Nora Mantell, MEd

Director, founder & owner

Lexington Tutoring Inc. builds self-confidence and fosters academic success by patient, expert, individualized homework coaching, remedial tutoring and enrichment in almost all academic subjects, including support for students whose academic difficulties are associated with learning disabilities. Here's what students and parents are saying about their work.

Nora, the owner, creator and director of Lexington Tutoring, Inc., is a veteran Massachusetts teacher with over 3 decades of high school and college teaching experience. Under Nora's guidance, Lexington Tutoring has served Lexington, Boston and MetroWest since 2007.

Nora can be reached directly at 781-652-9649 or at

Graham Dreamer, BS

Pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, linear algebra, probability & statistics; physics (w/ & w/o calculus), chemistry; standard levels of biology & earth science; micro & macro economics; German; homework coaching; writing coaching, including lab/technical writing

Executive function coaching & time management support

SAT, ACT & SAT II Subject Test prep: Math I, Math II & Physics

AP tutoring & exam prep: Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism, Calculus AB & Calculus BC

International Baccalaureate exam prep: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Micro and Macro Economics, German, English, TOK (Theory of Knowledge Essays), Extended Essay

College: courses leading to a degree in mechanical engineering; homework coaching, writing coaching, including lab/technical writing; executive function coaching & time management support

Graham Dreamer is one of the newest additions to our team, having been selected from quite a few qualified applicants for the depth of his science/math talents, his stellar academic achievements, his contagious enthusiasm, his mentoring skills, his collegiality and his top-notch organizational skills. Graham has his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University. At Clemson, Graham earned the International Science and Engineering Certificate through a combination of engineering courses, proficiency in German and international work experience. Graham played on Clemson’s rugby team and competed in the Atlantic Coast Rugby League.

Previous to Clemson, Graham lived in Switzerland for six years and graduated from the International School of Basel with an International Baccalaureate Degree. There, he earned top grades in physics, economics, chemistry, math, English and German.

By day, Graham is a pharmaceutical and biotech validation engineering consultant with a Six Sigma green belt. His work as an engineering consultant requires him to be highly adaptive and flexible in new situations and has honed his skills in client interfacing, technical writing, project management, scheduling, status reporting and mentoring newly hired engineers. He is conversant with Solidworks, MATLAB, Simulink, DAQ systems, MINITAB, MAPLE, EES and TT Knowledge Force.

Graham is a native English speaker and has business conversational proficiency in German. In his spare time, he enjoys music, skiing, hiking, and international travel.

Julianna White, BS

Pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, linear algebra; physics (w/ & w/o calculus), chemistry—all levels; standard levels of biology & earth science; front-end web development (HTML, CSS, & Javascript); homework coaching; writing coaching, including lab/technical writing

PSAT, SAT & ACT prep

SAT II Subject Tests: Math I, Math II & Chemistry

AP tutoring & exam prep: US Government & Politics; Calculus AB; Physics

Proficient in: MATLAB, Excel, Lingo, Tableau, Omneo (SaaS solution), Python, Arena, LaTeX, LaTeX Beamer, Mathematica, Bash, Microsoft Office, Linux, Mac OS X & Windows.

Julie brings to our team several years of experience tutoring pre-algebra, algebra, precalculus, calculus, physics (mechanics), and chemistry. She has her BS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University, where she completed a co-op with the Waters Corporation and 3 with GE, leading to GE's top Co-Op Award. In addition to her engineering studies, Julie held a teaching assistantship for Service-Learning and co-founded and implemented a social media platform. Post graduation, Julie continued to work with the Assistant Dean of the College of Arts, Media, and Design to introduce a personalized education class at Northeastern.

Inspired by a love for teaching science and engineering, Julie then completed a teaching fellowship at Newton Country Day School (NCDS), where she taught 8th grade physics and chemistry, 10th grade independent research, and 6th grade math. At NCDS, she led the development of a new high school curriculum for Engineering Design and coached soccer, softball, and varsity basketball. Julie is also an NCDS alumna. As a student there, she earned the Rensselaer Medal for math and science, represented NCDS at the Hugh O'Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar, was selected as an all league athlete for her talents on the basketball court and softball field, and was awarded one of the school’s highest distinctions, the St. Philippine Duchesne Prize. Julie continues to mentor in the HOBY Leadership program. In support of HOBY programs, she completed the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Most recently, Julie returned to the Boston after two years at U. Michigan as a member of the Diabetes Research Center Molecular Genetics Core. By day, Julie is a life science and engineering consultant for Azzur Group.

