Master of Arts, Educational Leadership and Organizations, University of California at Santa Barbara
Master of Arts, Educational Psychology, University of California at Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts, Theater Arts, The Catholic University of America
Massachusetts Teaching Licensure, Middle School (5-9)
Dirk has been teaching for 30 years and recently retired from teaching fifth grade within the Newton public schools. He has extensive experience tutoring students in grades 5-8 in math and science, and students in grades 5-12 in English Language Arts and history. He prepares students for all sections of the ISEE and SSAT tests. He has worked with students at all levels, from advanced students to those with learning disabilities, including extensive experience supporting students with ADD/ADHD, reading comprehension delays, ASD, and additional needs.