Desiree has been an elementary school teacher for over twenty years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Hofstra University and a Master’s degree in Reading from Lehman College. She began her career teaching in the New York City Public Schools and has spent the last 18 years working in Westchester County. She has taught first, second and third grades. As a general education teacher she has also worked in her district’s ICT (Integrated Co-Taught Classroom) model where she taught alongside Special Education teachers. This collaborative work has given her the unique ability to identify specific needs and offer students a variety of learning strategies and methods to help ensure student success. She is a member of her district’s English Language Arts Committee where she works with fellow teachers, reading specialists and district leaders on curriculum.
Desiree has been tutoring students throughout her career. She enjoys working individually with students and their families. She brings her years of experience, multiple learning strategies and a host of resources to each child she tutors. She enjoys nurturing relationships with her students and their parents. Working to meet individual needs is her ultimate goal.
Aimee Campbell has over sixteen years of elementary and special education teaching experience. Currently based in East Hampton, Aimee has taught on the East End of Long Island, Connecticut and Louisiana. She possesses a Master of Professional Studies in Elementary (PreK-6th) and Special Education (K-12th) along with a TESOL certification. Aimee is highly trained in multisensory and creative teaching strategies such as the Orton-Gillingham method and specializes in teaching struggling and reluctant learners. Interestingly, prior to her teaching career, Aimee earned a Master of Arts degree in Archaeology from Washington State University and worked on Native American archaeological digs in the Pacific Northwest and the African Burial Ground Project in Lower Manhattan. Students love working with Aimee because her lessons are engaging, interactive, and rewarding.