Jonathan Langford, BS

Biology, chemistry & physics; honors & standard levels of earth science, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus & statistics; psychology; math, science, history & Spanish homework coaching, 9-12 & college

Executive function coaching

PSAT, ACT & SAT prep; SAT II Subject Tests: Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Math I & II

AP tutoring & exam prep: Physics 1 & 2, Statistics, Chemistry & Biology

MTEL prep: Biology

College: biology, chemistry, calculus; executive function coaching & homework coaching

Jon Langford holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Neuroscience and Biology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he was Dean’s list and a member of the National Honor Society of Neuroscience. Previously a research scientist in the drug discovery department of Hydra Biosciences, Jon is on an eventual path to his doctoral degree in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery. Jon is also an avid outdoorsman, botanist, and musician.

Jon offers tutoring in the biological sciences, chemistry, neuroscience, psychology, math, and physics and provides math, science, history and Spanish homework coaching, SAT and ACT prep, SAT II Physics, Chemistry and Biology prep and MTEL Biology prep.

Sarah Nelson, MS

Pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, linear algebra, multivariable calculus, discrete mathematics, financial mathematics, probability & statistics; computer science; homework coaching 8-12th grade & study skills coaching

SAT Math, ACT Math & SAT II Subject Test prep: Math I & II

AP tutoring & exam prep: Calculus AB & Calculus BC

College: Courses leading to a degree in industrial engineering

Proficient in: MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, Lingo, Tableau, Omneo (SaaS solution), Python, Arena, LaTeX, LaTeX Beamer, Mathematica, Bash, Microsoft Office, Linux, Mac OS X & Windows

Sarah Nelson comes to our team with a year of prior experience tutoring Calculus I, Probability and Statistics and Math SAT prep. She has her MS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University with a cumulative GPA of 4.0/4.0. She has her BA, with honors in mathematics and a minor in computer science, Magna Cum Laude, from Bryn Mawr College with a cumulative GPA of 3.9/4.0. While at Bryn Mawr, she taught and reinforced Calculus I and II concepts to students and graded Calculus I and II and Abstract Algebra homework. For the 3 years following her graduation from Bryn Mawr and before pursuing her master's degree, Sarah was employed full time at MIT Lincoln Lab, working on air traffic control systems and acting as the team lead for Bryn Mawr recruiting.

Sarah has a proven track record for caring, versatile, individualized instruction. Her recent students have said, “...absolutely wonderful. Her communication style is extremely effective.” "She will always come prepared as everything she sets out to do, she does at 110%. Sarah is kind and patient and truly cares about the success of others. I think all of her students and parents will love her sweet personality. She is knowledgeable in a vast number of math topics and knows how to explain them in ways anyone could understand. I know Sarah will surpass all expectations of her."

By day, Sarah is a Bose industrial engineer, in their PACE Rotational Program.

Nevin Katz, MEd

Biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, meteorology, world history, U.S. history, ancient history, English, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus & calculus; writing coaching, web design & front-end web development (HTML, CSS, Adobe Tools--Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign & Photoshop); homework coaching K-12 & college

Executive function coaching

ISEE, SSAT, HiSet & MCAS prep

PSAT, SAT, ACT & SAT II Subject Test prep: Math I, Math II, Chemistry & Biology

AP tutoring & exam prep: Biology & Chemistry

MTEL prep: Mathematics (47), Mathematics (09), History (06), Biology (13), Earth Science (14), Chemistry (12) & General Curriculum (03): Multi-Subject Subtest Multiple-Choice Question Analyses; Mathematics Subtest

Nevin Katz graduated from Swarthmore College, where he majored in biology and did additional work in chemistry. After earning his EdM. in Teaching and Curriculum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, he taught at the secondary level for eight years. Nevin Katz is an ace homework coach and science/math/humanities tutor. When he’s not working with our students, he is a Technical Project Director at EDC in Waltham, where he either manages or leads the coding effort on a number of projects involving web and app development.

