Note: The following companies and private tutors have either submitted their names to BSM or have been recommended by a BSM teacher or parent. BSM does not claim personal knowledge of each company or individual below. It is your responsibility to reseach the companies or individuals available.
Tutoring is available in all subject areas for all grade levels. We tutor in math through Calculus and in science through Physics. Summer classes are also available in reading, writing, math and study skills. Contact Elayne Engler at (952) 591-9437.
Achieve Academics help students in our community achieve their personal best in course work and college admissions exams. We offer comprehensive and customized 1:1, semi-private and small group ACT test prep programs. With the help of Master and PhD tutors, we’ve assisted more than 500 local students achieve their academic goals, BSM students included. Achieve Academics is proud to be a 3 time donor to the BSM Auction – A Knight for All Seasons and an active advertiser in sport programs.
This journey is about you and your student, not Achieve Academics and we will do what it takes to assist your student realize their academic goals, no matter where that takes them! BSM references are available upon request. Please Contact Us for a complimentary parent meeting here or sign up your student for a practice test here. Contact Jennifer Paidosh, Owner & Director, (763) 559-8378
Tutoring at Brightmont Academy for grades 3 -12 means one-to-one instruction all of the time. One experienced teacher individualizes instruction for one student throughout every learning session. The teacher adjusts the pace and approach to ensure that the student understands each concept before proceeding to the next and helps the student successfully complete school assignments. The results: maximum learning gains and increased self-confidence. Contact Jess Bauer at (763) 452-4650.
Club Z In-Home Tutoring offers individualized, one-on-one, in-home tutoring on all subjects with the same instructor for each session. Choose from 2 different programs, each of which improves necessary academic skills, identifies the most effective test taking tips and strategies, and helps the student improve their speed for taking the ACT or SAT. Contact Ted Brown at (952) 239-3868.
Certified tutors in reading, math, science, and language.
Contact Cindy Klossner at (952) 239-5860.
Cindy Klossner has been a classroom teacher/tutor for many years.
Contact Cindy Klossner at (952) 239-5860.
General Academic Tutoring and ACT Tutoring - Nancy Thimsen
Nancy Thimsen has been a classroom teacher/tutor since 1977.
Contact Nancy at (612) 281-1468.
General Academic Tutoring and ACT Tutoring - Mallory Hoch
A BSM graduate and tutor in English, reading, writing, college essay writing, history (AP or exam prep), Spanish and study skills and organization. Contact Mallory Hoch.
Personalized 1/1 in home tutoring. K - College; Math, science, reading, writing, foreign language, history and test prep. Organization and study skills too.
Karen E. Hemphill, CFA; (612) 990-2890
Karen is very good at working with students on general study skills, organization, planning for tests/setting up study plans. she is also very good at editing, resume writing, working with upper schoolers on college applications, essays, cover letters. She had three children graduate from Breck and one is currently in Medical School so she is well versed in the college app process, writing essays, editing etc. Karen can also tutor students in French, English courses and social studies.
Kay Tutoring offers 1x1 tutoring in all subjects, study skills and coaching to help students realize their potential, test prep, writing help, college essay assistance. Founder Andrea Kay is a Blake grad, did her undergrad at Yale, and has an M.Ed. from the U. Tutors are often teachers with a Master's degree or higher. BSM references upon request!
Contact: Andrea Kay at (612) 807-2525.
National Honor Society Tutoring – Mr. Rob Epler
The Learning Center at Groves Academy offers an array of specialized services for students diagnosed with learning disabilities like dyslexia, and/or attention disorders like ADHD. These services include tutoring, diagnostic testing, summer school, speech-language services, career counseling, and assistive technology. The Learning Center is open year round. To schedule an appointment, contact Groves Academy at (952) 920-6377 or complete a client information form.
Unlimited tutoring sessions for $99/month for 30 minutes sessions or $149/month. Tutoring is available for all subject areas. Book as many subjects as you need, whenever you need them, with just 48 hours advance notice. For questions and/or to enroll, call (877) 654-8886.
Edina Contact: Heather Garcia at (952) 922-2488
Plymouth Contact: Amy Servi at (763) 542-0005
Apple Valley Contact: Desire Stratt at (952) 953-6533
The Learning Edge Educational Services - Jennifer Paulsen, Director
Contact Jennifer Paulsen at (651) 905-0569.
Reading and study skills, writing, math (prealgebra to calculus), science (all levels)
Contact Sheryl Halpern Newman at (952) 593-0369.
