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Tutor profile: Alan K.

Alan K.
Retired Attorney with Master's in Education and Psychology with English Teaching and Tutoring Experience


About Alan

About Alan
Hi, I'm Alan. I currently tutor English to more than 20 students monthly, each with unique needs. My skills are tools to help each student reach his or her individual goals. Learning French in school was difficult for me, so I understand what it can be like to become comfortable learning new academic skills. The best teachers were able to engage me and create an enjoyable, creative, supportive, and relaxed learning experience. While a lesson plan should include foundations of English (writing organization, literature analysis, vocabulary,

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ENGLISH TUTOR FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS - 2018 - 2019 • Tutor students in fundamentals of English (writing organization, literature analysis, vocabulary, grammar, and mechanics as necessary, each with its own content) tailored to each student’s needs and current skills. ENGLISH TUTOR FOR JAPANESE STUDENTS – 2018 - 2019 • Tutor students of all skill levels and ages. (Instruction includes phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatic skills as necessary.) Also teach topical English, including English in the...
Long Island University
Master's Degree
1994 - 1996
Hofstra University
Juris Doctor (J.D.)
1985 - 1988
CUNY Queens College
Master's Degree
1985 - 1988
Stony Brook University
Political Science
Bachelor's Degree
1981 - 1985

Work Experience

Work Experience
1996 - 2015
• Performed extensive legal writing and research pertaining to commercial real estate holdings and contract law, negotiated pending real estate sales to Dutch oil companies. - Retired
Stony Brook University, Psychology Extern
2010 - 2013
Worked with college students on issues including anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and interpersonal relationships,
SYOSSET HIGH SCHOOL, Guidance Counselor
1994 - 1996
• Worked with students grades nine to 12. Wrote more than 400 college recommendations, including many to Ivy-League schools in a competitive district. Reviewed hundreds of personal essays prior to students’ submission to institutions.


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