CUSTOMIZED IN PERSON AND REMOTE TUTORING
I am a private tutor and award-winning writer with over 15 years of New York City teaching and
tutoring experience. I am focused, upbeat and joyfully engage with students of all ages,
learning styles and levels.
I thoughtfully guide students to improve academic performance, grades, increase confidence
and enjoy learning. I tutor in-person and remotely, both one on one and also with groups/pods.
I am available to work with your schedule. Are you looking for after school tutoring or
homework help? Weekend tutoring? Tutoring to support remote learning? A home school
tutor? Great! I am here to assist all students on their academic and creative journeys by
customizing an individual program for each learner.
Populations Served: IEP/Special Needs, Learning Disabilities/Challenges, ADHD, Honors/IB/AP,
Gifted and Talented, General Education, ELL/ESL.
My Subjects/Areas Of Focus: I am a Writing Tutor, Reading Comprehension Tutor and English
Tutor. Looking for a History Tutor or Social Studies tutor? That's me, too. I am also a
Study/Organizational Skills Tutor, Executive Functioning Tutor and Special Needs and
Learning Disabilities Tutor.
I Also Assist Students With: Test Prep, Hunter College HS Admissions Test Writing Portion,
ISEE Essay Practice, Admissions Interview Coaching, Application Essays, Creative Writing
(Fiction, Non-Fiction, Screenwriting, Playwriting), Editor/Writing Coach, Theatre, Visual Art
(Poetry Comics/Graphic Novels) and more.
I Have Been Hired By : Bank Street School for Children, Friends Seminary, Hunter College,
92nd Street Y, The JCC of the Upper West Side, The New York Public Library, Teachers & Writer's
Collaborative, West Side Y, Village Community School, The Writer's Voice of the West Side Y
I Have Also : created and conducted programs and written material and curriculum in:
Creative Writing, combining Visual Art with Creative Writing (Poetry Comics/Graphic novels),
Literacy, Theatre, Leadership/Conflict Resolution and other areas. I have taught professional
development workshops and partnered with classroom teachers to co-teach academic
subjects, integrating the arts , State Standards and The Theory of Multiple Intelligences into
the curriculum, thus enriching, enlivening and supporting classroom study.
More About Me:
* Energetic College Graduate
* BA in Theatre: Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
* Graduate Classes: Smith College, Northampton, MA,
and Bank St. College of Ed, NYC
* Native English Speaker
* Long time Upper West Side resident
* Non Smoker
* Prose Fellowship- NJ State Arts Council
* Patient, Active Listener
* I believe in making learning enjoyable
and treating everyone with respect
"Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure;
it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned."
- Taylor Caldwell, novelist
Welcome To Tara's Tutoring
Thanks For Visiting
I customize every tutoring session and actively partner with students and parents. I enjoy assisting students of all ages and learning styles to work toward their potential in an environment that is nurturing, energized, creative and inclusive.
MY TUTORING SESSIONS ARE:
*Exciting, Enriching, Engaging
*Innovative and Interactive
*Infused with Learning Activities thoughtfully selected for each student
*Admission essays: (Common) Application and Supplemental Essays, Personal Statements
for graduate school, ISEE essay practice
*Admissions Interview Skills Coaching for All Ages
*English, AP/IB/Honors English
*History/Social Studies, AP/IB/Honors History
Fiction, Non Fiction, Poetry, Screenwriting, Expository Writing
*Study and Organizational Skills
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College and Graduate, Adult
General Education, Special Needs/IEP,
Gifted and Talented/IB/AP, ELL/ESL
*Over 15 years of New York City teaching experience
*Passed background and fingerprint check from New York Dept. of Ed
*Award-winning writer: Prose Fellowship- NJ State Arts Council; Bechtel Prize Semi-Finalist
*NY theater, film, TV production: MTV, NBC, NICKELODEON, VHI, Merchant/Ivory Productions, others
Thanks for your interest.
I look forward to hearing from you
and customizing a tutoring program
to meet your needs.
Please click below to email me.