Nevin, is an experienced writing coach and SAT/ACT/SAT II prep coach. He is the author and illustrator of the Dr. Birdley Teaches Science series, a nationally published set of teacher resource books for secondary school classrooms.

Some of the many thank-you emails we have received from Nevin's students and their parents are posted on this page of our website.

Marilyn Weiss, MS

Chemistry, algebra 1 & 2, general science & standard levels of earth science & biology; writing coaching, including lab/technical writing; homework coaching 6-10th grade & study skills coaching

SAT II Subject Test prep: Chemistry

AP tutoring & exam prep: Chemistry

College: Chemistry & nursing students' science course

MTEL prep: Chemistry (12)

Praxis II prep: Chemistry (5245)

Marilyn earned her Masters at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the top Materials Chemistry program in the country. While at U.W., Marilyn taught Analytical Chemistry and General Chemistry I and II, tutored college and high school chemistry and earned the “Commended Teacher and Laboratory Instructor” award.

Marilyn earned her BA in Chemistry and Religious Studies cum laude at Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania, a top pre-medical school. There she was awarded the John Marshall Scholar — their most prestigious merit scholarship — plus the Dana Scholarship for academic promise and leadership, and she was selected for the Hackman Summer Research Scholar Program. At F & M she served as a chemistry lab researcher and teaching assistant, teaching Organic Chemistry and tutoring general and organic chemistry concepts weekly.

After graduate school, Marilyn taught AP Chemistry, organic chemistry, and general chemistry for 5 years in Indiana, first at Greenfield-Central High School and then at Park Tudor Upper School, Indiana’s premier college preparatory school. Each year, her 25-30 AP chemistry students earned a 4.5/5 average on the AP test and consistently scored between 760-800 on the SAT II. Marilyn coaches students to be the very best they can be. Her students work and make strides quickly and efficiently.

Having relocated to Massachusetts, Marilyn is currently a substitute leave AP and honors chemistry teacher at The Winsor School in Boston and a valued member of our Lexington Tutoring team. When Marilyn isn’t inspiring her students, she enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and spending time with family.

Victoria Zeuner, MS

Biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, meteorology, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus & multivariable calculus; writing coaching, including lab/technical writing; K through grad school, homework coaching; college & graduate school selection, application & essay support

Executive function coaching

SAT, ACT & SAT II Subject Test prep: Math I, Math II, Chemistry, Physics & Biology

AP tutoring & exam prep: Biology, Chemistry, Statistics,  Psychology,  Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism, Calculus AB, Calculus BC

International Baccalaureate exam prep: English Literature (A/B), Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, ITGS (Information Technology in a Global Society), World History, Japanese for Beginners, TOK (Theory of Knowledge Essays), Extended Essay

College: chemistry, biology, precalculus, calculus & multivariable calculus; provides writing coaching, including lab & technical writing, homework coaching & executive function/time management support

Provides assistance with college & graduate school selection

Conversant with: MatLab, AutoCAD, C++, Aspen, Visio, Polymath, Maple, Serial Cloner, Microsoft Office Suite Adobe Photoshop, QDM & Livelink

Victoria Zeuner has her BS and her MS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern. She also has an MS in Engineering Management from Northeastern University. As an undergraduate she was a recruited scholarship athlete for Div 1 Women’s rowing and the 2015 recipient of the Huntington 100, Outstanding Co-op Award. She was also the recipient of The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Freshman Recognition Award for Northeastern University 2010-2011, the Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner’s Academic Award--Women’s Rowing (2011, 2012) and the Kappa Delta Outstanding New Member Award 2012. As an undergraduate, Victoria was much lauded for her work as a teaching assistant with the chemical engineering courses Thermodynamics and Process Safety.

In her professional life, Victoria is the Senior Project Manager for Sanofi Genzyme's new manufacturing facility housing Integrated Continuous BioManufacturing, the first of its kind. Previously, Victoria worked in Sanofi’s operational excellence department where she drove continuous process improvement from a chemical engineering and industrial engineering perspective. She has also worked for Sanofi’s Engineering Documentation Group and for their Global Quality Department where she wrote operational standards for ~114 manufacturing sites around the world. Before her work with Sanofi Genzyme, she worked at a genetic engineering lab at the University of Heidelberg to help develop the game-changing Crisper/Cas-9 technology for DNA editing.

