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Lisa-Fatimah A.

Caring, Bilingual, Multisensory Orton-Gillingham Associate Educator

Atlanta, GA (30327)

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Greetings Great Scholars!

It is my pleasure to only work with families who are seriously committed to excellence.

I design culturally congruent, personalized, multi-sensory, differentiated lessons that address each scholar's epistemology, fluency, ability, and comprehension. In order to reduce academic stress we will begin with the END in mind (backwards design.

To be successful you must show up with a POSITIVE-CAN-DO attitude and NO excuses! Smile!

With more than 17 years of combined experience in education, (which includes Orton-Gillingham Associate level training by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators), technology, radio, media, corporate law, and child advocacy, I bring a wealth of experience to the tutoring table.

It has been my privilege to touch the lives of scholars who are children, teenagers and adults from local, international, migrant, and affluent families. Many of my students have been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, Mild Tourette's, Turner's syndrome, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, and/or deemed "at-risk."

"Lisa-Fatimah creates one of the most dynamic and engaging multi-sensory classroom environments for traditional and learning challenged students alike. She is that rare combination of integrity, scholarship, creativity and determination. She exemplifies the best in the teaching profession." -Dr. Martha Hennington, Ed.D, Brooklyn College.

EN ESPAñOL • • • Nació en el pueblo de Brooklyn, Nueva York en una familia de abogados y educadores multiculturales y trilingües (inglés, español y árabe), Lisa-Fátimah es una talentosa educadora bilingüe.

Las metas de la Sra. A. incluyen: crear un programa unico de educación. Ha desarrolado un programa que incluye los elementos principales de la gramática y la comunicación hablada en clases de estudiantes-triunfadores de diversos grados y niveles.

Los alumnos de señora A. han incluido adultos, hispanoparlantes, norteamericanos, africanos, europeos, a siáticos y estudiantes (los que asisten escuelas primarias, secundarias y colegios) y unos con dificuldades de aprendizaje y diagnosticado con: ADD, ADHD, La dyslexia, Disgrafía y los síndromes de Tourettes y Turner. La señora Armorer ha recibido buenas notas en sus evaluaciones en instrucción (en múltiples niveles desde 1998).

EN FRANçAIS . . . Lisa-Fátimah est née à Brooklyn, New York, d’une famille de traditions familiales distinguées. Elle dit qu’à part la naissance de sa fille, enseigner et apprendre de ses élèves a été une des plus grandes joies et des plus grands défis de sa vie.

Elle connaît bien les besoins des enfants, des adolescents, et des adultes qui viennent apprendre, y compris ceux qui ont des problèmes tels que syndrome de déficit d’attention, La dyslexie, dysgraphia, manque de concentration, et les syndromes de Tourettes et de Turner.

EM PORTUGUêS • • • Nascida e criada em Brooklyn, Nova Iorque, em uma família de professores criativos, atores e advogados renomados e com tradições familiares distintas, Lisa-Fátimah é uma educadora e estudante de lingüística que entende as nuances das diversidades culturais, dos significados existentes em diferentes sociedades, e das variações do ensino de acordo com os tipos de alunos em uma turma”.

Com 10 anos de experiência, Lisa-Fátimah oferece um serviço personalizado na área de Educação Lingüística. Uma educadora com experiência com jardim de infância, ensino médio, segundo grau, adultos e estudantes que tem como língua nativa o Espanhol e o Inglês e dyslexia e disgrafia.

A. Sra. A. com preen de as necessidades dos adultos, dos adolescentes e das crianças nos primeiros anos de esc ola, incluindo pessoas que não são fluentes na língua inglesa e hispânica. Também possuí competência para ensinar alunos com um passado escolar ruim, diagnosticados com Distúrbio do Déficit da Atenção e Dis túrbio Hiper-ativo do Déficit da Atenção ou com nível baixo de Síndrome do Tourettes e de Tuner.

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Lisa-Fatimah’s subjects

English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Salsa Dancing, Songwriting
Salsa Dancing, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
Salsa Dancing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish


I taught Spanish and English for two years at Brandon Hall exclusive boarding school, wherein my students were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), ADHD, mild Tourette's, Turner's syndrome and auditory dyslexic. I designed culturally congruent and personalized lessons to enhance student learning, and shared global axiologies. My students include at-risk children and teenagers coming from indigenous, disenfranchised and prominent local, national and international homes.

Elementary (K-6th)


From 1995 to 1998 I taught ESOL and Spanish enrichment to students in grades K - 5 at Goethe German Language Institute, Winona Park Elementary school, College Heights Elementary school and Montessori at Emory. I was specifically contracted by Goethe to teach reading, writing and speaking to the elementary school child of a high ranking Korean corporate executive.

Public Speaking

Possessing an inimitable delivery style and powerful prose, I was dubbed the "Voice of Atlanta" and top 5 co-host candidate for CNN's “Talk Back Live" program.
I received honors in speech, bilingual writing and content development. For more than 20 years I have worked in the areas of education, broadcast media and publishing. As a broadcast engineer, producer and host for public affairs and multilingual radio programs, I am well versed and equipped to assist candidates in the areas of Speech, public speaking and accent reduction. Personable, pioneering and erudite, I have written speeches for political candidates, and guided both native and non-native English speakers, and helped them to address and surpass their public speaking goals.


I teach and have taught bilingual educational theater and world language using theatrical paradigms for more than ten years.

This instruction includes writing original monolingual and bilingual scripts, and empowering my scholars to do so as well.

I have had the privilege to teach at public, private and independent schools, halls and on-air (radio). These institutions include, but are not limited to: The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Billy Holiday Theater, The Youth Worker's Program (NYC), Brandon Hall School, Georgia State University, Morrow High School, The Latin American Association, Milán International School Scholars, WBAI, 99.5 FM, WRFG, 89.3 FM, and Stone Mountain High School.

It has been my privilege to use drama as a source of communicative-educational art which reduces the effective filter and empowers students. My students who are (or have been) LEP (Limited English Proficient), at-risk, and/or diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Tourette and Turner's syndrome learn to present on the small and large stage as they gain life-long public speaking/acting/directing skills, confidence and have fun!

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Georgia State University (S-International Busi)

Georgia State University (Graduate Coursework)

Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $108.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Hourly rate is PER scholar. Group rates are facilitated per case. Confidentiality agreements are offered to corporate, multinational and publicly recognized/celebrity clients upon request.

Travel policy

Lisa-Fatimah will travel within 20 miles of Atlanta, GA 30327.

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