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These Writing teachers are highly rated by students in the Somers area, including Sunnyside, Secaucus, Wayne, Newark and Larchmont.

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I have been writing for an online arts magazine for the past five years, so I believe I can provide my students with some great tools in their writing process. Whether it's creative writing or essay writing, I can help you organize and articulate your thoughts and opinions.

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Paris, London, and Moscow and has given her the opportunity to work with exceptional artists, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Neil Gaiman, Scott Zigler, and Kevin Bright. She coaches students privately and is currently teaching at UCLA, LMU, APU, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is also a monthly column contributor to the popular online arts magazine, Bleep.

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August 16, 2019
Gail
Alexandra was amazing. Answered all my questions and was a wealth of knowledge about product and tips and tricks to make makeup application easier and faster. Would definitely use her again.
August 15, 2019
JANA
Alex is amazing! She is funny, knowledgable, and she meets you where you're at! I'm definitely a beginner at make-up and she had excellent advice for products and processes. She was always willing to show me things again or follow my lead with where I wanted to the lessons to go! Highly Recommend.
August 11, 2019
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I used to be a teacher in addition to tutoring.

About Allison

I am a woodwind specialist with my primary instrument being the clarinet. But, I also teach beginning to intermediate strings, piano, and percussion. I also have experience with teaching and tutoring reading, Spanish, and Math because of my minor in Spanish and my MBA in Finance.

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August 1, 2016
Mae
My first lesson in a long time! Allison is very nice and patient and we made great progress in just 45 minutes. Looking forward to my next lesson!

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Learn to write from a author, novelist, poet, playwright, and publisher. I graduated Magna Cum Laude' and have two communications degrees; Journalism and Professional Writing, Journalism with a concentration on Multimedia reporting and a minor in speech. I have published over 18 books and spoken word albums and have written five published books and a professional stage play.

About Cynthia

Hello I am the owner and CEO of my own publishing and entertainment company .I graduated Magna Cum Laude’ from Georgia State University with a communications degree. In addition, I studied for two years under a renowned playwright. I have over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. As a publisher, I have produced over 20 media projects including books and CD’s. I have written, produced and directed community and church productions. My first professional stage play, debuted August of 2017 to a sold out audience.

I displayed her acting talents in an Evening in Elegance at the Los Angeles Theatre and at Georgia State University’s production of “She”. I headlined in the poetic, dramatic presentation of "Visions Through Me". Dancers, actors, singers and poets accompanied me. In addition to stage plays I appeared on “The Res

ident”, “Lodge 49”, “Star”, “Greenleaf” and other television shows.

I am the author of two poetic and dramatic reading books, a biography, two novels, and is currently working on the third instalment of the four-part series. To my credit are two poetic, spoken word albums.

I was a member of Roni's Backstreet Poetry and has appeared at the Comedy Store’s Cometri hosted by Roni Walters and TK Carter. She also appeared at Marla Gibb's Theatre, Universal City Walk, The African Market Place, West Angeles C.O.G.I.C. Kiononia and Coffee, several churches programs and California colleges; The Psalmist Hour in San Diego Ca, The Ontario Convention Center and the list goes on.

was featured at Borders Book Store on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Ca. I was seen on the West Coast Apollo Television Show, L.A. Inside Out, and Atlanta Live! I was a guest on the 860 Love AM radio show Women of Standard three times.
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December 27, 2018
Prophet
I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her.

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I love writing and learning different languages. Writing has been something that helps me de-stress and challenges me to always articulate my thoughts clearly. I have helped high school students on essay assignments, creative writing, and on college essays that eventually helped a couple of them get into their dream schools. If you simply want to improve, I would have prompts and other materials that could help you achieve your goal.

About Sophia

Hi there! I am majoring in mathematical and computational biology at Harvey Mudd College. I love studying the sciences because it's exciting to learn how things work and to logic things out. I love working with others - I have been tutoring students (ranging from elementary school to high school) on various school subjects for about 6 years now.

Music is another huge part of my life: I have been playing the piano for 14 years and the violin for 8 years now. I am currently a violinist in the Pomona College Orchestra. In 2014, I was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall after my participation in the American Fine Arts Festival. In high school, I placed either first or second on solo, duet, and ensemble competitions in various competitions held at places such as Diamond Bar High School and Chapman University. Through these activities, I prac

ticed on persistence and patience. Teaching experience wise, I have taught piano for 3 years before.

Additionally, I enjoy actively participating in my community. In high school, I was really involved in the American Red Cross and Key Club. In college, I am still finding joy in volunteering in different organizations on campus. I also enjoy other activities such as reading, meditation, theater, tennis, rock climbing, and ballroom.

I work with people according to their personality and the way that they learn best. If I were given the opportunity to tutor your student, I would make sure everything is clearly explained because I hate memorizing.

I look forward to sharing my passions with you!
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September 25, 2019
Michele
Sophia worked with my daughter during her Junior year of high school. My daughter was really struggling to understand the material and Sophia was a huge help. Sophia broke the lessons down and was able to instruct my daughter in a way that she could comprehend. Her grade improved by one letter which was wonderful. We truly appreciated Sophia's help.

