Math Tutor, Science Tutor, Study SkillsJennifer A. 

Jennifer received her B.S. from Clemson University in Biological Sciences. She went on to receive her M.A. in Teaching: Secondary Science from the University of New Hampshire. She has her Massachusetts Teaching License 9-12 Science: Biology and her New Hampshire License 7-12 Science: Biology and General Science. She has been teaching and tutoring for over 13 years in the areas of math, science, technology and study skills. She has had additional experience with learning disabilities, anxiety and executive functioning challenges.

In her free time, Jen enjoys soccer, painting, drawing and spending time with her twin boys.

 


Akilah C. 

Akilah received her B.S. in Wildlife Management/Ecology and Music Education from the University of New Hampshire. She has been teaching and tutoring since 2006 working with a diverse group of students’ grades 5th -12th. Her experience includes working with individuals with social/emotional disabilities and those with ASD. Akilah’s specialty with New England Tutors is science and math through Geometry, middle and high school content. Akilah is an avid outdoors person enjoying hiking, climbing and cycling throughout NH.


Karen GowellKaren G. 

Karen received her B.A. in Psychology from New England College. She then went on to receive her B.A. in Elementary Education and Special Education with a focus in English education and writing from New England College. She then received her M.A. in Teaching from Grand Canyon University. Karen has been teaching and tutoring for 16 years, grades 5-12, and covering English, Reading, Writing and Math through Algebra 1. She holds certifications in both North Carolina and New Hampshire. Karen loves the outdoors; hiking, camping, volleyball but her first love is working with struggling children.

 


Elizabeth D.

Elizabeth received her B.S. in Elementary Education K-8 and Special Education K-8 from the University of Maine. She holds certifications in Maine professional K-8, HQT status, professional K-8 teacher of Disabled Students, and Wilson Reading and Language level 1. Elizabeth has been teaching and tutoring for over 30 years and brings a wealth of knowledge of elementary teaching and special learning situations.


Ron – Math & Science, SAT/ACT SpecialistAndroid Skype-24x24

Ron is a local boy graduating from Bishop Guertin in Nashua. He went on to receive his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Eckerd College in Florida. Ron has been with us since 2011 and has helped many of our uniquely challenged, and mainstream students alike find success with all levels of Math, including Trigonometry and Statistics, as well as the Sciences from Biology, Chemistry, and Earth to Geology. Ron also specializes in working with students struggling with anxiety.

“I think Ron is exceptional as far as tutoring goes and Aaron really enjoys working with him. I think Aaron is now starting to see the value of memorization. Ron brought visuals to life for Aaron, & he would have done worse without him. He was in such a funk and Ron was the only shining star during the past few months. Aaron’s self-esteem was low. Ron helped him see that he wasn’t stupid. Thank you so much! The tutoring has helped in a number of ways! Glad our paths connected.” – Michelle, Bedford, NH


Corey D.- Math and Science Specialist

Corey Dowe received her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University. She is currently completing her Masters of Public Health from the University of New England. Corey is new to the tutoring world but brings a wealth of subject knowledge and many hours of experience working and volunteering with youth. Her specialties with NET are all levels of math through Algebra 2, Statistics, Biology and Chemistry.


Kim H.

Kim H. – Math Specialist ★

Kim has been tutoring our students since 2012. She received her B.S. in Secondary Education Mathematics/Biology from the University of Maine at Farmington. Kim has been a Math and Physics teacher since 1992. She has worked at Deering High School, ConVal High School, and Sylvan Learning Centers. She has worked with students in grades 5th through adult and currently works full-time at Dover Adult Education Center. She loves to tutor Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, Finite Math, GED prep, and SAT prep.

Kim enjoys the outdoors with her family skiing, hiking, and biking. She is very involved in her community and was past president of her daughter’s PTA.


Susan H. – Orton-Gillingham Specialist

Susan received her B.S. in Recreation and Parks Administration specializing in Therapeutic Recreation from Illinois State University. Susan completed her advanced training in the Orton-Gillingham method of remediation in 2009 and has since worked successfully with students in the Dover Schools, Rochester Schools, and the Children’s Dyslexia Centers – Seacoast Learning Center. Susan is best at working one on one and has worked with a range of disabilities.

Susan lives in South Berwick, ME and is very active in her community and the local Boy Scouts.


