATs on multiple occasions.... [More About Sally Amoakoh]
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]
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]
Seleene, a master tutor, earned a B.A. in literature from Ramapo College of New Jersey. She then earned a M.S. in early childhood education and special education. Seleene spent the past 14 years in teaching. She has taught in various communities in New Jersey and in New York City. In each classroom, Seleene has taught children with an array of abilities in general and special education classes. She has worked with students with variety of learning, behavioral, and emotional disabilities. In addition, she has demonstrated success in student learning and satisfaction across several grade levels. Seleene's position with Newark Public Schools, as an inclusion teacher, gave her the ability to work with a diverse group of teachers and students varying in grade levels and abilities. In addition to working with teachers and students from pre-K through grade 8, she was able to provide different models of instruction in the inclusive environment.... [More About Seleene Lewis- Wong]
Tim, a master tutor, is currently a 7th grade social studies teacher. He graduated from the College of New Jersey in 2002 with a B.A. in history and secondary education. He received his M.A. in history in 2008 from William Paterson University. He has been a 7th grade teacher for fourteen years. He's taught mostly social studies, but also taught language arts for 5 years a well. He is highly qualified in elementary education grades k-8 in all subjects, social studies grades 6-12, and language arts grades 6-8. He has tutored students from elementary school through high school over the last seventeen years in a variety of subjects, mostly focused on homework help and test/quiz preparation. He looks forward to an opportunity to get back into tutoring on a more consistent level and help students achieve their academic potential!... [More About Timothy Cichewicz]
Thomas, a master tutor, graduated from Rutgers in 2014, earning his B.A. in mathematics has been teaching/tutoring students since his junior year at Rutgers University. He has worked with students from 3rd grade through 12th grade. He currently works at Cedar Grove High School where he teaches honors geometry, algebra II, and pre-calculus. Math has always been a subject he's enjoyed teaching because although it looks intimidating, it can be so simple when taught properly. One of his great enjoyments is seeing that "light bulb," moment when a student understands a concept and begins to challenge him or herself. He always encourages his students to ask questions and never wants them to be afraid to admit they do not understand something. He loves being able to build connections with his students and find out what they like outside of the classroom. In addition to teaching and tutoring, Thomas also coaches girls soccer and spring track. Sports were a big part of his life growing up and he greatly enjoys being able to share his knowledge with his athletes.... [More About Thomas Moogan]
Shaneze, a master tutor, has been tutoring for over 10 years for students ranging in ages 8-25. She's tutored in math, science, language arts and standardized tests. In undergrad, she tutored science/pre-med majors and as a result of her students excelling, she was offered a position to be a part-time biology professor at Rutgers. She loves bonding and connecting with her students. She is extremely flexible and will adapt to the learning style/needs of each student. She also creates her own lesson plans and tests that format real exams!... [More About Shaneze Gayle]
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.
