Kope With Learning

tUTORING: The way to success!

Tutoring can help you create a better future and enjoy new opportunities!

ASSESS

Our tutors provide an initial assessment to determine your present level of proficiency.

IDENTIFY 

 They dig deep to discover error patterns in specific skills.

strategize 

Our tutors tailor materials to address your unique needs.

MASTER

Our tutors strive to build a firm foundation that will last a lifetime!

KWL

We offer private sessions with a tutor that specializes in the area in which you wish to improve.

 

Meet the tutors!

Sandy MacLeod Koop

CEO, ESL tutor, test prep instructor


Areas of expertise: ESL, test prep, cultural specialist, business professional, writing, presentations, teacher training in cross-cultural communications
Degree:  BS, Cairn Univ; MA  Education, SFU in Ft. Wayne, Indiana;MA in TESOL (Central Michigan Univ.) Test Prep certificate (London Language Institute, Ontario)
Experience: 30 plus, ESL 19 years, Test Prep 3 yrs
Countries taught in : teaching +30 years; Teacher training in Pakistan, English consultant (trip) for Insurance Company in Colombia

Tsune Kawakita

Business professional tutor


Areas of expertise:
Business, international affairs, global issues, creative writingcross-culture
Degree:
MS in Materials Engineering, Waseda Japan; MEng in Chemical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada
Experience:
10 years business tutor
Countries taught in:
United States, Japan, VietNam, Kazachistan,Indonesia, Thailand

Kathryn Anne Myers

 ESL tutor


Area of expertise:
  ESL; Liberal arts & culture; Business English
Degree:
AB (Oberlin College); MAT 1974 Cycle VII Teacher Corps; Bilingual K-8 New Mexico Univ.
Experience :
5 y ESL Northwood Univ; 3 1/2 yrs. Bilingual classroom, Montana
Countries taught in:
 USA

Tracey Wood

Test Prep Instructor, Math and Science tutor, Orton Gillingham Decoding and Advanced tutor

Areas of expertise: SAT & ACT test prep, Math & Science, dyslexia tutoring, therapy special needs accommodations, pre-college tutoring
Degree:
BEng Aeromechanical engineering from Cranfield Univ; Secondary Ed from Durham Univ; MI Dyslexia Inst.
Experience:
24 yrs. teaching; 24 yrs. Test prep; 4 yrs SAT/ACT, private tutoring 25 yrs.
Countries taught in:
US, UK, Belgium & Canada+ international schools with 30 different countries represented

Gregg Young

SAT/ACT test prep instructor, ESL instructor, business professional tutor

Areas of expertise: problem solving skills, test prep, ESL, Stem skills, innovation
Degree: BA in Chemistry (Rice Univ); TESOL (0XFORD certification)
Experience: business skills 25 years; test prep 1 year
Countries taught in: US. Switzerland

Jeremiah Lee

 ESL tutor


Area of expertise:
 TOEFL preparation, speaking and pronunciation, grammar, English for Business Purposes
Degree:
 BA in History from DePauw University, MAT in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from University of Southern California, CELTA Teaching Certificate (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Cambridge
Years active: 
11 years
Countries taught in:
 USA, Japan, China

Olga Fagan

 ESL tutor


Areas of expertise: A.B. In Slavic Languages and Literatures
Degree:  BS, Cairn Univ; MA  Education, SFU in Ft. Wayne, Indiana;MA in TESOL (Central Michigan Univ.) Test Prep certificate (London Language Institute, Ontario)
Experience: 16 years tutoring adults and children
Countries taught in: Germany, USA

Lynda Allen

ESL tutor


Area of expertise:  
Secondary ed. ESL Pre-school- 8th, Adult ed, ESL reading and grammar
Degree:
BA Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Years of Experience:
25 years in many areas
Countries taught in:
USA

Dale Arnold

 ESL tutor


Areas of Expertise:
ESL, test prep, Young Learners. Business English
Degree: BS from Grand Canyon Univ.  MA in Writing from Lindenwood Univ.
Experience:
+25 in ESL . test prep, language fields
Countries taught in:
USA , China, South Korea, Taiwan,Mexico, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan

Abby Arnold

 ESL tutor


Area of expertise:
Cultural skills, ESL skills, History, Geography
Degree:
MA in Humanities from CHIBA Univ, in Japan, SLA (Second Language Acquisition)
Experience :
+15 in ESL, test prep, Language areas
Countries taught in:
USA, Japan, South Korea, China

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