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Tom Z.

Holmdel, NJ

$90/hour

Language Arts NJASK, PSAT and SAT Prep

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10+ Hours
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$90/Hour


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City University of New York (York College)
English
St. Peter's College, Jersey City
Master's

Education

City University of New York (York College) (English)

St. Peter's College, Jersey City (Master's)

About Tom

I'm a former journalist for The Associated Press for 30 years. I'm also a business owner, specializing in writing cover letters and resumes. I'm currently a part-time instructor at Brookdale Community College. I have taught a business writing course for adult education and a summer journalism camp for 7th to 10th graders.

Presently, I'm a full-time Language Arts middle school educator (6th, 7th and 8th grades) for the Jersey City Board of Education. I also teach in the JCBOE's after school programs for NJASK Prep (7th grade) and American Tutor Language Arts(5th and 6th grades). I have a B.A. degree in Journalism, Graduate Degree in Teacher Certification and a Masters Degree in Education. I'm K-12 teacher certified with Advanced Standing. I'm also a Kappa Delta Pi member (International Honor Society in Education).
I'm a former journalist for The Associated Press for 30 years. I'm also a business owner, specializing in writing cover letters and resumes. I'm currently a part-time instructor at Brookdale Community College. I have taught a business writing course for adult education and a summer journalism camp for 7th to 10th graders.

Presently,
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Holmdel, NJ 07733
In-person lessons
Art:
Film
English:
ACT Reading, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading,
SAT Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Career Development,
GMAT, Praxis,
PSAT, SAT Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball,
Football,
Soccer,
Softball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Baseball

I have providing baseball instruction for more that 20 years.

Basketball

I coached my son's HYAA basketball, travel and rec, teams in elementary and middle school.

Career Development

I own my own consulting business and specialize in cover letters, resumes and job interview techniques. I'm also a speech writer, provide public speaking lessons, and create advertising and marketing campaigns.

Elementary (K-6th)

I'm certified K-12 with advanced standing.

English

I'm a former supervisory editor for the Associated Press. I have taught a summer journalism camp and an adult ed. business writing class at Brookdale Community College. I also teach language arts at a middle school in Jersey City, a grammar and writing class in Matawan and I'm a PSAT and SAT English tutor.

Film

I'm writing my own screenplay and the actor Frank Vincent has asked me to write a screenplay for his latest movie project.

Football

I was a player, coach, and manager of Elmjack, POP Warner, YMCA and Freshman Holmdel football teams.

Praxis

I have a Master's Degree in education and I tutor in Language Arts for ACT and SAT tests. To prepare for the PRAXIS and GMAT assessments I employed several reference books and notes that I still possess.

Public Speaking

I own a consulting co. that specializes in speech writing and public speaking.

Reading

K-2 Literacy Coach, ELA Specialist (K-12) certified with Advanced Standings and a Master's Degree in Education. A long-time journalist (30+years) and author. I have also taught Business Writing and Journalism classes at Brookdale Community College.

SAT Reading

I have tutored students in Monmouth County in SAT Reading and Reading Prep for more than three years.

Soccer

I coached my son and daughter's rec and travel HYAA soccer teams in elementary and middle school.

Softball

I have been providing private instruction for more than 20 years.

Writing

I have assisted high school students with PSAT, SAT, ACT in reading and writing and college essays for the past five years, including my two oldest children. My oldest was accepted to, and graduated from, University of Delaware with a civil engineering degree and my oldest daughter was excepted and is currently in her second year with majors in fashion and business.

City University of New York (York College)
English
St. Peter's College, Jersey City
Master's

Education

City University of New York (York College) (English)

St. Peter's College, Jersey City (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $90.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tom will travel within 10 miles of Holmdel, NJ 07733.