For 25 years, I have had the privilege of working with K-12 students, in a classroom setting, in a one-on-one tutoring environment, and at colleges and universities in California, Missouri, New York, and Connecticut. My expertise includes reading, language basics, writing, study skills, SSAT, ISEE, PSAT, SAT and ACT I owned my own tutoring business in Los Angeles and also tutored with Sylvan and Huntington Learning Center. I have worked with the Westport and Fairfield Public School Distr... [more]
I hold an undergraduate degree in journalism, a graduate degree in education, and have worked for newspapers and magazines as a writer and editor for several years. As a teacher, I have taught English and writing at the elementary, secondary, and college level, and have counseled many students on preparing essays and other writing projects. I have published two books and have also led numerous workshops and seminars on writing and editing across the country and abroad.
I have an active K-12 credential through the state of California; and an active K-6 Connecticut teaching credential. I taught elementary and secondary school for over 7 years.
I taught study skills for Sylvan and Brittanica Learning Centers. I also owned my own tutoring company and developed and taught a study skills class for students elementary through high school for over five years.
As part of my credential program in graduate school, I was required to learn cursive techniques for teaching elementary school children.