Cynthia D. – Math and Science Specialist  Android Skype-24x24

Cindy received her B.A. in Biochemistry with a minor in Education from Smith College. She then received her M.Ed. in Science, Math and Health from Smith College and was granted her Massachusetts teaching license. She earned a second Master’s in Allied Health from Northeastern University and completed additional training as an Emergency Medical Technician with her state and national certifications as EMT.

Cindy has been a teacher, tutor, mentor, athletic trainer, physician assistant, and head coach for JV Field Hockey. Her specialties are Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, Biology, General Sciences, and SAT and ACT prep. She is a NET certified Executive Skills Coach.  adores her students and works exceptionally well with those struggling with ADD/ADHD and executive function challenges. She is an avid reader, sports enthusiast and puzzle freak!

“Our daughter got a perfect score of 800 on the Math portion of the SAT in March (up from 680)! She improved in the reading from 620 to 660, and writing 660 to 680…Thank you, Allison, for suggesting to take the SAT again, before taking on the ACTs, and Cindy for getting her to improve her scores dramatically!!!”  – Nancy, Bedford NH


Jamie B. – English

Jamie B. – Executive Skills Coach, English, SAT/ACT Specialist Android Skype-24x24

Jamie received her BA in English from the University of Oregon. She went on to receive her MFA in Creative non-fiction from Pennsylvania State University. Her experience includes graduate lecturer and English instructor at Penn State and Writing Program instructor at Rutgers University. She has worked mostly with grades 9-college level both in the classroom and through her work with the U.S. Forest Service. She is a Seacoast mom who has traveled around the world and brings her diverse experiences into her learning model for her students. For New England Tutors, Jamie is an English reading and writing tutor, SAT/ACT/SSAT prep specialist and certified NET Executive Skills Coach who works with high school and college level students looking to build and enhance their executive functions.

 


Beth P.Beth P. – English

Beth studied abroad at the National University of Ireland for English and Irish cultural studies. She received her B.S. in International Business with a minor in Collegiate Seminar/English from Saint Mary’s College of California then went on to get her M.S. in Teaching English from the University of New Hampshire. She has taught English, Science and Math at the Middle School level and College Prep and Honors English at the High School level for over 10 years.

She holds her teaching license in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and resides over the border in Berwick, ME. She specializes in college essay writing as well as ACT and SAT prep.

 


Deborah M. – Reading, Math, Special Education, Home School Specialist ★

Deborah recently settled in New Hampshire from Vermont where she resided for almost 17 years raising her family and homeschooling 3 of them. She received her B.S. in Physical Education from Plymouth State College. Over the past 30 years she has been a school teacher grades K-12, Physical Education teacher, coach and instructor at the high school and college level (Lacrosse, Cross-country, Soccer, Softball, Field Hockey, Basketball), and a Math and Reading tutor.

In her spare time, she has enjoyed teaching Sunday school, being a youth group leader, workshop creator, and presenter. Deb is happiest when she is working with vibrant and motivated young students.

“The kids felt very comfortable with Deb.  She is a pro at making them see the overall picture, finding positive attributes within themselves, setting goals and organizing themselves.  We all look forward to working with her and feel the benefits of her support already. “


French and Spanish Specialist, TutorHannah L. – French and Spanish Specialist

Hannah received her A.A. from Bard College at Simon’s Rock with a focus on French and Spanish Literature. She studied abroad at la Sorbonnein Paris, France.  She is currently finishing her B.S. in Humanities at New College.  Hannah loves languages and enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for world cultures with her students.

 

 


Dawn G - New England TutorsDawn G. – Math Specialist

Dawn received her AS in Computer Science from North Shore Community College. She then received her BS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts and is finishing her MS/PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science from UMass as well. She has spent most of her career in the professional world until 1999 when she took a position as satellite coordinator for AP coursework at Alton Central. Since then she has had a love of mentoring and tutoring in everything math. Additionally, she has tutored and taught at both UMass and Hampshire college in Computer Science and various mathematics courses.

 


Laurice H. – Math Specialist, SAT/ACT

Laurice received her AB in Mathematics from Colby College, Master’s in Mathematics from Bowdoin College, a BS in Computer Science from Boston University and finally her Master’s in Education from the University of New Hampshire. Laurice has been teaching and tutoring at both the high school and college level for over 30 years. She has taught at Abbot Academy, Winnacunnet High School, Philips Exeter Academy, and UNH to name a few.   For NET, Laurice is a math and SAT/Act prep specialist.