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]
Joel, a master tutor, is a dynamic and innovative educator with over 25 years of experience as a principal and teacher. He has a BA in Education and teacher certification from the University of Manitoba in Canada and a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Touro College. He has extensive experience working with students who have learning differences and focuses on both academic remediation and building positive self-esteem. He currently is a faculty member of a Learning Center Division of a private school in Brooklyn, in addition to working with his private tutoring clients. His excellent communication skills have motivated and inspired students to achieve both academic and personal success. He particularly enjoys helping students acquire the gift of reading and is a certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner. In his limited spare time, Joel enjoys reading literary fiction and hiking scenic trails. His experience and background in both education and mental health would be valuable assets to help your child gain academic achievement and improved self-confidence.... [More About JOEL KENIGSBERG]
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]
Sherry, a master tutor, is a recently retired Spanish teacher and tutor for over 30 years. She has experience working with children ages 5-18. Her students have shown growth in their studies and appreciate her enthusiasm. She loves working with students and encourages them to be the best they can be. In her spare time, Sherry likes to read, play tennis and travel.... [More About Sherry Hans]
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]
Reginald attended Montclair State University, where he earned his Bachelors degree in Mathematics and is currently earning his Masters in Education. His experience in tutoring ranges from primary school (K-5) all the way to high school. He has coached students in mathematics and the sciences such as physics and chemistry at Montclair Kimberley Academy for 5 years! He makes learning math fun and easy. In his free time, Reginald enjoys watching football. He favorite team is the Philadelphia Eagles! He is looking forward to helping you pass your next class.... [More About Reginald Miles]
Saarah has over 10 years of teaching experience and enjoys working with students of all ages. She has been a STEM instructor for the last 3 years in New Jersey. She received her master's degree in Sustainability and Leadership and enjoys incorporating creativity in her classes. She is very passionate about taking care of the planet and teaching STEM related skills while making sure that her students are able to understand the material being taught on an individual basis. Saarah caters to her students' individual and unique learning styles in order to connect and engage with them in a meaningful and successful way. She enjoys reading and spending time in nature.... [More About Saarah Latif]
Vanessa, a Master tutor, has been an educator for 20 years. She has a BA in English and Literature. She is passionate about education and helping students to achieve their goals. She worked as a middle school language arts teacher. Currently, she assists at-risk students that are working remotely. She has an in-depth knowledge of NJ curriculum standards and takes a student centered approach to teaching. Teaching is an art that is constantly evolving and Vanessa reads and stays up to date on education studies to ensure that she can meet all students' needs.... [More About Vanessa Walsh]
Maria, a Master Tutor, is a certified educator who graduated from New Jersey City University in 2014 with a BA in Education. She became certified in working with the elementary school population as well as students with disabilities. Maria also minored in Psychology which prompted her to return to NJCU for her MA in Counseling. She has natural interpersonal and communication abilities, as she is consistently energized by opportunities. Maria prides herself as a reliable and hardworking individual. Her goals are to assist others in the development of academic self- sufficiency and to build up the confidence of her clients. Maria has over 10 years of tutoring experience and 7 years experience as a teacher.... [More About Maria Eliopoulos]
Wafa, a master tutor, is a highly skilled and dedicated teacher and tutor who can help both struggling and gifted students reach their potential. Wafa can supplement the instructions students receive in class and guide them toward study practices and aides that can help them excel. With 20 years experience as a teacher and a tutor, she is productive when giving individual students one-on-one as well as group instructions in language arts.... [More About Wafa Ayyad]
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]
Howard, a master tutor, received his B.S. from Northwestern University in communications and a M.S. degree in elementary education from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently teaching honors geometry. In addition, he teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th graders basic math and algebra. Whether it's mastering the multiplication tables, finding the rate of exponential growth or decay, or determining what kind of a triangle is a right triangle, Howard can help in making the proper connection. Howard believes math is a whole wonderful language of its own just waiting to be explored and indulged. He matches his style to the needs of the particular student and finds what that is by spending time with his students, talking and listening to what they have to say. He can tell how to approach any difficulty and make it into an easier and more rewarding exercise. When Howard is not burying his head in angles and averages he can be found backseat managing the Yankees, enjoying a good book, watching a good movie or play, or enjoying a romp with Maxie, his labra-doodle.... [More About Howard Bousel]
