She is owner and founder of Jersey Shore Learning Center. Her educational experience has included concentrated work in remedial, developmental and enrichment areas for kindergarten through college level students. Ms. D’Antoni has done extended independent research related to students with learning differences. Her program, “Pathways to the Mind,” is based on her experience, findings and research on the development of reading skills and has been recognized throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties.
Ms. D’Antoni’s teaching methods have been proven to be highly successful in the development of essential reading skills. Read more about Mary Beth’s story here.
Kelly is a Reading Specialist who has been in education for 15 years teaching kindergarten through 2nd grade with the Tinton Falls School District. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Kean University and later went on to receive her Elementary Education and Special Education Teacher Certifications at Georgian Court University. Kelly continued her education at Georgian Court where she received a Master of Arts in Education with a Reading Specialist / Literacy Coach certification.
Kelly currently is a Specialized Reading teacher in which she implements instruction to small groups of students using a multi-sensory approach to teaching reading. She collaborates with teachers to ensure school success and students reading achievement. Kelly is certified in the Wilson Language Program.
When Kelly is not helping students, she spends her time with family and friends. As a married mother of three children, Kelly’s time is spent on soccer fields, lacrosse fields, and at ice hockey rinks. Kelly and her husband, James, are avid sports enthusiasts, and they take great pride in watching their children succeed both on and off the athletic field.
Tara has taught the LD and self-contained population. In, addition, she had taught in the Resource Center and as an In-Class Support Teacher
As a Reading Specialist,Tara works on fluency, comprehension and writing skills. She also coaches teachers and helps to improve the Reading Program throughout the school.
Tara is certified in the Wilson Reading and Orton-Gillingham Programs. She utilizes a multi-sensory approach to help her students become successful readers.
She worked as a kindergarten, first and second grade teacher, before becoming a Reading Specialist in the East Brunswick Public School System. Kathy was with the East Brunswick Public Schools for 30 years and she was honored twice as the recipient of the Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award. She has been trained in the Orton and Wilson Reading Programs, as well as the Visualizing and Verbalizing Program. She was instrumental in implementing the Fundation’s Phonics Program in her district, as well as the Teacher’s College Reading and writing workshop models. She has presented several workshops for parents and teachers on how to help their children become better readers. Kathy was also a presenter at the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence 2012 Conference in Orlando, Florida. Kathy is dedicated to improving children’s reading skills through multi-sensory activities. She wants to develop a love for reading in each of her students.
I have given numerous Language Arts professional development sessions to my colleagues. I have received Employee of the Month recognition three times throughout my years teaching in Long Branch. I am familiar with many reading programs and assessments which allows me to provide a balanced approach to reading instruction.