Ellen, Ph.D.

Personal Statement

Ellen teaches classes in poetry and nonfiction as well as teaching sophomores at a top ranked independent school in Northern NJ. In the past, she taught writing at three universities. Ellen is a published poet and nonfiction essayist. She has also taught at Wolfeboro, the Summer Boarding School. She lives with her three teenagers in Maplewood, NJ. Ellen believes creativity can be taught and nurtured.

In Person and Online Tutoring

Experienced Teacher and Mentor


  • Cornell University BS
  • Trinity College, Dublin M. Phil
  • Washington University in St. Louis, MA, Ph.D.
  • ACT English/ Reading/ Writing
  • AP English
  • College Essay Writing
  • English
  • GRE English & Reading
  • ISEE Reading & Writing
  • Reading
  • SAT English/ Reading/ Writing
  • SSAT English & Reading
  • Subject Test Prep
  • Writing