Personal Statement

Combining her love of literature and writing with her passion for learning, Emily has been involved in education since graduating from college in 1996. In a career spanning almost 20 years, Emily has worked in a wide range of schools with many different students and has found each student and school to be a unique learning experience. She has expertise in teaching literature, writing and preparing students for various standardized tests. She believes students learn best when they are presented with clear expectations, good structure and engaging material. Emily enjoys watching students passion for reading and writing come alive when they meet with success. A lifelong writer herself, in her free time Emily continues to write for pleasure having recently attend the Summer program at the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. She is currently taking a sabbatical from the classroom and staying home with her 2 and 3 year old daughters. Together they are discovering the wonderful world of children’s literature.

In Person and Online Tutoring

Experienced Teacher and Mentor

Masters Degree

  • MA Literature from University of London
  • BA in English from Miami University (concentration in Creative Writing)
  • ACT English/ Reading/ Writing
  • AP English
  • College Essay Writing
  • English
  • GRE English & Reading
  • ISEE Reading & Writing
  • Online Tutoring
  • Reading
  • SAT English/ Reading/ Writing
  • SSAT English & Reading
  • Subject Test Prep
  • Writing
  • Academy of American Poets Award, 1995
  • Americorps Grant, 1996, 1997