With seven years of tutoring and teaching experience, Tess has tutored high school English, and taught elementary school language arts and undergraduate courses at Texas State University and St. Edward’s University. Along with her experience in the school setting, Tess holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, a Texas Board of Educator General teaching certificate, and an English as a Second Language teaching certificate. After receiving her master’s degree in Literacy Education, she obtained her certification as a Reading Specialist. As an international teacher, Tess has enjoyed working with English Language Learners from around the world. She is dedicated to helping her students improve confidence and build skills, while fostering joy in their writing.