Rhode island School of Design (Fine Arts)
Bard College (Master's)
Hofstra University (MEd)
I have over 20 years of teaching experience in NYS Public and Independent High Schools and understand that students bring their own learning styles and unique gifts to the world. Sometimes one just needs support and guidance to take their work to the next level. I have taught middle school and high school Language Arts, Global History, AP Art History and Studio Art and can help you find success in school assignments and on standardized tests.
In addition to my work as a classroom teacher, I have tutored students on SAT Reading and Writing and the ACT. I hold certification in NYS Secondary Education and Waldorf Education. In addition, my experience as a High School Advisor and English teacher inspires my enthusiasm for coaching students through the college application process. I can help you develop a strong college essay that will express your unique vision and catch the attention of college admissions officers. My passion for teaching and dedication to student success inspires the development of creative strategies to help students achieve their goals. I take a holistic approach to education, geared to help you discover your own special strengths.
I specialize in reading, writing, literature study, essay writing, creative writing, vocabulary development, research paper skill development and standardized test preparation. I have extensive knowledge of the middle school and high school literature and writing curriculums. I have experience helping students write successful college application essays. In addition, I have experience teaching ESL students.
I have a minor in Art History and have taught AP Art History. I have extensive knowledge of world Art History and have tutored college students toward the creation of successful Art History research papers. My passion for Fine Art has taken me to over 100 museums worldwide!
I am available to meet you at a local library or another mutually convenient location. At our first meeting I will assess your unique needs and create a plan to help your realize your goals. Future lessons will include skill development and confidence building. My instruction will be tailored to meet your particular learning style. Learning can be fun, joyful and empowering! I look forward to meeting you and supporting your future academic success. I have over 20 years of teaching experience in NYS Public and Independent High Schools and understand that students bring their own learning styles and unique gifts to the world. Sometimes one just needs support and guidance to take their work to the next level. I have taught middle school and high school … Read more
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