About Us

Let's face it: the education system is rapidly changing. With higher academic expectations and an even more demanding world, we could all use a little "extra help".

Extra Help is a tutoring experience unique to your child! Unlike many of the large tutoring companies, this is not a one-size-fits-all corporation.  We work hard to develop a program specifically to fit the needs while capitalize on the strengths and interests of each child.

What you can expect from Extra Help

For your child:

  • Improved grades and test scores
  • Increased confidence
  • More efficient and effective homework time
  • Less stress and frustration
  • Development of new learning strategies and study skills
  • A greater understanding of his/her own learning styles and preferences
  • Motivation and an increased desire to learn

From us:

  • Customized learning plans
  • One-on-one attention
  • Ongoing assessments
  • Open communication between your tutor and your child’s teachers to gain an understanding of the curriculum and the student’s needs in the classroom
  • All lessons aligned to the new Common Core State Standards
  • Continuous parent conferences/feedback

About Heather

Heather Bruno, Founder
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." -Plutarch

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from The College of New Jersey, a Master of Arts in Teaching, Reading Specialist Certification, and Supervisory Certification from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Heather shares a passion for educating all students.  Aside from teaching in New Jersey schools, she also helped develop and implement a special education/resource program at The American School of Milan, Italy.  Heather has enjoyed working with a variety of grade levels from kindergarten through high school.

Joining Heather is a deeply committed team of New Jersey certified, highly qualified teachers in all subject areas from elementary education to high school honors level classes. Trained SAT/ACT tutors are also prepared to support eager college-bound scholars.

Contact us using the form on the right for more information about our skilled tutors!