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]
Melisa, a master tutor, received her B.S. in elementary education with a concentration in Spanish from Iona College. She is a certified teacher with a passion for teaching. Melisa is currently teaching all subjects for 3rd grade but has 5 years of teaching experience as a Spanish teacher for grades K-8, as well as general education for grades 4 and 5. Melisa also has experience tutoring children from ages 5 to 18 years old in all different subjects and areas they struggle with. She is a hard worker with creative, current strategies and methods to better help children with their struggles and/or strengths. She is up-to-date with the latest technology which she feels is a useful asset to education today. Melisa bases her tutoring lessons on individual needs and on each student's learning style. In her spare time, Melisa enjoys spending time with family (as she had her first child in August 2013!), reading, and getting creative with Do-It-Yourself projects.... [More About Melisa Camacho]
Bob, a master tutor, graduated from the University of Scranton in 2008 with a B.S. in counseling and human service degree. After graduation he began working at a residential treatment center for high school boys for two years. He was then accepted into the Nashville Teaching Fellows, an alternative teaching program through Belmont University. Though the program he taught resource and inclusion in a middle school setting. In 2012 he received a M.A. in special education. This last summer Bob returned to New Jersey and became the behavioral disability teacher in school #2, an elementary school in Linden.... [More About Robert Cushing]
Valerie, a master tutor, is a certified elementary and special education teacher with 8 years of tutoring experience. She has a B.A.Ed. from Rider University. She also earned a special education k-8 certification from Centenary College. Lastly, she's earned an M.A. in educational technology from Marygrove College. She has training in Orton-Gillingham and Wilson multi sensory reading programs. She has taught in both general education and special education settings (self-contained, resource room, in-class support and inclusion.) She's worked with students from kindergarten through 8th grade in diverse, blue ribbon New Jersey school districts. Currently, Valerie is a learning specialist at Golda Och Academy, working primarily with students in kindergarten and 3rd grade. She specializes in providing differentiated instruction and making the appropriate accommodations to meet the needs of every student. This allows them to build confidence and reach their fullest potential. In her spare time, Valerie loves to read, jog, and go hiking.... [More About Valerie Bloch]
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]
Amanda, a master tutor, has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University with a minor in anthropology and math. Amanda is currently pursuing a graduate degree from Montclair State in the field of special education. She has been an educator with over 8 years of experience tutoring middle and elementary school students. For the past two years, she worked as an assistant literacy coach and Interventionist for grades 5-6. Currently, she works as an Elementary School Coordinator and 4th grade language arts teacher. Previously, she worked as a 2nd and 3rd grade teacher for 2 years. Amanda is a certified teacher in grades K-6. She worked for a non-profit tutoring organization for 3 years and provided independent tutoring to students in grades 2-8. Amanda tailors her tutoring sessions based on individual student needs and learning styles. Amanda works to challenge students when needed by increasing the rigor, while providing individualized differentiated instruction for lessons that are challenging to the student. She creates a rapport with students which allows them to feel at ease and build confidence in their own abilities through positive reinforcement. All this, while making learning fun, which Amanda believes to be an important part in helping students to develop an ongoing passion for learning. While working at Teacher Tutors, Amanda has also provided support with COOP Testing and other high school entrance exams. She also specializes in online and hybrid tutoring.... [More About Amanda Dudas]
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]
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]
Michele, a master tutor, graduated from Ramapo College of NJ, earning a B.A.
in psychology/elementary education. She then attended Long Island University, earning a M.A. in literacy. Michele is an educator with 13 years of experience teaching elementary and middle school students. She holds NJ certificates as an elementary school teacher, reading teacher and reading specialist. For the last 7 years, her focus has been working with 7th grade students as a reading specialist. Michele is passionate about helping students improve their reading skills and learn a love of reading. In her spare time, Michele enjoys reading, going to the beach and spending time with her young son.
