Bard College (History)
New School University (Graduate Coursework)
Charles Wagner is an experienced writer, editor, and communications professional who is available to teach English as a Second Language, English grammar. test preparation (SAT, TOEFL, etc.), and composition.
He spent more than a decade as the in-house writer and communication strategist at a small, boutique advertising agency specializing in higher education. While there, he produced award-winning student-recruitment publications for a diverse array of client institutions, from Ivy League universities to small religious colleges.
Charles served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), where he taught English and Social Studies at a rural mission school. Charles subsequently taught English as a second language at several private schools in New York City. He has also taught English in Japan.
As a tutor, Charles is patient yet persistent, challenging students to achieve new levels of knowledge and confidence as both speakers and writers. He has a good sense of humor and communicates well with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
He earned a B.A. in history from Bard College and pursued graduate study in political science at the New School University. Charles Wagner is an experienced writer, editor, and communications professional who is available to teach English as a Second Language, English … Read more
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I have taught ESL in Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer, in several private ESL schools in New York City, and in Japan.