Brian Montalbano

Latin, US History, Language Arts Tutor

Brian has a unique blend of expertise coming from his certification in both Latin and Social Studies, while also bringing a wealth of knowledge from his years of writing fiction and participating in and facilitating writing critique groups.  He is currently the World Language department leader and a classroom teacher at Glen Rock High School, a blue ribbon school.  He also has experience as both a private and organized tutor, as well as a research assistant for curriculum work for a professor.  Brian believes that all students can find success in whatever they set their mind to; as a tutor, he is dedicated to finding the right approach, which will lead to that success, for each individual.


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