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Lauren L.

Ridgefield, CT 06877


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Experienced state certified teacher of 5 years, specializing in English Literature, reading, writing, SAT/ACT Prep, Spanish, and English as a Second Language. All ages and levels are welcome (grades K-12). Whether your child is working on a specific assignment or just wants to practice their literacy and language skills, I will customize my lessons to meet your child's needs. Not only do I strive to create a supportive learning environment, but an enjoyable one as well!

About Lauren

I have been a state certified English teacher for 5 years. I specialize in English Literature, reading, writing, SAT/ACT Prep, Spanish, and English as a Second Language. All ages and levels are welcome (grades K-12). Whether your child is working on a specific assignment or just wants to practice their literacy and language skills, I will customize my lessons to meet your child's needs. Not only do I strive to create a supportive learning environment, but an enjoyable one as well!

I am a full time ESL teacher during the school year. I love to read, travel and learn about different cultures. I enjoy bringing back souvenirs to use as teaching tools in my classroom! My favorite genre is historical fiction and right now I'm reading a mystery set in Victorian England.

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Lauren L.

Ridgefield, CT

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Teacher that can assist with editing, revisions and creativity.
Experience writing eBooks, devotionals, journals and paper back books.
I have taught multiple grade levels and can assist you with your writing needs, and coach you through your new writing project!

About Jessica

I am a professional educator and writer of fiction and poetry. I enjoy encouraging others to become the best writers and creators of great art. I also enjoy teaching children and teens by coaching them to have growth mindsets and stretch to become the best versions of themselves.

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Jessica S.

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Writing is about taking what is in your mind and creatively putting it on paper so that your audience can take a glimpse of what it’s like inside your brain. (Interesting huh?)

What makes writing lessons interesting with me is that I will teach you the tools necessary to become confident in your writing skills. I will use where you are currently to get to the next level of where you desire to be.

I believe that writing is a gift and everybody has the ability to write, you just have to learn how
to cultivate an atmosphere specific to you and tap into your gift.

You will be glad that you started this journey, it is both life changing and self gratifying.

If you think it CAN then you got that WRITE!

About Tecola

Who hated writing papers? Raise your if you cringe at the thought of “word count”. Writing can be intimidating if you don’t know how to tap into your style.

I understand how writing can be considered as “boring” but that’s because you didn’t have me to teach you!

Writing is more than just words on a paper, it’s a way of life. It is the way that we have chosen to navigate in this day and age. Communication is the biggest part of our society! It’s how we build relationships.

How many times have you said “I’m not sure what I’m trying to say?” Aren’t you tried of being unsure? Book me and allow me to show you how to tap into yourself, so that you can receive everything that is purposed for you.

If it’s not WRITE, then it must be wrong! My purpose is to help you write and to become a better communicator through words and ideas.

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Tecola W.

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Experienced and passionate college teacher of 15 years, specializing in writing, reading and critical thinking. Lessons are customized to the needs/goals of each student. I can teach all levels from high school to college to adult writers.

About Mike

I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of Maryland, College Park. I received my Ph.D. in literature from the University of Arizona, my M.A. from George Mason University and my B.A. from James Madison University.

My students can expect to improve week to week in their writing, reading and critical thinking skills. Every student has a unique learning style; I teach students to discover their own best processes and apply fundamental techniques in order to produce their best work.

While I teach full time at the college level, I tutor students of all ages and experience levels. I have taught composition, literature, film and professional writing at the University of Arizona, James Madison University, Mary Washington University, Marymount University and now at the University of Maryland, College Park.

I am a passionate teacher and care dee

ply about writing, reading and critical thinking. I am pursuing private tutoring opportunities selflessly in order to improve the writing, reading and critical thinking skills of others, and selfishly in order to earn some supplemental income now that my wife and I have had our first child (Higher Ed institutions pay teachers less than you might think). So, I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better writer, reader and critical thinker.
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Julie
"As an adult student who has struggled with creative writing, Larry has been instrumental in opening a whole new world of self expression for me. I highly
recommend him for any student who wishes to either grasp fundamental skills or for the one who simply wishes to polish their own.

Additionally Larry has been able to introduce me to Shakespeare, a life long interest of mine... one which has always frustrated me do to my lack of understanding, in a non threatening, non stressful way.

Thank you Larry."
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Ramona
"Wonderful first lesson with Larry. Looking forward to many more!"
Bani
"She was so good"
Mehmet
"I found great teacher in the world she is amazing teacher and coach tutor in the writing I learned a lot of stuff from dr Bernard i just say thank you so
much my lovely teacher"
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omer
"Very good teacher"
Rastafari
"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This s
ession with her was concise and informative."
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Xiuli
"She is the best teacher!"
Annette
"Dr. D was very nice and empathetic she liked my dog (as everyone should) and she was awesome i can see us having more lessons in the future .Thalia"
Rudra
"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home
but now he likes it which is a big change."
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