Victoria has a passion for math and science and a unique ability to translate complex science and engineering processes into succinct knowledge that can be shared with people who are unfamiliar with such technical fields. Victoria is a native speaker of English; she is fluent in French (business conversational) and German (basic). She delights in helping her students select and apply to college and grad school. Her students and her colleagues have given her consistently high marks for her passion, her patience, her intelligence, the breadth of her experience and her vast array of accomplishments.

Greg Andrus, MS

Pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, linear algebra, probability & statistics; fourier series & partial differential equations, differential equations, multivariable calculus, physics (w/ & w/o calculus), electricity & magnetism, circuit theory, power electronics, chemistry; standard levels of biology & earth science; economic decision making; basic Chinese, Spanish & homework coaching across the high school & some college curriculums; music theory & introduction to computer science

Executive function coaching

PSAT, SAT & ACT prep

SAT II Subject Tests: Math I, Math II & Physics

AP tutoring & exam prep: Statistics, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Physics 1 & Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

GRE prep

College: tutoring in courses leading to degrees in Electrical Engineering & Engineering Management; executive function coaching & homework coaching

MTEL prep: Technology/Engineering (33)

Greg Andrus has his BS in Electrical Engineering and a minor in mathematics (Summa Cum Laude) and his MS in Engineering Management from Northeastern. When he's not homework coaching and tutoring math and science with Lexington Tutoring, LLC, Greg is a printed circuit board design engineer at Bose where he works in the Product Development team of the Automotive Systems Division.

Among Greg's many talents are his impressively diverse skill set, his passion for math and physics and his effectiveness as an executive function coach. Greg's career path was predominantly inspired by his strong interest in music as a child. He is an avid musician with 22 years of classically-trained piano experience and 8 years of guitar experience. He has written and recorded some of his own compositions. He took AP music theory in high school and has provided piano lessons to students in the past.

During his high school years, Greg earned a 3.6 GPA, acquired the rank of Eagle Scout, scored 740 on his Math I SAT II test, 750 on his Math II SAT II tests, 5 on his AP Calculus BC test and 5 on his AP Statistics test. He received the Tau Beta Pi Forge Scholarship No. 2 in 2012.

Greg has been much praised by his co-workers and former professors for his superb organizational skills, the breadth and depth of his knowledge base, his energetic, positive attitude, his genuine desire to help others and his varied enthusiasms and talents.

Morgan King, MAT

Biology, chemistry, environmental science, marine science, anatomy, physiology & introductory physics; algebra 1 & 2, geometry, precalculus, calculus, English, writing coaching & homework coaching across the middle school & high school curriculum

Executive function coaching

ISEE, SSAT, HiSet & MCAS prep

PSAT, ACT & SAT prep

SAT II Biology Subject Test

AP tutoring & exam prep: Biology

MTEL prep: Biology (13), Mathematics/Science (Middle School) (51), Communication & Literacy Skills (01): Reading Subtest; Writing Subtest, Foundations of Reading (90), General Curriculum (03): Multi-Subject Subtest Multiple-Choice Question Analyses; Mathematics Subtest & Sheltered English Immersion (56)

Morgan King has her BA in biology, cum laude, and her MAT from Clark University. She holds Massachusetts certification for Biology 5-12 and Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement. Morgan came to us with on one year of experience teaching math and science at Sparks Academy in Lawrence, two years of experience teaching biology, chemistry, marine science and AP environmental science at Nantucket High School and an intership at Claremont Academy in Worcester where she taught anatomy and physiology and biology. By day, Morgan teaches science at the McDevitt Middle School in Waltham. She has been praised by her colleagues and administrators as a talented, patient, personable and passionate educator who expertly identifies students’ strengths and areas for growth, and crafts approaches that help her students to feel successful.

At Clark, Morgan was a varsity athlete and the recipient of the Robert Noyce Scholarship for talented STEM educators, the Clark University Student-Athlete Award and the Clark University Leadership Scholarship. She has traveled extensively throughout Italy, Ireland, Australia, Bali, Puerto Rico and both coasts of the United States. She is certified in Lifeguarding and Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED (automated external defibrillation).

