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ABOUT US

At Good Hope Tutoring Services LLC, we tutor all grade levels K-12 and some college-level subjects. We do not have long-term contracts and our rates are reasonable and affordable! Whether your child attends a public or private school or is homeschooled, we can help!

Our tutors:

  • Are highly qualified
  • Have background checks
  • Are patient and will explain concepts in multiple ways
  • Will motivate your student(s) to learn
  • We offer a flexible schedule that allows our tutors to work with students at your home, a library close to your home, online via the Zoom platform, or at our location in Accokeek, Maryland.

Our Tutoring Philosophy

At Good Hope Tutoring Services, we believe that every child has the ability to learn. Our innovative approach to education accounts for many different learning styles. We empower students by using multiple intelligence principles in our instruction methods. This allows us to differentiate instruction for each student. Good Hope Tutoring also embraces interactive learning settings (cooperative learning) that encourage students to work together to achieve higher learning.

One of our goals at Good Hope Tutoring Services is to give children the life skills they need to thrive in today’s society. We do this by using real-world applications to teach children the fundamental concepts of reading and math. Additionally, we help students develop effective organizational skills and study habits.

The curriculum and materials that we use are easy for students to understand. This reduces the frustration and boredom that many children experience during the learning process. Our philosophy is that learning should be an exciting and rewarding endeavor for the student. When children enjoy learning, they are eager to work towards their full potential. And when a student realizes their full potential, they can better adapt to today's tough economic and social climate.

The Purpose of Tutoring

At Good Hope Tutoring Services, we believe that tutoring is not just for helping children with homework and projects. It is an ongoing process to help improve the student’s study skills, learning strategies, and test-taking abilities. Just because a student doesn't have homework, doesn't mean that they should not be tutored that day. All areas of a student’s academic life have room for improvement.

Tutoring Environment

A quiet place with adequate lighting, table and chairs, and the absence of pets is highly recommended to get the most out of your child’s tutoring session. Cell phones, iPods, and other devices should not be in the area because they are a distraction. The student should have paper and plenty of pencils/pens for every session. The student should also have books that are relevant to the subject the child is being tutored for.

Our Founder

Orisha Brown

Orisha Brown

Orisha M. Brown is a life-long educator and the founder of Good Hope Tutoring Services LLC. She has a passion for teaching and training both children and adults. She has more than 25 years' tutoring experience, 7 years' teaching experience in both public and private schools, and 5 years’ teaching college-level courses at Sojourner Douglass College and College of Southern Maryland. She has a B.S. in Biology and an M.A. in Education, Instructional Systems Development.

We encourage you to set up a free consultation to see how Orisha and her team of tutors can help you.