Exceptionally talented expert in SAT/ACT Reading/English/Math with over 21 years of private tutoring experience. Led a team of ACT/SAT math tutors for 5 years. Accomplished track record of raising scores for college entry and for students earning Florida's Bright Futures Scholarships providing upwards of $26000. Published an online ACT Prep Book through extensive research and experience. Passionate about working with high school students and using counseling skills to identify and strengthen student weaknesses, testing confidence, self-esteem, and motivation. Specialize in one-on-one and small group instruction and relations with students and parents. Self-starter with keen understanding of test questions, skills, and strategies needed for students to reach highest potential. Accomplished statistical track record of raising multi-school high school graduation rates through on-site High School SAT/ACT "Bootcamps". Junior/Senior Bootcamps assist students in earning Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) concordance scores for graduation. These students have failed the FSA Reading and/or Math requirement numerous times during their junior and senior years. A passing ACT or SAT scores replaces the FSA diploma requirement. Hold English/Reading teacher workshops to instruct educators on ACT/SAT skills to incorporate in their curricula.
Formerly held Florida Teacher Certification in High School Counseling and Grades 6-12 Mathematics. Allowed certificate to expire after establishing a highly successful private tutoring business (A to Zebra Tutoring DBA The College Prep Zone).
Formerly held Florida licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor
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