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]
Greg, a master tutor, is a very passionate teacher. He treats all his students with love, respect, and care. He has been teaching for over five years and tutoring for over three years. He firmly believes that all children have the ability to learn. Nothing brings him more joy than when his students succeed. Greg is eager to meet and help your child achieve his or her academic goals. I love working with students and helping them reach their goals. In his spare time, Greg enjoys playing basketball, video games, going to the gym, watching movies, and going to sporting events.... [More About Gregory La Fortune]
Danny, an expert tutor, graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey, earning his B.S. in business administration. He is an educator who aims to help students reach their academic potential and aims to one day become a middle school math teacher. Danny's belief is that learning is fun and that anything can be achieved through hard work. His hobbies include exercise, basketball, baseball, and watching movies.... [More About Daniel Alonso]
Rharia, a master tutor, earned a B.B.A. from Baruch College. She then earned a M.A. in education from NJCU. She is a certified teacher who has been teaching for over 15 years. She currently teaches 2nd grade as a dual language teacher in Englewood, NJ. She has taught in all the levels; from pre-kindergarten to middle school. Rharia has spent most of her teaching career in elementary education, specifically second grade. Her teaching style is a combination of using visuals and manipulates in order to make the concepts more understandable and concrete for her students. It is also very important to Rharia that she build a rapport with the students, which brings forth a smooth transition into improving their learning.... [More About Rharia Zorrilla]
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]
Farzana, a master tutor, earned her B.A. from William Paterson University. She has attained her certification from Rutgers University and is currently pursuing her M.A. in bilingual education. She has more than ten years of teaching experience in a nearby public school district. She is certified to teach elementary grades k-5, special education, ESL., and bilingual students. She has taught students in preschool through seventh grade for both general and special education. She has taught students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and speech delays as well. Farzana enjoys working with any student needing a little extra attention and she proudly helps her students make strong gains in their academic and social skills. Also, Farzana is a handwriting expert having much success teaching students with and without disabilities proper handwriting habits that really stick. When she is not teaching, Farzana enjoys cooking, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.... [More About Farzana Ghani]
Marissa, an expert tutor, is certified to teach elementary education, grades k-6 and special education grade k-12. She graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in psychology and a M.A. in elementary education and special education. Marissa is currently a middle school mathematics resource teacher; teaching grades 6,7, and 8. Marissa is passionate about teaching and hopes to share her love of learning math with students whom she teaches. Marissa is a dedicated educator who wants to teach students various strategies to help them succeed, in a fun and engaging way, which adheres to each student’s individual learning style.... [More About Marissa Kane]
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]
Kendall, a master tutor, is a recent graduate from The College of New Jersey. She graduated cum laude with a B.S. in elementary education and a B.A. in psychology. Additionally, she has her New Jersey teaching certification in grades K-5. Kendall has many experiences working one-on-one with children and maintains a strong passion for helping others. Kendall is extremely caring, understanding, and hard working. Ultimately, Kendall loves making sure that her students are grasping material and demonstrating an understanding. In her spare time, Kendall enjoys spending time on the beach, traveling, reading, cooking, and exercising.... [More About Kendall McCarthy]
Nickie, a master tutor, received his M.A. in elementary education from Howard University and his B.S. from Mississippi State University. While obtaining his M.A., Nickie served Fairfax County public schools as an instructional aide and student teacher; while also completing his research on traditional style teaching versus teaching with manipulates in the elementary classroom and its benefits. Nickie is currently working with the Bright Kids Agency in NYC as a part time Teacher and a Contract Tutor. Nickie's passion is to have students reach success in the classroom by their own personal way of learning which has inspired his love of tutoring.... [More About Nickie Floyd]
Talin, a master tutor, has a B.A. in mathematics along with a teaching certificate in mathematics. She has experience teaching middle school math (algebra I and pre-algebra,) and basic skills, (literacy, writing and math.) Her tutoring style is very unique, with a focus on developing the weaknesses of her students and helping them build confidence. Her lesson plans are always interactive and targeted to keep the student engaged and focused, no matter the subject matter.... [More About Talin Kupelian]
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]
Jenna, a master tutor, earned her B.A. from Caldwell University in elementary education with an endorsement in middle school English. She has been teaching for 7 years and is currently teaching 4th and 5th grade language arts and social studies at a private school in Morris County. Her ultimate joy is her work. She loves everyday she gets with her students and enjoys helping them find their own love for learning! Jenna has been tutoring throughout the school year and over the summer for the past 3 years. Jenna is an energetic, loving and passionate woman who loves what she does!... [More About Jenna Baldo]
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]
Jessica, a master tutor, is planning on graduating college this coming May magna cum laude. Her major is in general and special education (k-8) and English. All her life she has wanted to do nothing but teach. She loves the satisfaction of teaching a new concept or a difficult concept to a student. She is very passionate about what she does and this, along with her vast experience inside and outside the classroom, will make her an outstanding tutor. She is very knowledgeable with modifying the work in order to benefit the student and she is willing to go above and beyond in order for the student to retain and learn the information being presented.