Michael Bertini, MS, ABD

Algebra, geometry, trig, pre-calc, calculus, statistics, chemistry, physics, college &  graduate school selection & application essay support; finance, accounting & MBA courses; English, government &  politics, macroeconomics, microeconomics & history; honors &  standard levels of biology & earth science; homework coachingwriting coaching

Executive function coaching

GMAT & GRE prep

PSAT, SAT, ACT & SAT II Subject Tests: Math I, Math II, Physics, US History & Chemistry

AP tutoring & exam prep: Chemistry, Physics 1 & 2, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, US History & Statistics

College: courses leading to a degree in international economics, mechanical engineering or engineering management; executive function coaching & homework coaching

Michael Bertini is currently pursuing a PhD in International Economics and Finance at Brandeis University. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a MS in Management from Rensselaer, and a MS in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University.

After graduating from WPI, Michael worked as an engineer for Otis Elevator. While working full-time time, he earned his masters part-time. With the encouragement of his professors, Mike decided to pursue a PhD in Economics at Brandeis. He has served as a Brandeis International Business School Leadership Fellow for two years, welcoming new graduate students to Brandeis. Last year he won Outstanding Teaching Assistant award for his work with incoming masters students. He has taught undergraduate economics courses at both Brandeis and Boston College. While at Boston College, he built and taught a novel elective course called, “The Economics of Social Security and Healthcare,” which received much praise from his students. Michael is always looking for opportunities to combine theory with practical applications to make material come alive.

When he is not tutoring or in the classroom, Michael enjoys spending time farming, playing squash, jogging, and reading the classics.

Ajay Ghadiyaram, MS

Pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, matrix algebra, geometry, trig, pre-calc, calculus, multivariate calculus, physics & US history; standard levels of biology & chemistry; homework coaching across the high school & some college curriculums

Executive function coaching

SAT, ACT & SAT II Subject Tests: Math I, Math II & Physics

AP tutoring & exam prep: Physics 1, 2 & C, Computer Science A, Calculus AB, Calculus BC & US Government

College: courses leading to a degree in electrical or computer engineering; executive function coaching & homework coaching

Ajay Gadiyaram has his BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. His students appreciate his easy going personality,  impressively diverse skill set and contagious enthusiasm.  By day, Ajay is a cyber security engineer with a firm in Bedford.

Ajay is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Fairfax County, Va, widely known as the most selective high school in the USA, recently called, by Newsweek, "the number one high school in America,” renowned for its talented faculty and high SAT and ACT scores and ranked by US News and World Report in 2017 as the 4th best selective US high school. At Jefferson, Ajay was inducted into the National Honor Society based upon cumulative GPA, leadership, and community service. He scored above 700 on all three sections of the SAT and in the Math II, Physics, and US History SAT II tests. He received a score of 5 on both the AP Calculus BC (AB subscore - 5) and AP Government exams.

Amy Berninger, MPh

Algebra, geometry, trig, precalculus, statistics & probability; psychology; English & American literature & composition; American & world history; earth science, biology, health & epidemiology; art history; anatomy; anthropology

Homework coaching in all of the above plus chemistry & physics

Executive function coaching

College selection & application essay support

ISEE, SSAT, HiSet & MCAS prep

PSAT, SAT & ACT prep

SAT II Subject Tests: Biology

AP tutoring & exam prep: Statistics, Biology, U.S. History, Art History & English

Amy Berninger has her BS in Human Biology from the State University of New York at Albany and her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Boston University. When she is not homework coaching and tutoring science and math with Lexington Tutoring, LLC, Amy is a senior policy analyst at Abt Associates in Cambridge, where she works in program design, implementation, and evaluation. She has contributed to several large-scale, domestic health projects at the Federal, state, and local levels, where her work has focused on substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Amy’s patient nature, enthusiasm for helping her students to succeed, experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods, top-notch writing, organizational, planning, and communication skills, competence in assessing priorities, her excellent interpersonal skills, and strong project management skills all contribute to her effectiveness as a tutor and homework coach.


