Award-Winning Reading Tutors in Washington, DC
Rayna "By helping adolescents to define themselves based on their own talents and a valuable self-worth instead of trying to meet someone else’s expectations, we can build students' confidence and academic success. We all have the right and responsibility to accept ourselves by defining who we are on our own terms and knowing what we stand for. This intricate balance can be achieved through increasing the availability and visibility of positive role models, advocating for participation in extracurricular activities, and educating students about goal setting and having high expectations for themselves.."
Holly "...I earned a degree in English Literature, with a minor in History, from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching, with a concentration in early childhood and elementary education, from Pacific University in Eugene, OR. In the future, I hope to teach aspiring teachers in a college of education. Teaching is truly a passion of mine - I believe that students deserve to work with someone who respects and affirms them, helps them develop self-efficacy, and pushes them to reach their potential..."
Jeffrey "...Writing is a difficult craft to master and holds endless possibilities. I enjoy the outdoors and am most content being in nature with a good book or talking with friends around a campfire. I am an 80's enthusiast and appreciate thoughtful and evocative films..."
Brigham Young University - BS, Psychology
State Certified Teacher
Jessica "... I am now a student at University of Maryland School of Medicine and hope to go into the field of psychiatry. I have a variety of teaching experience that ranges from teaching GED material to incarcerated men and youth, to individual test prep for high school students, to teaching prep classes for matriculating medical students. I am available to teach a variety of subjects but I am most passionate about math, science, and test prep..."
Georgetown Universtiy - BA, Psychology
Maryanne "...My experiences working with students during college propelled me to apply for the program Teach for America before graduation. Teach for America places recent college graduates and working professionals in schools located in low-income areas. I moved to Phoenix upon graduation to teach elementary school in a public charter school..."
Alex "...I am currently working towards my Masters of Business Administration part-time at the University of Baltimore and Towson University. After graduating from WAU I spent a whole school year teaching at a small private Pre-K-8th multi-grade classroom school. I taught History/Political Science and Bible for all of the grades, and taught reading for Kindergarten and first grade..."
Michelle "... Since graduation, I have taught seven years as a special education teacher in an elementary school, tutored students after school in reading and math, at home tutoring, and ran a program for high school credit recovery in that district. My favorite subject to tutor is reading because reading lays the foundation for all other learning. I am passionate about instilling the love of learning in others and I use that passion to help students become successful not only in what I am teaching but in life as well..."
Deva "...I've taught children, adults, high school and college students, as well as graduate students. My main teaching experience is with college students, but I enjoy the challenges of working with all levels of learning. I earned my Ph.D. from Georgetown University in German Studies in 2012, and my MA from the University of Chicago in the Humanities..."
Rebecca "...I hold multiple degrees and certificates in English Literature, English Writing, and Professional Writing. I also have 6 years of experience tutoring and teaching in students of all ages in K-12 schools and universities. I believe one-on-one tutoring is the best format for working on language skills, and I am passionate about helping students express their unique voice with ease and confidence..."
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus - Bachelors, English
The Catholic University of America - Masters, Library Science and English
Rachel "...That being said, seeking guidance, assistance, and possibly structure when struggling with particular concepts and assignments is every bit a part of the independent learning process. It's cliche, but I do believe there are no questions that should not be asked, and that the unexamined life is not worth living. To me, the quest for knowledge reigns supreme, and the wisdom (along with good grades on assignments and exams at school) are icing on the cake and indicative of a successful inquiry process..."
Bard College - BA, Environmental studies; Russian & Eurasian Studies
Monterey Institute of International Studies - MA; MBA, MA-International Environmental Policy; MBA- International Business Administration