Layla M. Hashemi

Layla M. H.

Seattle, WA
Available Locations:
Online Online

Current Public Policy PhD candidate at George Mason's Schar School. MA in International Relations from NYU and nearly a decade worth of experience at the college and university levels. I am extremely passionate about education and am dedicated to helping my students succeed. I am excited to begin learning with you!

*** Lesson Details ***
College professor available to tutor students in a variety of social science disciplines as well as basic math. Also available for music and dance lessons both online and in person.

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Reviews (11)

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Peggy R. Oct 15, 2019
Photography · Online

Layla is very knowledgeable and has a ton of patience. I enjoyed her class.

Boyd Shawn Nov 8, 2016
SAT · In studio

Layla has been good since when she started doing this, I really want you to contact me because kids are looking forward working with

Boyd Shawn Nov 8, 2016
SAT · In studio

Layla has been good since when she started doing this, I really want you to contact me because kids are looking forward working with

Cameron N. Aug 2, 2016
Dance · In home

Layla deserves the 5 stars and more! Great instructor, very pleasant and understanding. Recommend to all, learned a lot on first session and hope to continue more!

Julie C. Jul 17, 2015
Microsoft Office · Online

Very friendly and knowledgeable. Layla is a great instructer who definitely has a lot of patience.

Kathy S. Jan 30, 2015
Adobe Lightroom · Online

I tried to cancel my appointment for my daughter right before her lesson. It's my fault so technically Layla had every right to charge me even though she didn't meet with my daughter. We had a family issue and I didn't give her 24 hours notice. Most other instructors on this site would never have charged me. I tried to reach out to her afterwards and reschedule and she never got back to me. Therefore she made her one time hourly fee but I couldn't recommend her because customer service is important to me. So maybe she's a great instructor just don't cancel your appointment right before your scheduled time.

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Ling Y. Jan 30, 2015
Essay Writing · Online

Layla is a great teacher. She has a lot of resources to help her student. It was a pleasure having her as my teacher.

carolina P. Nov 3, 2014
Language · In home

Layla has truly been a helpful tutor. I tend to struggle in classroom environments where the teacher can't always attend to my needs with so many students, so I decided to get a tutor. Layla has experience in teaching and so I decided to give her a try. Her methods are effective and have helped my improve already in such little time. She is not only helpful during our tutoring sessions, but also maintains dialogue in-between sessions, which is also very helpful. I would strongly recommend her as a tutor. She's amazing!

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carolina P. Nov 2, 2014
Language · In home

Layla is a wonderful tutor. Her teaching methods are very helpful and have helped me improve my English. It's sometimes hard for me to learn in a classroom environment, so her one-on-one teaching methods are very productive. I definitely recommend her as a tutor!

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Stacy C. Oct 29, 2014
Violin · In home

Layla is a fantastic teacher! She has helped my daughter tremendously in learning her violin. She is always going above and beyond my expectations. She is always enthusiastic and positive at every lesson. I would recommend her as a violin instructor without any hesitations!

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Ruth B. Jul 30, 2014
Belly Dancing · Online

Layla has been great to work with. Very enthusiastic and encouraging. Her instructions were clear and she was very patient to work with me until I understood how to do everything. She explained the why of things so I would know the reason for everything which is very important to me. She was very accommodating when my schedule required a temporary change in our lesson schedule. It is obvious that she loves belly dancing and is very good at it. She customizes the style and kind of music to suit the student's taste. I Highly recommend her as a teacher.

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Lesson Details

Accent Reduction

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

As a native speaker of farsi (persian) born in the United States and a language enthusiast, I pride myself in my pronunciation and ability to assist others understand the subtleties of written AND spoken word.



Adjunct Faculty
Sep 2011 - Present

Montgomery College

Department of History and Political Science


MA, International Relations and Comparative Politics
Sep 2009 - Jan 2011

New York University

BA, Political Science (International Relations)
Sep 2005 - May 2009

New York University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Sword Apprentice
Apr 2013

Bohemian Belly Dance


Presenting Member
Dec 2013

AFACCT Conference

Presenting Faculty Member at SHREI Summer Symposium 2013
Jul 2013

Stanford University


National Education Association
May 2014
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

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