Are you looking for help with college application essays? Do you want to brush up on your written communication skills or polish you resume for job applications? Do you need clarification of homework assignments? Could a tutor help you to organize your time and plan your out of school activity schedule? I would be happy to help you, or your child or your spouse or best friend, with these challenging tasks. I\'m comfortable with all age groups and have experience with most. You see, I retired from the Andover Public Schools after thirty years, during which I taught both regular and special education classrooms, in all grades 1 through 8, and in all major content areas: Math, English/Language Arts, Science and Social Studies/History. I was the English Curriculum Adviser for grades 6,7,8 in our building. I was the math district-wide Teacher on Assignment for grades k - 5 in five buildings, coordinating and leading teacher training with manipulative materials. Written Communications was my undergraduate minor, and I tutored fellow students in the Writing Lab at Salem State. I taught two graduate courses for Lesley University, one at the Landmark School Campus in Beverly, and one at the Franciscan\'s Children\'s Hospital in Boston. Both graduate courses involved using manipulative materials for children with special needs, and the hospital setting was working toward developing more current public school grade level equivalencies in evaluation reports.
I am now a published author with six books available in print (and three in Kindle) and I look forward to sharing my strong belief that every student can succeed. I have had wonderful experiences in education and I want to share that positive and patient tone with people who are looking for support in learning and organizing their time. I look forward to meeting with you!