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Meryl O.

Engaging Enrichment and Support by Childhood Educator - All Subjects

Pasadena, CA (91104)

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I am a NYS certified early childhood and childhood educator (Birth-grade 6). I have my M.S.Ed from Bank Street College of Education, a prominent progressive education institution in New York City. I have worked in classrooms from pre-k through 5th grade in both independent and public schools. I have been tutoring private clients outside of the classroom setting for several years, and have found tutoring to be the most effective and fulfilling teaching experience in my time as an educator. It is for this reason that I decided to make private tutoring a full time pursuit!

My approach is to take full advantage of the 1:1 ratio by getting to know my students’ interests, personal development, special needs, and academic goals. I then design a custom curriculum that engages each student's curiosities and offers hands-on, meaningful learning experiences. In this way, I am able to meet each student where they are academically and provide both enrichment and support. This personalized approach allows students to remain confident and engaged in the curriculum both at home and at school. I am able to adapt to the modes of learning my students are accustomed to due to the wide variety of school settings I have taught in. My clients have ranged in age from 4-12 from a variety of school backgrounds, with a wide range of goals. I am also available for homework help, and test prep.

I look forward to hearing from you about your child, their academic goals and needs, as well as how I might help!


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Meryl’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Elementary (K-6th)

I graduated from Bank Street College of Education in May 2013 with a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Childhood Education. I have my initial certification in early childhood education and childhood education from New York State. I have over two years classroom teaching experience ranging from pre-k to 5th grade in both public (magnet and charter) and independent schools. I have been tutoring for over two years with clients ranging from 4-12 years old.


I graduated from Bank Street College of Education in May 2013 with a dual degree in early childhood education and childhood education. As part of my graduate school I took several courses which included material regarding phonics instruction, including, Language Acquisition, and Reading Writing and Language Arts for the Elementary Grades.

I have over three years classroom teaching experience ranging from pre-k to 5th grade in both public (magnet and charter) and independent schools. Last school year I taught Kindergarten and spent a large portion of the year teaching my students basic phonics concepts.


I have been involved in theater since I was a child. I received my BA in theater from Occidental College. I have been involved in all aspects of production: acting, scenic carpentry, scenic painting, directing, dramaturgy, choreography, stage management, lighting, set deign, etc.

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Occidental College (Theater)

Bank Street College of Education (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

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Meryl will travel within 40 miles of Pasadena, CA 91104.

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