Position: Director & Tutor
Qualification: Master of Arts in Linguistics
Phone: 1(866) 60-TEACH
Barbara is the Founder and Head Tutor of Monterey Tutoring. Barbara has been a career-long educator and learning specialist with over 12 years experience working to meet the educational needs of students, parents, teachers and school administrators. Barbara has worked in education research in addition to teaching, and she holds a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Her areas of tutoring include math, writing, and literacy skills.
Barbara grew up in New York and attended Hunter College, where she graduated with a BA in languages and mathematics. Wanting a change after college she moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1993 where she completed her MA in Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. At UNM, she was an Education Specialist on a NSF-funded research project on assessing cognitive diversity, and a Teaching Assistant in the Linguistics department. Barbara has also taught English at the University of New Mexico and GED Math to students at Central New Mexico Community College. Before founding Monterey Tutoring she worked for the Defense Language Institute in Monterey as a Language Technology Manager.
Barbara has helped hundreds of students prepare for a broad range of standardized tests and academic challenges. Given her love of teaching, her gift in motivating and assisting children toward achieving their goals, and the overwhelming success that her students have enjoyed, Barbara founded Monterey Tutoring to help students in the Monterey Bay area.
In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and reading.
K-8 All Subjects, Reading, Literacy, Special Needs, Organization & Study Skills