Lesson Details

SAT

Levels Taught:
High School

I take a fun and unique approach to test prep with my students. First and foremost, I believe in quickly discovering what my students know, sort of know, and don't know. Once we determine this, we can focus on the areas they "sort of know" and "don't know". This makes all the lessons VERY relevant to the student. I also present with a positive attitude and sense of humor. My goal is to prepare students by teaching them knowledge, skills and strategies--once they acquire more of these, there confidence naturally increases. With this improved confidence, performance will go up. Along the way, I believe in continued assessments to make sure my students are experiencing growth and the lesson goals and objectives are being met. I look forward to working with your son or daughter.

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Alan passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Alan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
1999

I'm Alan and my passion is helping students with English & Math, as well as standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, SHSAT, ISEE, and SSAT. I have taught in the classroom for over 12 years and have privately tutored over 150 students. Many of my former students have attended amazing Colleges and Universities such as Cornell, Duke, University of Florida, Colgate, Michigan, Yale, Tulane and Stetson University. I believe in making learning fun and I always bring a sense of humor to the table. I am knowledgeable about the core subjects; I am passionate about teaching; I am relaible and consistent. Let's get started!

Experience

Teacher
Aug 2006 - Aug 2011
The Allen-Stevenson School

Reading, Writing, Study Skills & Math Teacher
Aug 2002 - Jul 2006
Eagle Hill School

High School English Teacher
Aug 1999 - Jun 2002
Bradford High School


Education

Masters in Educational Technology and Assistive Technologies
Aug 2004 - Jun 2009
Pace University, NYC
BA English Literature
Aug 1996 - May 1999
Stetson University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Certified Scrum Master (software development)
Aug 2017
SCRUM.org

High School English
Aug 1999
Florida & Connecticut Department of Education

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