English Tutor List

English Tutor List

The following people are private tutors. It should be noted that screening tutors for experience, references and price is the responsibility of the individual wanting the service. Libertyville High School is not responsible for agreements reached between parties.

Tutor Name

Contact Information


Tessa Aiossa



Certified to teach English, grades 6-12 and has tutored for the ACT for the past 3 years.

Hope Babowice


Columnist with 18 years experience with the Daily Herald can offer guidance through the college essay process. Can direct students with Common Application essays, admission essays, scholarship essays and other items required for college application submissions.

Robert J. Coscarelli



Retired educator with 38 years of experience teaching language arts at the high school and college level.

Available to provide tutoring with grammar, composition, reading, public speaking and preparation for the verbal and written portions of the SAT and ACT exams.

Fee is $35 an hour

Sarah Elizabeth Farish



English, any level

Reading comprehension and composition

ACT preparation

College essay writing

Joyce Fan


English - any level

MaryEllen Henderson


English - any level

Joshua Kinnee



ACT Prep, any subject

Debra Mahlmeister


English, Freshman/Sophomore, Study Skills, Test Anxiety

Kristy Miller


English - any level - Will tutor once a week

Kim Oclon



College application essays/personal statements and creative writing                 

Executive functioning skills (note taking, study skills, time management, organization)                 

Reading comprehension and literature analysis                 

Essay preparation and writing                 

Experience teaching everything from Freshmen

English- Preparatory to Senior English Honors

Joan Rush



ACT Preparation (taught ACT prep to juniors for 8 years and started the after-school ACT prep program at Grayslake Central HS)

AP Literature & Composition test prep (Currently teaches AP Lit to seniors at Grayslake Central HS)

Essay writing, including college entrance essays

Reading comprehension skills

Margaret Stuhr, PhD.



Reading comprehension, English, critical thinking, literature, writing, grammar, college application letters

Develop and enhance core verbal skill needed for success in high school, college, and ACT and SAT

Year-round, one-on-one lessons

Skill review or enrichment

Pam Szwaya


Study skills, Note taking, Reading comprehension, Vocabulary, Test taking, Strategies, Time management, and ACT Prep

Laura Wilson


Reading, Composition, everything