The arts, and athletics are important too
We want to help your child maintain a healthy balance with school, the arts, and sports too and know these activities are important to a lot of children. Browse our experts offering art, language, music and sport lessons and coaching to help your student become the best they can be!
PhD: French studies, The Ohio State University; MA: French studies, Auburn University;
BA:International Relations, Kent State University
18 years as college professor
I have taught and tutored all ages, 7-adult
My expertise is in French language, literature, and culture. I can tutor all levels of language learning including advanced students (AP).
I can also tutor writing, English, language arts, history and related subjects at all levels. I have a sub-specialty in history; I have worked as a freelance editor/proofreader.
BA: Elementary Education,
Lakehead University in Ontario Canada
BA: Child Development Brock University
15 years teaching/tutoring
I specialize in literacy, whether that be English language learners or students who are reading on grade level, maintaining grade level, and challenging with higher level work. I work with phonics, beginning readers and work to improve reading rate and recovery/retention.
BA: English and creative writing, Kenyon College (2020); UAHS (2016)
3 years teaching creative writing
1 year foreign language tutoring
I’m passionate about helping students excel in English, essay writing, college essays, creative writing, and 7th-10th grade Spanish. I can facilitate group or 1-on-1 lessons and provide feedback on essays/projects. For seniors, I offer college essay editing services and can help with everything from brainstorming to revising a final draft.
Art Instructors & Programs
9th-12th, College, Grad
Architecture, Graphic Design,
B.S: Architecture, BA: Psychology MS: City/Regional Planning, Ohio State University
6+ years formal in-person courses, one-on-one tutoring, and formal virtual courses
My passion is helping students pursue careers within the design fields: architecture, graphic design, and fine arts. I have experience instructing and mentoring students in the preparation of portfolios, admission, CVs, and understanding the unique professional culture within the design industry.
Art & Technology Educator
BA: Art, Minor Sociology, Emmanuel College
IB Certified Art Teacher
43 years teaching: grades 5-8
Art: Drawing, Painting, Design, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Technology (Photoshop, Graphic Arts,3D Printing), and Reading
I can help students with reading at the middle school level, or any arts at the middle school, high school or IB level.
Offering Art Kits for all ages through Wonderment that inspire, guide and cultivate creative thinking at home with high-quality re-usable supplies and guided, yet open-ended art explorations.
Art Enrichment for Pod Learners
1.5 hour classes for ages 7+
(4 to 6 week sessions)
Day/Time/Location can be chosen by groups depending on need. (In-person or virtual)
Need at least 4 students for a group—
up to 9 total. Supplies included.
Classes focus on creative thinking, pushing boundaries, exploring materials, and self-expression.
Private Vocal Instructor
Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance,
The Ohio State University
40 years private Vocal Instructor to students in UA and surrounding areas
I teach correct singing techniques to enable students to perfect vocal skills, which can be applied to all genres of music, including: Classical repertoire, Broadway Musical selections, Folk songs, and Popular songs.
I prepare singers for school and community theatre auditions at each level, from middle school to college entrance auditions.
Sports Coaches & Programs
NCAA Div 1, 2, 3
BS: Education, Wilmington College '78
MA: Miami University '79
Certification: Health/PE, University of S.C.
40 years: Qualified to teach 5th -12th grade
College coach NCAA Div 1, 2, 3
As a college coach who has coached at NCAA Div. 1, 2 and 3 I am very comfortable navigating high school athletes on the recruiting process-- especially during the