JOAN C.

Joan is a veteran teacher with a Master’s degree in Elementary Education.  She spent 14 years teaching, both in elementary and middle school classrooms. She has tutored privately in Westchester and Fairfield counties for the past 15 years.  During Covid, Joan homeschooled families in the local area. Currently, she works with elementary students in all subjects as well as middle and high school students in English and history. Joan also supports students’ writing, study skills and executive functioning.

 

ALBERTO L.

Alberto is a mathematics teacher, who currently teaches at Stamford High School in Stamford, CT. Alberto is from Quito, Ecuador. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronic Engineering from University of Armed Forces ESPE. Sangolquí, Ecuador. He obtained his Teacher Certificate from the ARC program (Alternate Route to Teacher Certification) in Goodwin University at East Hartford, Connecticut. Alberto has experience teaching Middle School Math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus. In addition, He taught coding for elementary, middle and high school students.

Alberto is passionate about knowledge, and helping others to improve their integral development.

MOHAMEDOU T.

Mohamedou is an experienced educator whose background includes over 20 years of teaching all levels of Chemistry as well as algebra-based Physics courses at several top boarding schools in the US (Exeter, Lake Forest Academy) and abroad (King’s Academy, in Jordan). He received a PhD degree in macromolecular chemistry from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, in Paris, France, and a Master’s Degree in Education (curriculum and instruction) from National Louis University, in Wheeling, IL.

Mohamedou looks forward to sharing his passion for science and math with the students. According to him, very few things provide as much personal satisfaction and sense of purpose as sharing knowledge and helping others gain confidence and succeed.

Mohamedou has been a soccer coach and dorm parent for over 20 years. He is also a creative amateur woodworker, and he likes to spend some of his free time on woodworking projects when he is not traveling. Mohamedou speaks five languages fluently.

ANNA MARIE T.

Anna Marie studied economics and finance at Columbia University. She has worked on Wall Street as a research analyst. She has always loved solving puzzles and math problems ever since she can remember.  Anna Marie has been a math teacher since 2016 and a tutor for more than 10 years. She is currently an Algebra 2 teacher and most recently a middle school math teacher in the Regis High School REACH summer program. Anna Marie enjoys sharing her knowledge of math and a life-long learner in the fields of languages, philosophy, and the humanities. She turns to dance, a good walk, or Tai Chi to refresh her well-being.

 

AUDREY P.

Audrey is a native French speaker and has an undergraduate degree in French and a minor in Psychology from the University at Albany. She received a Master’s degree in French Literature from Queen’s College. She has been teaching French for 12 years to students in grades 7-12, including all levels from beginner French students to advanced high school students. She also has had experience tutoring students in French from as early as 5 years old in speaking, writing, listening and reading.

She is eager and excited to share her passion for the language and culture with others, meeting every single one of her student’s needs as they embark on this adventure.

“To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world.”

– Chinese Proverb

NOREEN E.

Noreen brings fun and enthusiasm to tutoring.  She loves to learn and shares this excitement with her students. Noreen earned a Master’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Manhattanville College.  She graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.   Noreen has extensive tutoring experience providing executive functioning and academic support to students with various learning styles.  Noreen has supported students to understand classroom lessons, complete homework, and learn study skills for quizzes and tests. Her goal is to promote skill development in all academic areas, as well as in the areas of time management, organization, and self-advocacy.

Noreen has been teaching for the New York City Department of Education for twelve years as both a general education teacher and special education teacher.  She currently serves as a co-teacher for reading, writing, and math in grades four and six in Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classes. Although the majority of her experience is with students with IEPs, Noreen has a passion for teaching all students.  In her free time, Noreen enjoys spending time with her family, reading and gardening.  She resides in Ardsley.

 

 

CARMELINA L.

Carmelina has been working as a New York City public school teacher for 17 years.  Carmelina graduated from Lehman College with an undergraduate degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Childhood Education (1-6) from Fordham University.  As she began her career as an elementary school teacher, she realized that her passion was helping children to master literacy skills.  After obtaining a second master’s degree as a literacy specialist from Lehman College, she continued to support students outside of the classroom as a Response to Intervention teacher.  Throughout her tenure, she has taught in a second grade general education classroom as well as a second grade integrated co-teaching class. Currently, Carmelina teaches third grade in an Integrated Co-Teaching classroom.

JACK H.

Jack K. has a background in Human Rights and secondary education. He has taught a variety of humanities topics for the past six years in New York and Connecticut. Jack began his teaching career in Harlem, New York, and now lives in New Haven, CT. During that time, he has developed curricula for AP World History, AP U.S. History, 9th grade English Language Arts, and 9th grade U.S. History. He is also a mentor for several college-bound high school students that are looking to perfect their college applications.

 

CHARLES R.

Charles teaches Advanced Placement US history and is Director of the Learning Academy at Notre Dame High School in Fairfield.  He is certified in social studies grades 5-12 and as a special education generalist in grades 7-12.  Before teaching, Charles received a BA in history from the University of Colorado in Boulder and studied European integration at the University of Amsterdam.  After fifteen years as a real estate developer and asset manager in commercial real estate, Charles pursued his calling as a teacher after receiving his Master of Education at Manhattanville College.

Charles’ Learning Academy program addresses the needs of students with moderate learning challenges who require accommodations beyond the scope of traditional special education.  He works collaboratively with teachers in all core content areas and can teach a wide variety of content.  His work also includes developing executive functioning skills and strategies that address the unique needs of his students.

He is also highly qualified for standardized test preparation, writing, and college admissions essays.

Charles was born in New York City, raised in Bronxville, New York, and resides in Fairfield with his wife and two daughters.

AMY S.

Amy has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Brandeis University and a graduate degree in Literacy Education, Birth-Grade 6 from Fordham University. She taught elementary school for 18 years, with a primary focus in grades 3-5. She currently works as a content designer for a large Edtech company.

Amy is a big advocate of Carol Dweck’s Mindset book and uses “growth mindset” language both in her curriculum writing and work with students. She enjoys delving into all subjects, be it writing, math, reading, grammar or social studies. She loves using manipulatives and visual aids, especially when learning math concepts, as well as making learning come alive through real world application. With ELA concepts, it is her ultimate goal to help students love reading and uncover the beauty of writing as a form of self-expression and actualization. Amy aims to help each child grow their self-confidence, encourage a true love of learning and ultimately blossom into their best self!