Ashley Pizzo, M.A.Ed. and Danielle Foster, M.S.Ed.

Ashley Pizzo, M.A.Ed. and Danielle Foster, M.S.Ed.

 

Academic Directors

Ashley Pizzo is a literacy expert who has worked as a reading specialist in New York and the District of Columbia. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Stonehill College and a Master's Degree in Literacy Education from New York University. Ashley has received extensive training in researched-based programs for literacy. She is trained in the I.M.S.E Orton- Gillingham, the Wilson Reading System, and the Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention program. Ashley excels in pinpointing a students strengths and needs through a variety of diagnostic assessments and using data to to support students development.

Danielle Foster is an experienced intervention specialist who has worked in D.C. Public Schools. Her experiences in teaching include special education, first grade general education, and fourth grade general education. Danielle received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Special Education from Fordham University. Danielle is a certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner and Wilson Fundations Intervention Facilitator. She is trained in a variety of math and literacy intervention programs to support optimal academic growth. Danielle administers diagnostic assessments to provide tailored instruction based on a student's individual needs.

From the first session we had a great “fit.” Our son looks forward to tutoring and his teachers have noticed improvement in his skills and understanding of the subjects. We are delighted.
— 5th Grade Parent, Maryland