She has experience with both general education students and special education students from grade levels kindergarten through eighth grade. As of right now, she has taught two general education kindergarten classes, and fourth, fifth, sixth and eighth grade special education classes.
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]
Annamarie, a master tutor, has been an accomplished middle school science teacher for 9 years. Having taught sixth, seventh, and eighth grade science, she is able to effectively interact with a diverse population of students at a variety of academic levels, by making use of her own fun and unique style of teaching. From an early age, Annamarie has always loved to teach and started out as a dancing instructor. In addition, she also has a passion for science and received both her B.S. and M.S. in science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She initially worked in a hospital lab, where she taught medical microbiology. She then decided to attend teaching classes at New Jersey City State College so that she could assist younger learners. In 2010, Annamarie became a fully certified NJ state K-8 teacher with a specialization in science for grades 5 through 8. She has spent many years tutoring students both after school as well as well as privately especially for grades 6 through 8. Annamarie also has experience working with general education and special education in both formal and informal settings. She currently teaches eighth grade science at a public school in Bergen County where she continues to prepare students to be successful by understanding their individual learning styles.... [More About Annamarie Whittaker]
Siobhan S, a Master Tutor, is a middle school science teacher with a bachelors degree in special education. She holds teacher certificates for elementary k-5, and middle school science, grades 6-8. She is also a teacher of students with disabilities, all with highly qualified status. Siobhan has five years experience teaching middle school science where reading comprehension is incorporated in many lessons. She has been tutoring for two years in science and math. Siobhan enjoys traveling and exploring different parks with her dog.... [More About Siobhan Smith]
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]
Lindsay, an expert tutor, is a 6th grade English teacher with a passion for sharing her love of reading and writing with students of all ages. She has experience working with students of all backgrounds and abilities, and has even have tutored students in other countries such as Italy, France, and Spain! Lindsay would be happy to help prepare her students for the PARCC standardized assessment, assist with homework assignments, or most importantly develop an overall understanding and hopefully love for the subjects of reading and writing!... [More About Lindsay Fishman]
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]
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]
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, 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]
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]
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]
Jerry, a master tutor, has a BSW in Social Work from Indiana University. In addition, he served as a second lieutenant in the Army National Guard. He then pursued his career in the field of education. Jerry has more than twenty-eight years of experience. He has an Elementary K-6 teaching certificate, Middle School 4-8 Language Arts/Social Science, English 6-12, as well as a Teachers with Students with Disabilities teaching certificate.
Interestingly, Jerry even co-authored the book, "Your Child, My Student." He believes his role is to aid children to reach their full potential and he views teaching as an honor and a privilege. Jerry enjoys spending time with his three children and has enjoyed coaching basketball.
Gladys is a talented expert tutor. She received her Master's in Education from the College of New Jersey along with three teaching certificates including: Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Teacher of Students with Disabilities and K-6 Elementary teaching certification. Currently, Gladys is a 4th and 5th grade math teacher/learning specialist. At a young age, Gladys learned the importance of developing deeper and more meaningful relationships with her teachers and peers. She was a founding member of organizations both in primary school and in college dedicated to cultivating relationships, celebrating culture, and giving back to communities in need. Gladys believes that when we discover the strengths and skills that we have, then we can learn more about the world around us and how to navigate obstacles that come our way. In her free time, Gladys enjoys playing tennis and sitting at her craft station working on DIY projects. From experiences working and volunteering in different environments and with children of varying learning needs, Gladys has only grown in her passion to give back to the education system and inspire youth.... [More About Gladys Wu]
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]
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