Master of Arts, Composition, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2015
Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2013; Certificate from Simmons in Special Need Education - Moderate Disabilities
Bachelor of Arts, English, University of Missouri, 2008
Initial Massachusetts Teaching License, English 5-12; Math 5-8; SEI Endorsement; MA Certification in 5-12, Moderate Disabilities
Brian has been tutoring for 12 years, specializing in English from 5th grade through college and Middle School Math through Algebra. He has prepared 8th grade students for the MCAS and is preparing students for the upcoming PARCC tests. He prepares students for all sections of the HSPT, ISEE, SSAT, and the new SAT tests. He is currently a TA at University of Massachusetts Boston in Writing and Composition and teaches 8th grade English in Waltham. He provides college students with English Composition support, including essay writing, organizing large projects, proofreading, and editing. He is experienced in working with students with a wide range of special needs and those on IEPs. Additionally, he attended Boston Latin Academy and served as a student teacher there recently.