We all want what’s best for our children. So whether they’re having difficulty in a subject, preparing for a standardized test or want to improve their grades, we want to be sure our children have the support they need to succeed!
That’s why Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien and Stamford Moms have put together a Tutoring & Education Services Guide for the 2021-2022 School Year!
Scroll down for tutoring companies, teachers and education consultants who are available both virtually and in person for pre-k through high school, to offer extra help this academic year.
Alliance Tutoring is a collection of elite private school tutors with advanced degrees and impressive teaching backgrounds, among the best educators available in the United States.
They specialize in test prep, college application guidance and retention. They provide support both personally and academically to transitioning students through regular meetings, focusing on executive and life skills in addition to academics as needed.
Online, in-home or in-center tutoring is available.
Whether for test prep, subject tutoring, college admissions, elementary services, or executive functioning coaching, our personalized approach connects students with one-on-one tutors ready to support them on their academic journey.
Private Prep stands out from the rest because they take the time to meet with each family and assess their individual needs in order to place your child based on their personality, interests, and learning style with the perfect fit tutor.
Private Prep provides its world-class services in person and online to thousands of families domestically and abroad for students from kindergarten through college and beyond.
During her teaching years in NYC, Barbara Gersh taught Exceptionally Gifted Students in a select program for students in grades one through four for over fifteen years. Upon her retirement from NYC, she taught at Old Greenwich Elementary School in Greenwich Connecticut for twelve years.
After her retirement, Barbara began tutoring students in reading, writing, and math. She is certified in grades one through six in both New York and Connecticut. She loves teaching and continues to teach until this day.
During the pandemic, she was able to connect with students virtually, as well as in person. This year, she was totally responsible for the education of one second grade NYC student. We successfully covered the entire curriculum and she has now been admitted to an elite private school. She has made a smooth transition to in person learning and has the confidence to succeed going forward.
Barbara presently working to enrich students in grades two through five focusing on independent reading in all genres, as well as developing stronger writing skills. In addition, she provides challenging enrichment in math as well as reinforcement of basic skills when necessary.
At Carnegie Prep, they are committed to seeing students as individuals and helping them realize their full potential – whether this is in the realm of academic support, organizational skills, test preparation, or creative enrichment.
They’re honored to have won Best of the Gold Coast for the 13th year and Best of GREENWICH once again, as they continually strive to create vibrant and engaging learning environments. They work with students of all ages, elementary through graduate school, both one-on-one and in small groups, safely in-person or online.
Daria Rockholz Consulting
They are a small, highly specialized group of educational and clinical professionals who guide families through the competitive and often complicated application process. They provide advisement and support every step of the way, to assure the best match and to present the best possible case for admission.
DeForest Tutoring offers students a custom-tailored program that will improve their performance in the classroom and on standardized tests.
They specialize in assisting middle & high school students across a full range of academic subjects, including: ACT, SAT, ISEE, SSAT, GRE, AP exams, Algebra I & II, Pre-Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, English, French, US & World History, Economics, Study Skills, Organizational Skills, and Executive Functioning Skills.
Enriched NYC is a virtual and in-person Early Childhood and Elementary academic enrichment company founded by master teachers who are also moms! They offer fun, interesting, multisensory reading instruction that works!
Your child meets with a Head Teacher for 30 minutes of literacy rich and Phonemic intensive curriculum designed to spark their curiosity and love of reading.
Services include kindergarten test prep and child interview practice.
Analytical writing support based on brain research and best practices in hands-on learning.
Targeted phonics instruction designed to improve fluency and comprehension.
All head teachers have Masters Degrees in education and experience in top-tier independent schools.
Lico Tutoring Services
Gregory Lico offers ELA, History, AP courses, Test Prep (SAT, ACT), and Executive Functioning tutoring to middle and high school students. His greatest strength is helping students better understanding difficult classroom content in very simple terms using his own classroom notes, videos, and personal experience. He has received excellent feedback from the parents of my students, who have thanked him for helping their children with passing their classes.
Gregory’s Credentials Include:
- Provisional CT Teacher Certification 7-12
- Experience in teaching grades 6-12 classrooms
- 4 years exclusively teaching
- Guided Reading intervention teacher
- Over 10 years experience tutoring
As a teacher, it is very apparent that the pandemic has drastically increased the learning gap for our children. We need to meet students where they are, and that means providing more scaffolding, differentiation, and support. I would like to offer private tutoring sessions to help support in closing these gaps! Whether virtual or in person, I am committed to helping ensure that our youth isn’t left behind due to the lack of normalcy.
Lindamood-Bell helps children and adults improve language processing—the foundation of all communication and learning.
For over 30 years, their intensive, one-to-one, process-based instruction has been used to strengthen the sensory-cognitive functions needed for reading and comprehension.
Their instruction is based on the individual’s learning needs and has been proven successful for individuals with learning challenges, including dyslexia, hyperlexia, ADHD, and ASD.
Golden Spiral Prep
She has 15+ years experience privately tutoring for the SAT, ACT, GMAT, and GRE tests, as well as 8 years teaching math in a high school setting. Prior to coaching a student, she conducts an initial consultation to discuss target schools, scheduling preferences, prior prep/test scores, and potential strengths and weaknesses. Based on that evaluation, she creates a structured plan for the first few lessons and then adapts the curriculum to the needs of each individual.
Her students would describe her as structured and disciplined; she creates an efficient work environment to steer her students to their goals. If you’re serious about getting a competitive test score and you’re looking for a rigorous, structured tutor who knows everything about how these assessments are designed, Marie is the coach for you!
M. Beck Tutoring
Marianna with M. Beck Tutoring is a certified special education and English teacher with 14 years of teaching experience and a BA in English from Bucknell University and a MA in Learning Dis/Abilities from Columbia University, Teachers College.
When working with students, Marianna identifies the specific reading, writing, or executive functioning skills to be targeted and builds individualized plans to strengthen each area.
Her goal is to empower students to take ownership of their learning and teach them the tools they need to feel and be successful.
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