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Learning Specialist / Literary Specialist

Meghan Adler has been an educator for over twenty years, previously in New York, where her teaching experience was profiled in The New York Times. Meghan currently works as a learning and literacy specialist in the Bay Area. She holds a BS in Elementary Education, as well as an MS in Reading, and served as an adjunct professor of literacy at Hofstra University’s Graduate School of Education. In San Francisco, she spent many years volunteering at 826 Valencia, where she mentored young writers and poets. In honor of her excellent work and dedication to 826, Meghan was named a Tutor of the Month. Some of her lessons were chosen to be included in the book, Don’t Forget to Write: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons for the Elementary Grades, published by 826 National, edited by Jennifer Traig and Dave Eggers. Meghan offers individual learning support and mentoring to students and their families.

Grades K-12 / Emphasizing:

  • creative and expository writing techniques
  • executive-function proficiency
  • high school and college entrance essay support
  • organization, time management, and self-regulation skills
  • test-taking strategies and study skills
  • reading comprehension strategies
  • spelling support
  • vocabulary development