Meet Robyn R
Robyn has been teaching elementary school children for 20 years. She received the honor of being named Teacher if the Year in 2016-2017 and feels that teaching is part of what makes her enjoy life!
Robyn currently teaches third grade and coaches JV High School Cheerleading.
In her spare time you can find her practicing yoga or relaxing at the beach
Meet Jacque S
Jacque specializes in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This includes enhancing writing skills. She’s also experienced in prepping individuals for standardized tests. She works with people of all ages and backgrounds including children.
Jacque believes people don't always remember what you teach them but they will always remember what you are. Because of this her style is warm, friendly and personal. She really enjoys getting to know her students so she can adjust to each of their needs as it pertains to learning.
When she’s not working she enjoys traveling and baking.
Meet Saelina K
Saelina K completed her B.A. degree in Economics and minored in Japanese from Rutgers University. Upon graduation, she briefly worked in a financial firm trading foreign exchange currencies.
She began teaching/tutoring students with a test prep company. She enjoyed teaching and this aligned with her life circumstance so she has been doing so since then. She has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of age group of students mainly tutoring for math and test preps. Working with students gave her an insight to which methods work better for different individuals so she uses a tailored approach.
She believes that in order to do well in math, practice makes it perfect. Patience and hard work are required and there is no short cut to it. But then mastery in anything requires practice.
On a personal note, she loves travelling to remote places where the civilization hasn't
reached yet, and to learn about different cultures and people. She’s a minimalist who
cares about efficiency, environment and truly appreciate performing arts.
Her favorite quote:
Books will open your mind, change your views and build your character. Time leads to
maturity and sophistication of your mind.
Meet Joseph D
Joseph graduated 3rd in his high school class and went to Cornell, where he majored in Near Eastern Studies and studied topics as diverse as history, sociology, literature, linguistics, biology, and chemistry.
Joseph takes pride in his ability to take seemingly difficult and complex subject matters and present them in a manner that makes them more accessible and relevant to students. He loves to work with students because he learns as much from them as they learn from him.
In addition to all SAT and ACT sections, Joseph teaches most high school subjects.
Meet Helen G
Helen was born in Brooklyn, New York and is a mother of two. After graduating high school, she attended a six-month kibbutz ulpan program in Israel.
Helen was a legal assistant at some of New York’s top 100 law firms. Over the course of 20+ years, she had the good fortune to work with prestigious, well- known, high-profile clients, courts, officers of national and international companies. Also, mastered the various disciplines of law: patent and trademark, corporate business, real estate and white-collar litigation.
Helen began her amazing second career as an English teacher, teaching English as a second language at some of Israel’s top language schools: Open University, Berlitz, private colleges and TriEnglish. Most importantly, to have had some part in helping students of all ages and at all levels, (the military and hi tech) advance their communication skills both personally and professionally.
The following quite identifies with her teaching method: Confucius: “If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake,” and the following quite identifies with her life’s views: Confucius: “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Meet Nancy C
Nancy is a retired teacher with over 30 years’ experience in elementary education and in special education. She taught Basic Algebra and Basic Skills as an adjunct teacher for Mercy College.
In her last 15 years of teaching, she was the resource room teacher for grades K through 5 where she taught reading, writing skills and mathematics in small group instruction. In addition, she was trained in the Wilson Reading Program and taught students who struggled with decoding. Her students made substantial gains using this method. Furthermore, she has always had a love for teaching mathematics.
She conducted professional development for the teachers in grades 3 through 5 and supported the teachers with materials in order for students to gain conceptual understanding and relate it to real life situations. This past year, she have tutored privately lower grade math and 6th/ 7th grade math.
Although retired, she feels great joy and satisfaction tutoring in a private setting.
Meet Lori W
Lori has been teaching for 18 years. She currently teaches Creative Writing and English Language Arts in a Special Ed school.
Her undergraduate degree is in elementary education with a minor in early childhood and she earned her Masters in Reading. She believes that children are a gift and possess diverse talents and capabilities.
She considers teaching a privilege to help facilitate their learning and academic growth and that each student learns in their own way and style. It is her goal to help students look beyond the four walls of a classroom. She hopes to instill in them a desire to become lifelong learners.
Meet David M
David loves bicycling, trying foods from all around the world, and traveling. He also loves
languages and can understand a bit of Spanish, Japanese, and Hebrew. He is a big fan of thrilling movies too. Teaching opens up opportunities for others to do things they might not have thought possible.
He wants to inspire his students to be able to do what they did not think they could do, as teachers have inspired him. He teaches English; reading, writing, grammar and speaking skills to beginners and advanced students alike. The most important thing for him is to get to know his students’ interests and learning styles. From there, anything is possible. He identifies with this saying by Federico Fellini - “A different language is a different vision of life.”
Meet Kathy L
Kathy has been teaching full time for 4 years. She has taught 5th grade, 3rd grade, and is
currently teaching on her second year of teaching kindergarten special education. Teaching is her passion as she loves to see how much students progress and grow throughout the years.
She would always try to teach her students to stand tall and never lose hope in themselves. Although, she teaches all subjects, she especially likes teaching reading, writing, and math.
When she is not teaching, she loves spending time with her 5 year old Yellow Labrador Retriever. She does not have children of her own yet so he is like her child!
Meet Noah C
Noah an Indian American high school student who enjoys playing soccer and frisbee in his free time.
He is a general tutor who trachea all academic areas, but his strongest subject is science, and Latin. He enjoys teaching, because it allows him to help other people improve in school, and hopefully be happier as a result. Noah makes sure that work gets done during lessons, but tries to make the students he tutors feel like hanging out with a friend, since he realizes that school can be very tiring.
Meet Ashley D
Ashley is a Middle School teacher in Bergen County. She has taught all elementary grades K-5, and specializes in Special Education. She teaches all subjects K-5, as well as Algerbra l & ll.
She graduated with her masters in Special education from The College of New Jersey, and with a bachelor’s in Women’s and Gender Studies. Since high school, she has worked in the
childcare field. She has experience as a camp counselor at a special needs camp and the Montclair YMCA, a teacher's assistant at a private preschool, and now I as a teacher.
Ashley has worked with children between the ages of 3 months and 18 years old and deeply cares about children. She has dedicated herself to fostering and caring for their development.
Meet Rachel K
Rachel tutors math related subjects, including Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Math grades 3-12. She loves to tutor because she has the opportunity to help students achieve their full potential. For her, teaching, and particularly tutoring is important, since she believes that every child can succeed, if given the right tools and methods that fit their way of learning.
When she teaches, she tries to empower the students to believe in themselves and have the confidence to continue trying until they fully understand. She teaches by the motto, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.”
She does not just help students “fish” or just get by in school. Rather, she teaches them methods and tools that will help them hopefully be able to be independent in the future. Rachel fills her lessons with energy and fun to keep students engaged, because she wants to foster a love of learning for her students.
Teaching to for her is training minds to think critically, and instilling confidence in students to
achieve their best.