Above Grade Educational Services LLC.
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After every session she asks me if I have improved from the beginning. She is very responsive and she is extremely nice. Most of all, I have became a better writer because of my tutor. I would like to recommend her for English tutoring.Jul 1, 2019Verified
Jocelyn was polite and quickly connected me with a tutor for my kids. We got Lina, she’s a patient and really good with children (6,7) I admire her approach to teaching them.Apr 7, 2020Verified
I truly enjoyed working with Jocelyn and Laura! Jocelyn was extremely responsive and timely in her responses to my emails. When I had my initial conversation with Jocelyn, it felt like I was talking to a close friend. She got a feel for my personality to match me with the best tutor, Laura! Laura is extremely sweet, patient, and knowledgeable. Although she is a native Spanish speaker, she is still able to explain and break down various grammar rules/terms, which has helped me to gain a deeper understanding of the language. I would definitely recommend working with Laura to improve your Spanish speaking skills :)Jul 9, 2018VerifiedAbove Grade Educational Services LLC.'s reply
Thank you, Jazmin, it was such a pleasure to talk with you and get to know you. We are thrilled you enjoy your lessons with Laura!
I have had an excellent experience using Above Grade Educational Services. Jocelyn has been very helpful and responsive in helping me to set up my tutoring and my tutor, Fio, has been excellent. Each session with her is helpful and works to build on my skills and she is responsive to any questions or requests I have for extra practice. Grateful I found this company!Aug 1, 2018VerifiedAbove Grade Educational Services LLC.'s reply
Thank you Lana! We are just as grateful to have you as a client. Fio enjoys working with you too, and we are excited for you to take your test!
We hired Jocelyn for test preparation and writing services for my daughter's college admissions. We are also exercising options for Spanish classes with this company. There were a couple of reasons we hired Jocelyn. 1. She is knowledgeable about the ACT and what we could do to help our daughter succeed through the use of strategies 2. My daughter felt at ease and comfortable with Jocelyn the first time she talked to her over the phone. 3. We liked that Jocelyn and her team have more than one service avaliable. We don't have to hire out seperately for writing, ACT and Spanish classes. What puts the icing on the cake is that the work is quality and not mediocre.Nov 13, 2017VerifiedAbove Grade Educational Services LLC.'s reply
Thank you for this review. Your daughter is so awesome! She has such great potential in her endeavors. We look forward to further assisting!
License Type: Educator (GA)
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?In our pricing, we aim to be fair to both the customer and the instructor. The company policy is to I focus on quality and not quantity. Therefore, we only have a limited amount of students each instructor can have on their roster. We are not the cheapest company as we believe teachers should be compensated generously for their hard work. We are not the most expensive company as we believe in being fair and modest to our customers. Lastly, we have a price structure built in place to ensure commitment from both the customer and instructor.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Typically, a client will call and tell us the areas they or their student has struggled. We will arrange an appointment for a comprehensive assessment. During the first meeting, the evaluation targets the strengthens and weaknesses of the student. From there, we are then able to create an individualized learning plan. How to start: Initial Consultation Assessment to pinpoint areas of strengthens and weakness Review of Assessment Start lessons
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?As the lead at Above Grade, I have taught and consulted now for almost ten years, in addition to obtaining M.Ed in Education. I am currently seeking my Doctorate in Education. My certifications include elementary (all the content areas), Special Education p-12th grades, Reading endorsement K-5 and ESOL education p-12th grades. All of our team members are graduates with either undergrad or graduate degrees in the areas they specialize. Our combined team has over 45 years experience in teaching, tutoring and mentoring. We all have an excellent rapport with our clients, and we cannot wait to help you or your student achieve success!