Members of our learning disabilities team

Joshua Sanford, MEd

Learning disabilities support; Pre-algebra, algebra I, world history, ancient history, U.S. History, English & language arts, writing coaching & homework coaching K-12 & college

Executive function coaching

ISEE, SSAT, HiSet & MCAS prep

PSAT, ACT & SAT prep

MTEL prep: Communication & Literacy Skills (01): Reading Subtest; Writing Subtest, General Curriculum (03): Multi-Subject Subtest Multiple-Choice Question Analyses; Mathematics Subtest, Foundations of Reading (90), Mathematics (Elementary School) (53), Middle School Humanities (English/History), English (07) & History (06)

Praxis I prep; Praxis II prep: Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont & Rhode Island--English & Social Studies

Josh Sanford, MEd is a seasoned, certified special education teacher with a long list of present and former students who have soared under his guidance. He has his BA from Bates College in Classical and Medieval Studies with a secondary concentration in Educational Studies, his Masters in Education from Lesley University, Special Education – Moderate 5-12 and History 8-12 licensure, 15 years of experience in working in Special Education, solid credentials for tutoring social studies, science, math, language arts and 7.7 years of absolutely outstanding work with us. His demanding liberal arts undergraduate education has given him a strong base in United States history, pre-algebra, algebra, American literature, life skills and emotional/social coping skills.

Josh has considerable experience with a variety of disabilities, including ADD, ADHD, executive function disorders, dyslexia, dysgraphia and autism spectrum disorders including Asperger’s syndrome, mood disorders and other learning disabilities characterized by slow processing speed. Josh is adept at developing strong communication skills, fostering and promoting student strengths, and focusing on problem solving to internalize academic skills. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Theory and crisis intervention. His warm, friendly-but-firm manner, his use of humor and engaging questions to build rapport and his impressive academic background are very conducive to productive and effective homework coaching.

When he's not working with our students, Josh teaches at Mansfield High School. His previous experience includes 5 years teaching at The Gifford School in Weston, Massachusetts, 2 years teaching at Casa Pacifica, in Ventura, California and 1 year teaching at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, in New Hampshire.

Courtney Cooper, MEd

Learning disabilities support; K-10 homework coaching across the curriculum, K-college language arts, social studies/history, human studies & psychology tutoring; K-9 math tutoring; K-college writing coaching; tutors college courses leading to degrees in human development & literacy, language arts, history, human development & psychology

Executive function coaching

ISEE, SSAT, HiSet & MCAS prep

PSAT, ACT & SAT prep

Praxis I prep; Praxis II prep: Reading: 5710, Writing: 5720 & Mathematics: 5730

Courtney holds an MEd from American International College, an MS in Literacy from the University of New England, and a BA in Human Development from Wheelock College. She is trained in the Wilson Reading Program, Lindamood Bell Learning Processes, Sharma Math, Lucy Calkins' Writing Workshop, Singapore math and Everyday Math

Previous to joining our team, Courtney had several years of teaching experience in Maine and Massachusetts independent primary, elementary and middle schools and K-12 private tutoring. Her passion for identifying students’ learning styles and assisting in student growth and understanding are at the forefront of her focus and drive her instruction. When she is not working with our students, she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her husband and young daughters.

Elissa Sanford, MEd

K through 5 reading, writing, math & learning disabilities support for students with special needs including developmental delays, deafness, hearing loss, autism, ADD & ADHD; primary literacy--phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary & comprehension, writing & spelling; American Sign Language

MTEL prep: Early Childhood (02)

CSET: Multiple Subjects Test prep

Elissa holds an MEd from California State University Northridge, a BA in Communication Disorders from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Post-Masters Certificate in Early Education and Care: Research, Policy and Practice from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Massachusetts Educator’s certification as a Teacher of the Deaf-All Levels (Pre/K-12). She is trained in Applied Behavior Analysis, Handwriting Without Tears and American Sign Language.

When she is not providing early education services and learning disabilities support to our students, Elissa is the lead teacher at the Learning Center for the Deaf, doing all instruction and all team meetings exclusively in ASL. Elissa is also the ASL development consultant for The Learning Center for the Deaf and Weymouth Public Schools and a Developmental Specialist for infants and toddlers with a variety of language and developmental needs at Criterion Middlesex Early Intervention, in Framingham. Elissa's previous experience includes 12 years teaching in early education and care, working primarily with deaf and hard-of-hearing students and students with special needs, including learning disabilities, developmental delays, autism, ADD and ADHD.

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