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Tutor profile: Maria C.

Maria C.
Screenwriter with teaching and tutoring background
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About Maria

About Maria
I am a screenwriter from the East Coast, living in Los Angeles, who is passionate about education. I was raised in an academic household, in which my parents both worked for Yale—my mother as an Italian professor, and my father as a lawyer for the university. Growing up in a college town instilled in me a deep love of learning, and exposed me early on to teaching. During high school, I participated in a summer enrichment program, through which I taught various subjects to middle school students. I went on to T.A. within my major department...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
The majority of my experience is in writing instruction: I have taught English Composition to college and middle school students and tutored high school students applying to college on their personal essays. Most recently, I worked as a T.A. at UCLA while earning my M.F.A. there in Screenwriting. For three academic quarters, I taught English Composition 3 to undergraduates through the university’s Writing Programs department. The course, which prepares underclassmen to write at the university level, requires students to craft persuasive essays...
University of California - Los Angeles
Film and Television
Master's Degree
2016 - 2018
Dartmouth College
Italian Language and Literature
Bachelor's Degree
2008 - 2012

Work Experience

Work Experience
UCLA - Writing Programs and Film Departments, Teaching Associate
2017 - 2018
English Composition 3 instructor (3 quarters), Introductory Screenwriting TA (2 quarters)

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