RONNIE B. SILVER
Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey 07677
(201) 573-0377

 

 

SUMMARY

Established learning consultant with proven track record of bringing students
with reading, writing and math deficits to grade level in a
time-effective manner; many years of experience
including tutoring and elementary school teaching

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Adelphi Educational Services, Inc., Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
Educational Consultant and Tutor 1983-Present

  • Founder and Director of full-range service providing tutoring in all K-12 subjects and SAT preparation for over 2000 students

  • Personally tutored more than 250 students in reading, writing, math and study skills

  • Expert at combining methods and materials to develop individualized learning programs

  • Successful at reaching students with whom other professionals have failed by implementing goal-setting, providing reinforcement and building confidence

  • Designed materials for early readers and students with reading deficits that stimulate the desire to learn and increase self-esteem

  • Developed comprehensive study-skills curriculum emphasizing multi-sensory techniques, enabling students at all levels to study more efficiently and independently

  • Taught adult education version of study skills curriculum to parents and educators in Emerson, Fair Lawn, Fort Lee, Mahwah, Tenafly, and Pascack Valley school districts.

  • Created and implemented innovative reading improvement summer course for entering at-risk students at Paramus Catholic High School

  • Taught workshops on Challenges Facing Today’s High School Students  for professional staff  at the Frisch School and Bergen Catholic High School

  • Taught workshops on Homework Survival for Parents at Emerson Adult School and Oradell Public Library

EDUCATION

M.A. Psychology/Remedial Reading – Teacher’s College, Columbia University
M.A. Learning Disabilities – Fairleigh Dickinson University
B.S. Education – City College, City University

CERTIFICATIONS

Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
Teacher of Reading K-12
Teacher of the Handicapped
Elementary School Teacher
Mental Health First Aid

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Introduction to Orton-Gillingham Approach for Reading, Writing, Spelling
Diagnosis of Dyslexia
Diagnosis and Remediation in Math Deficits
Diagnosis Attention Deficit Disorder
Social Skill Communication Deficits in Children with Nonverbal Learning Disorder,
Aspergers and Attention Deficits

AFFILIATIONS

International Dyslexia Association
Bergen County Professional Women’s Network
Pascack Hills Valley Coalition for Resilient Youth-Trustee
Pascack Valley Chamber of Commerce