We are thrilled to announce that The Academy NJ is currently offering in-person after school, multi-sensory, literacy tutoring using the Wilson Reading Program for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade.

Location: Bell Works @ 101 Crawfords Corner Rd., Holmdel, NJ

Scheduling:  Our highly trained, Wilson Certified educators (Ann and Dawn) will be available Monday through Friday during after school hours for 60 or 90 minute sessions.  The Wilson Reading System® follows a ten-part lesson plan that moves at a quick pace with constant interaction between teacher and student. A full lesson requires 90 minutes to complete.

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Wilson Language recommends that a minimum of two complete lessons per week should be taught by a WRS certified instructor. In order to optimize student learning and attainment of skills, the following schedule for one-to-one instruction is recommended:

  • 60 minutes, at least 3 times per week
  • 90 minutes, at least 2 times per week

Summer: Summer hours are available.  Call or email for more information!

Cost:  Due to the cumulative nature of the program and rates of progress as outlined by Wilson Language, The Academy NJ asks families to commit to a minimum of 12 weeks of instruction.  Individual student progress will be measured and reported weekly to families.  After 12 weeks, parents may choose to have their child continue with the program.

Option 1- Recommended:  3 hours/week for 12 weeks (either two, 90 minute sessions or three, 60 minute sessions). We offer a discounted rate for the full program at $75/hour.

Option 2: Customized program- Additional sessions offered at $85/hour.

Monthly payment must be made prior to services being rendered. 

Our Tutors:  

Ann Gradman:  Ann is the Founding School Leader of The Academy NJ.  She has been teaching for 20 years in diverse settings.  Ann has a Master’s Degree in Reading and Learning Disabilities from NYU.  She is a certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner and Special Education Teacher.  Ann is passionate about helping children become fluent readers!

Dawn Pakrul:  Dawn has been teaching for over 20 years. She has a Master’s Degree in Education, LDT-C certification and she is a certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner. Dawn is currently working toward her Level 2 Wilson certification. Dawn loves working with children and she is so excited to be joining The Academy team!

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