Professional Services

Teacher – Writer – Tutor

Do you need help becoming a stronger writer? Please contact me for information on virtual sessions on grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, vocabulary, and/or essay structure. Writing – concisely and on point – is the single most important tool for success in high school and college as it affects all subject matter.

Freelance writer, specializing in interview-based profiles and research-based service articles published in:

  • Huffington Post
  • Washington Family Magazine
  • Baltimore’s Child Magazine
  • Reflections (Telling Our Stories Press, 2015), an anthology of ultra-short essays
  • Our Parish Times (regional newspaper)
  • The Nerdy Book Club
  • The Daily Drunk Literary Magazine

Educational tutor, offering virtual tutoring services via Zoom in:

  • language arts for grades 6-12, including grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension and analysis, and writing
  • essay prep for high school and college admissions applications, sessions include brainstorming, editing and revising, tips and techniques to “write to the prompt” (no ghostwriting provided)
  • standardized test-taking techniques and language arts sections for HSPT, SSAT, SAT, and ACT

Previous Work Experience:

  • Retired professional educator with thirteen years of experience teaching full-time and tutoring middle school language arts. MSDE certified in English grades 7-12 through 12/31/2021 (renewal pending)
  • Creator and instructor of a HSPT prep course
  • Creator and instructor of writing workshop for middle school students and rising freshmen
  • Former paralegal and negotiator with twenty years of experience in drafting, negotiating, revising, and closing commercial real estate deals, primarily in shopping center, office building, and mall development and management
  • Twenty-plus years of experience in public speaking, community theatre, and middle school performing arts as actor, director, producer, and writer


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