Yellow Parachute is the BRIGHT spot in your educational story. Our model, founded on 20 years of direct experience bridging the gap between the classroom and individual student’s needs, puts your student on the path to success. We emphasize the supportive relationship between Personal Learning Coach and Student as a defining component in inspiring each student and are actively hiring talented teachers (especially in math and science, including AP Statistics) to put the best teachers with students who need them most. You benefit from the experience of 1:1 tutoring with the network and knowledge base of a multi-tutor company.
We welcome your phone call or website visit to find out more about Learning Coach availability and costs: (612) 361-7266
AP Macro/Microeconomics Tutor - Barry Schwabe
Barry Schwabe has a master's in business for the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. He has taught at several local colleges and has years of experience in the business world. Contact: 952.922-8651, firstname.lastname@example.org, barryschwabe.weebly.com
Math Tutors – Robert Duffy and Associates
Pre-algebra to Calculus, including statistics. Contact Robert Duffy at (612) 819-2699.
Math and Physics Tutor - Dr. Robert Cassola
Dr. Cassola has a Ph.D. in Physics and Math and he has taught physics/math at Ohio State University, Concordia University, and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Cassola has tutored many students throughout the years in various subjects and also as preparation for the ACT exam. Dr. Cassola does NOT tutor for AP Statistics. Contact Dr. Cassola at (952) 474-6174.
Math Tutor – Andre Caron, M.A.
Prealgebra to Calculus & Statistics.
Contact Andre Caron at (952) 949-0573.
Math, Chemistry and Physics Tutor - Jim Gamble
Contact Jim Gamble at (952) 463-6243. Jim tutors all types of math, including statistics.
Math Tutor - Larry Guzan
Larry Guzan is a BSM parent and Master's in Mathematics.
Contact Larry at (952) 250-8382.
Math Tutor - Andrea Poeschl
Andrea Poeschl holds a Master's degree in Mathematics and has experience tutoring all levels of math from grade 3 - College Algebra. She does not tutor for AP Statistics.
Contact Andrea at (651) 353-1343.
Math Tutor - Grades 6-9 - Michelle Fristrom
Michelle is available during the summer months only.
Math and Science Tutor - Randall Sarkis
Randall Sarkis is anEngineer and Tutor. Randall tutors all subjects in Math (Algebra through AP Calculus, including statistics) and Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Contact Randall Sarkis at (952) 368-4401.
Chemistry or Physics Tutor - William Drasler B.S. M.S.
Contact William Drasler or on his website.
Professional Math Tutors – Abraham Gadalla
Abe tutors AP Calculus BC, AP Calculus AB, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra II, Algebra I, ACT math, SAT math, and Functions and Statistics, but not in depth on statistics.
Contact Abraham Gadalla at (763) 420-3875.
Scholastically Superior: Tutoring and Mentoring - Niki Galownia, Ph.D.
Private tutoring for a wide range of subjects with particular expertise in math and science. 15+ years tutoring experience. References available.
Contact Niki at (612) 581-7637.
Reading and Spelling Tutoring
Orton-Gillingham of Minnesota is offering summer sessions for students who need help with reading and spelling. More details and registration form. Also, help available for students with ADSS, Dyslexia and other special needs.
Contact Orton-Gillingham at (763) 951-2379.
Reading Therapist - Patricia Sequeira OG-CT (Orton-Gillingham Certified Teacher)
Patricia Sequeira is a parent of BSM graduates. She is a Reading Therapist, trained in levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Orton-Gillingham, a multisensory approach to teaching, reading, and spelling. Patricia is a Dyslexia Practitioner, OG-CT(Orton-Gillingham Certified Teacher, CDP (Certified Dyslexia Practitioner) and WDP (Wilson Level 1 Dyslexia Practitioner).
Contact Patricia Sequeira at (952) 303-2074.
Summer Reading Skills Program – Various Age Groups – Various Age Groups
Contact Summer Reading Skills Program at (800) 964-2030
SWIFT: Speed Reading with Intention, Focus & Technique
The English Tutor LLC specializes in test prep, English, math, science, college essays, and speed-reading.
Contact founder Rosemary Stalter.
University of Minnesota Center for Reading Research
Summer Reading Skill and Speed Reading Programs for adults and children. Offered during the summer in Chanhassen, Edina, Plymouth, and on the U of M campus. Work on phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, study skills, speed reading, and develop a love of reading.
Call 1-800-715-1498 for more information.
Spanish Tutor – Kelsey Jacobson
Kelsey is a MN Licensed Spanish Teacher. Kelsey is available during the summer months only.
Contact Kelsey at (763) 807-3858