The Ivy Bound staff has voted and we are happy to announce our tutors of the year for 2016!

isaac gRay Rabuska and Isaac Goldstein have been chosen in the “Junior Instructor” category.

Ray is currently studying Chemistry at CCSU. He teaches students K-12 for many levels of math and chemistry. Ray has done an excellent job working with a wide range of academic students and his sunny personality is always appreciated. Isaac is a student at Stanford, studying Symbolic Systems and Theater and Performance Studies. He teaches SAT, ACT, and several other subjects. Isaac has gotten wonderful feedback from parents, staff members and even fellow tutors. He was also very helpful with revising our ACT materials last summer.

theresa wFor the second year in a row, Theresa West has been chosen as the tutor of the year in the “Senior Instructor” category.

Theresa is a Trinity College and Columbia University graduate. She has been teaching students the strategies needed to succeed on the SAT and ACT since 2011. Theresa is an amazing tutor who always goes the extra mile for her students and Ivy Bound. She has made numerous contributions to our materials and always strives for perfection.

Kevin Weaver and Laura Lundgren tied for second.  Kevin Weaver is also an invaluable member of our team and we could not live without him! He specializes in SAT, ACT, AP Math, ISEE/SSAT, PSAT and study skills for test day. Kevin is always generous with his time and has made so many contributions to our materials. He is also very patient with his students.

Laura Lundgren is one of our world travelers and was willing to give up several weeks last summer to teach a class in Africa. She specializes in AP/SAT Language Spanish, PSAT and SAT  and ACT prep. Laura always brings her friendly and happy personality along when teaching classes or private tutoring. In addition, she has been generous with taking the time to help edit the Ivy Bound materials.

kevin wCongratulations to all of you! We appreciate your hard work and dedication to your students. Your expertise with our lessons and test knowledge makes you invaluable to this team. Your flexibility makes our jobs so much easier and we are grateful.


Terri Fischer for the Ivy Bound Team