Meet Our Tutors
Christopher Curcio English/Language Arts, Middle Years Math, Business Math, Social Studies, Microsoft Office
I am an 8th grade ELA and Social Studies teacher at Roosevelt Elementary in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. I am 28 years old, a newly christened father to Evan Thomas, and am currently working on a Master's degree in Academic Leadership at Drexel University.
Jane Wiedmann K-8 Writing, Elementary Reading, K-3 Math, Elementary Social Studies, Elementary Science
A writer and artist by vocation, I began sharing my talents with children in 2007. In 2013, I became a certified K-6 teacher and served the School District of Philadelphia for two years. Serving inclusive classrooms taught me the skills and heart it takes to adapt lessons to each individual’s needs.
Per Faaland SAT, ACT, GRE, GED; K-12 Reading, Writing and Math; Critical Thinking and Public Speaking
In my 20+ years as an educator, I have enjoyed working with students and helping to guide them to turn confusion into clarity, inability into mastery, and intimidation into confidence. I have enjoyed assisting and coaching students across ages, levels and abilities to attain these objectives in many diverse subjects.
Vince McNeil Jr. Spanish, Portuguese, English Grammar, Linguistics, ESL, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalc, Calculus
I graduated from Temple University and studied mathematics and linguistics. I'm multilingual with proficiency in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and some ASL. I'm well-versed in mathematical reasoning and Hispanic linguistics. As an adult educator, I've taught language to teachers parents in Philadelphia & I've been music director for an adult choir out of Villanova University.
Lee Burwasser Math, Chemistry, Physics, English, US History, Standardized Test Prep, Writing, French
I have over four years tutoring experience and a Bachelor's in Physics. I love working with students to both improve their understanding of the material and to lower their anxieties (and those of their parents!). Though I specialize in Math, Chemistry, Physics, and SAT prep, I cover most other subjects as well.
Adam Levin Algebra, Algebra II, Computer Applications, Elementary Math, New SAT and ACT, and more!
I have ten years of tutoring experience and am the founder of Tutor Delphia. I find that I am able to connect with students and help them learn at an accelerated rate through one-on-one tutoring.
Sarah Snyder Science, English, Math Elementary, Middle, and Upper Grades
I am a certified teacher and graduate of Teacher's College, Columbia University. My background is in Earth Science and I've taught middle school science for over 5 years. I also taught in India and am comfortable with students of all backgrounds.
Josh Ackerman English, History, Math, Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Social Studies, Test Prep, SAT/ACT, Study Skills, Hebrew
I was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, attended Jewish day schools through high school, and am now majoring in Economics and Political Economy at Temple University. As a student, I am acutely aware of differences in learning styles, the resulting need to tailor lessons to the individual student, and other challenges students face today.
Seth Schimmel Critical Reading, Writing, Literature, Philosophy, Social Studies, History, Contemporary Digital Applications
I meet my students where they're at, and strive to teach the critical thinking skills that are useful for reading, writing and doing research in today's world. I am deeply passionate about the ways that studying philosophy and history can impact the changing nature of how we learn in the the 21st century.
Robyn GurnariElementary and Middle School subjects; Science; all levels of Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology, and English/Writing.
My name is Robyn Gurnari and I am studying the speech-language-hearing sciences at La Salle University looking to pursue a career of speech therapy with all ages upon graduation. I specialize in sciences but can work with most subjects. My philosophy is that all subjects can be learned by varying teaching and learning methods. Adaptation is the key to success.
Robin Joy Finkelstein Reading, Writing, Elementary Education for 1st grade to 4th grade, Hebrew
I've been teaching for 36 years. For the past 11 years I've taught 1st to 4th grades in all subjects. I'm certified in elementary education and Hebrew and have taught many students, including those with special needs and English language learners.
Tim Dudinyak Elementary Math, Elementary Reading, Elementary Writing, Elementary Science and Social Studies
I am a certified elementary teacher who is passionate about education. I have worked in many roles for the past 19 years - teacher, camp counselor, after school program coordinator, tutor, and group home case worker. After recently completing my 10th year of teaching in Philadelphia, I look forward to more 1:1 work with students.
Ms. Kimberly Alburger Elementary Education (K-6th Grade); All elementary academic areas Special Education (N-12th) Reading Specialist (N-12th)
Hello! I am a certified elementary education and special education teacher. I graduated Temple University with a degree in Elementary/Special Education in 2006. Although I have been teaching for the School District of Philadelphia for the past nine years, I have been working with children for over fifteen years. I am truly devoted to meeting the needs of diverse learners!
Nancy Moore Reading, Math through Algebra and Geometry, Writing
I am an innovative tutor with strategies for anxious and/or underachieving students. I have specialized in researching and developing strategies for students who have learning difficulties, or find learning in a structured classroom a poor fit for the way they learn.
Mattia Perozzi Any middle school or high school math topic: Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry. For college students: Calculus I.
My main goal is for my students to be happy about the work we do together. This includes achievement of their personal goals, like tests and exams. But also the feeling that they are making progress during the lessons, that their specific issues are being addressed. The most important quality I have as a tutor, is that I care.
Steve Scarfone SAT, MCAT, Physics, Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, General and Organic Chemistry, Biology
I am a recent Penn graduate, with a Bachelor's degree in Biophysics. I have 6 years of tutoring experience, mostly with high school and college students, but I also taught science to elementary students in the Philadelphia School District for 4 years. I am comfortable and experienced with all ages, and committed to helping you or your child succeed!
Nick Tannen Middle School Math, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Calculus, Computer Applications, Java Programming
I recently graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where I was a math tutor and a teaching assistant for college algebra. I love being friends with my students and maintaining a comfortable environment where I can show them how to grapple with challenging concepts and come out on top.
Monica Harbison Reading, English, Language Arts & Writing - Grades K-12 Math - Elementary
I'm a certified Reading Specialist and English teacher with experience teaching students from kindergarten to high school. My title as an Improvement of Reading teacher has given me the expertise to prepare lessons for individual and small group instruction. I'm also a concerned community member who volunteers on Saturdays tutoring students at the neighborhood recreation center.
Emmalee Ranner Elementary Level: Any subject, any grade. Grades 5-8: Reading, writing, social studies, science. Grades 5-6: Math, reading, writing, social studies, science.
Greetings! I am a 24 year-old educator with a degree in Early Childhood Education from Bloomsburg University. I have recently moved to the King of Prussia area this August from the Poconos. I am becoming a substitute for the Philadelphia School District and there is nothing else I want more than to help students become all that they can be!