Grade Levels 

3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Areas of Focus 

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Spelling

  • Vocabulary

  • English as a Second Language

  • Study Skills + Homework Help 

  • Phonics

  • Spanish

  • Special Needs: specific learning disabilities, intellectual learning disabilities, emotional behavioral disorders, speech/language impairment, ASD, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, hyperlexia, dyscalculia, depression, anxiety, emotional stress, traumatic grief, adverse child experience, chronic stress hippocampus, hypervigilance, traumatic brain injury, hearing impairment, visual impairments, orthopedic impairment, emotionally disturbed, speech impairment, language impairment, intellectual disability

  • Test Prep: SAT, ACT, GED, PSAT, SAT II, AP LANG AND COMP

Credentials

  • B.A., English, St. Josephs College (Minor in Secondary Education) 

  • M.Ed. (in-progress)

  • Reading/ESE Endorsement (in-progress)

  • Certified Teacher in Secondary English Education (6-12), FL and NY

  • State License, FL and NY 

Crystal E. 

I am unique because growing up my teachers became my mentors, when my parents got divorced school became my safe haven, my place of comfort, and my educators provided me with love allowing me to build trust with them, within my work, but more importantly within myself. I became an educator to be the same model example for our future generations of tomorrow. My secondary degree in English Education, implementation of academic, character, and mindfulness education has enabled me to build strong life long relationships with my students past, present, and future

 

People would be surprised to know that I am Cuban and Italian from New York and that I do in fact speak Spanish. I received honorable mention of Teacher of the Year my second year as a teacher. I have been dancing since I was three years old, coaching dance since I was fifteen, and traveled to Amsterdam to an international Break Dancing Competition with a former student named "King of Kidz", who is now a professional dancer, owns his own studio, is sponsored by Redbull, Monster Energy, and is now considered number one in break dancing across the globe (Sergio “Bboy Zeku” Garcia).

 

If I could tell my younger self one piece of advice, it would be do not dwell on the past as the past only exists in language and the only thing we have control over is our present, remember to love yourself just as much as you love your students, and you are the cause in the matter of your life so make what happens matter for the world not just for you. 

 

Services​

  • Homeschool Teaching 

  • Homeschool Tutoring 

  • Homework Help

  • One-on-One / Small Group / Large Group

Location(s)

  • Brickell

  • Coral Gables 

  • Downtown

  • Little Havana

  • Willing to travel (20-30 miles)

  • In-Home / Online / Remote 

Availability

  • Monday through Sunday

  • 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

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