Bespoke's program in LA helps students prepare for standardized tests, middle- and high-school courses, and college and graduate work. Many of Bespoke's families are bi-coastal, taking advantage of NYC's office when out East and LA's expert teachers when out West. Experience an uninterrupted program of studies that can be coordinated between those two offices. Students in Los Angeles will enjoy tutoring in their homes, Bespoke's detailed mock test analysis, and support from our knowledgeable office staff.
While growing up in New York City, Tim attended The Horace Mann School for fifteen years. After graduating from Yale College, he taught at a boarding school in Massachusetts and then at The Fieldston School in the Bronx. Prior to founding Bespoke Education, he worked in the corporate offices of Kaplan Test Prep helping to train teachers and write course curricula. He is the author of Kaplan's GRE Biology retail book, and he has been an adjunct professor in the Math and Science Departments of both SUNY's Fashion Institute of Technology and Columbia University's Teachers College. Tim also holds a Masters Degree in Education from Teachers College. For nearly twenty years, he has tutored in a variety of subject areas and for nearly every standardized test offered.
Abe grew up in Washington, DC, where he attended the Sidwell Friends School. He went on to the University of Chicago, where he graduated with honors from the English department, won the Margaret C. Annan Award for creative writing, and worked as a tutor with local middle school students. After graduating, he taught high school English, history, and creative writing as a New York City Teaching Fellow, while simultaneously earning a Master's degree in the Science of Teaching and Education from Pace University. Recently, Abe has spent time traveling in Africa, teaching English and math to primary school students in Tanzania and working on a novel. Abe tutors students of all ages in English language, literature, history, and math, and for the SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, and SHSAT exams. He also coordinates Bespoke's college programs including Bespoke University.
Originally from Mexico City, Elisa received her B.A. in English from Yale. Most recently, she taught in New York at the Cervantes Institute, a non-profit created by the Spanish Government. As a private tutor, Elisa specializes in test prep (ISEE, SAT, ACT) and language study (Spanish, French). She has worked extensively with students with learning disabilities and other special needs. Currently working in the entertainment industry, Elisa is a freelance writer for various publications including Girl World Daily. And, in case you're looking, she's a YogaWorks certified instructor.
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