 


 Alicia H - New England TutorsAlicia H. – Reading & Writing, Executive Skills Coach

Alicia received her BS in Education from Regis College. She went onto receive her MA in Teaching with an elementary 1-6 endorsement. She has additionally been trained in Wilson Reading, Handwriting Without Tears, and DIBLES. Alicia has been a teacher and tutor for 20+years as well as being a founding parent board member for Mill Falls Charter School-Manchester and a Home School evaluator for the State of NH. Alicia has extensive experience with IEP’s and has completed our Executive Skills Coaching certification with Peg Dawson.

 


Kathy (KC) C. – English & Writing ★

Kathy (known as KC) has a B.A.. in English from Barnard College in NYC, NY, and went on to receive her M.B.A. in Marketing from the School of Business at Columbia University. In her previous life, she could be found on Madison Avenue as a copywriter and freelance financial/marketing/speech writer. Her specialty is College Prep English and Writing.  KC can be found helping the non-profit organization 68 Hours of Hunger.


Cheryl S. – Executive Skills Coach

Cheryl received her BA in Psychology with a concentration in AA Alcohol and Chemical Dependency from Keene State College. She then went on to complete the Certified ADHD/Executive Functioning Skills Coach program at UNH. Cheryl was a Special Education Teacher for 11 years focusing her talents on children with Autism and ADHD.


Margaret R. – Reading Specialist, General Ed, Special Ed

Margaret received her BS in Nursing from the University of Vermont. She went on to receive her teacher certifications in K-8 general education, 6-8 math, and Reading Specialist designation. She is Orton-Gillingham certified as well as having 7 years of experience with Wilson reading. Margaret has extensive experience and additional professional development to work with students who live with ADD/ADHD and executive function


Don R.Don R. – High School Science & Math, SAT/ACT

Don has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Massachusetts, and a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern in Boston, MA. He comes to New England Tutors after a 35 year career as an engineer in the defense and aerospace industry. Don taught many technical courses to young engineers during his career. His focus is math and science (Physics and Chemistry). As a New Hampshire resident, he enjoys skiing, kayaking, and hiking.

 

 


James K. – K-8 Math, Reading, Special Education

James received his B.S. in Mathematics Education Middle School 5-8 from Plymouth State University. He has been teaching and tutoring since 2013 and is currently a title 1 math tutor for grades 6-8 in the Pelham School District. He has coached boys basketball and girls and boys soccer as well as run several after-school programs. James is an avid snowboarder and skateboarder.


Katherine E.- Math and Science Specialist

Katherine received her BS in Mathematics with a minor in Physics from Belmont Abbey College, North Carolina. She has done business/statistics work at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and has worked with students for the past 2 years as Dean of students at Northeast Catholic College. Katherine is a specialist in Algebra 1, 2, 3, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Geometry, and Physics.


Barbee H.- K-12 Literacy and Reading Specialist

Barbee received her BA in English Education from the University of New Hampshire. She is currently completing her M.Ed. at UNH as well. She has been teaching and tutoring English K-12, Special Education, Adult Education and ESL for 17 years. Although Reading and Writing is her specialty, Bee has taught all general subjects K-12.


Missy R - New England TutorsMissy R. – Reading/Writing Specialist, Special Ed.

Melissa received her BS in Physical Education from Westfield State College and went on to receive her Teaching Certificate in Special Education from NHTI. She has her HQT in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education, as well as her NH Teaching certificate in general Special Education. Missy has over 26 years of experience teaching, tutoring and coaching. She has additional experience and training in Project Read, Edmark, S.P.I.R.E., ESLB and Reading milestones programs. For NET, Missy is a reading writing specialist and works with a diverse group of special needs students grades 1-Adult.

 


Jo J - New England TutorsJo J.- Math Specialist 

Jo received her Professional Certificate in Geomatics from Rutgers University. She went on to receive her A.A. in General Studies from Thomas Edison State University and then special training as a certified instructor of Geospatial Technology and Data Analysis from Oracle. Jo has had an amazing career in the math and sciences as a Geospatial Intelligence Manager for FEMA and other organization. She has had an opportunity to teach and train at many levels and has been tutoring High School math for several years. She speaks four languages; German, French, Spanish and English.

 


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