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NJ Educational Services, Tutors, Test Prep in NJ

Education Services / Tutors Homework Help School Guide
College Prep / Resources Learning Disabilities Special Education

In addition to the education specialists below, refer to Health Professionals, Specialized Services, Therapeutic Services, Children's Groups and other Health & Family categories for informaton about early intervention services and professional services such as speech/language therapy, ADHD, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychotherapy, social skills/children’s groups and more. Also see listings under All Around Enrichment, Academic Enrichment and Enrichment Classes for additional education programs.

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education services / tutors / testing / study skills / test prep

Fractal Science & Math Academy
206 Bellevue Ave., Montclair, NJ, 973-783-5767.

JEI Parsippany
1180 Route 46, Parsippany, 973-794-4118. Programs in math, English, reading and writing, problem solving math, Brain Safari and more. The JEI Self-Learning Method enables all children to learn and reach their full potential with its unique individualized study program. JEI's method will help develop confidence in children with individually paced, step-by-step learning. Once children gain confidence and begin to enjoy learning independently, their potential grows exponentially.

L.E.A.R.N. associates Inc. (Language Education
and Resource Network)

21 Church St., Liberty Corner, 908-626-9655
Email: learnlanguages@earthlink.net
   LEARN, a full service learning center with a difference, provides students ages 3 to adult with instruction in 12+ languages, including ASL (American Sign Language) and other core subjects. Enrichment, support, accelerated instruction and test preparation (including AP and college levels) are offered in a warm, friendly atmosphere, with meeting rooms that are comfortable and private (no booths or cubicles), and complimentary refreshments at all times. We welcome different kinds of learners and are proud to have been the "boutique" provider of educational programs for over 18 years. We also provide programs by Skype, at schools, business, and in community centers. Translations and voice-overs are available to the community at large.

Summit Test Prep & Tutoring
1020 Springfield Ave., Suite 102, Mountainside, NJ 07092, 908-516-4199, info@summittesttutor.com. Test preparation (ACT/SAT/PSAT/SSAT/ISEE/HSPT/COOP/GRE/GMAT) and academic tutoring for middle and high school students. No contracts, no price hikes. Flexible scheduling. Free baseline assessment. Our location or yours.

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college prep / study skills / resources

In addition to the listings below, also see listings above for professional services specializing in test prep and study skills.

Adult Schools
Community adult schools offer a wide variety of interesting courses and workshops for personal enrichment and growth. Brochures are typically mailed to area residents prior to registration in Sept. and Jan. or available online.
The Adult School, 973-443-9222.
  Classes in Chatham, Madison, Florham Park, Basking Ridge, Warren and Westfield.
County College of Morris Enrichment, 214 Center Grove Rd., Randolph,
  973-328-5187.
Jointure Child Enrichment & Adult Education, Somerset County, 908-722-0233.
• Middlesex Community School, 732-317-6000
• Montclair Adult School, 973-744-0500 x2224.
  Department of the Montclair Public Library
Morris Community School, 973-292-2063.
• Morris Hills School of Adult and Continuing Education, 973-664-2296.
Raritan Valley Community College Continuing Education, 908-526-1200.
South Orange Maplewood Adult School, 973-378-7620.
Union County College Continuing Education, 908-709-7600.

BigFuture.CollegeBoard.org
An easy-to-navigate site to search colleges by location, majors, cost, size and more.

CollegeBoard.org
Official site for SAT registration and information with college search function and financial aid planner..

CollegeData.com
College search engine and profiles, scholarship search engine and college net cost calculator.

Nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
Website displays data from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.

NJtransfer.org
Website provides information on admissions, financial aid and scholarships, recommended transfer programs and course equivalencies for New Jersey colleges and universities.

Petersons.com
Online resource for college, university, graduate school, continuing education and private school searches.

Studygs.net
Website often cited by teachers and schools offers valuable information and strategies for learning, studying, time management, test-taking, reading, writing, problem solving and more.

TestPrepReview.com
ACT/SAT practice tests for no charge.

Ucan-network.org
Initiative by U-CAN (University & College Accountability Network) gives prospective students and their families excellent information in a common format on nonprofit, private colleges and universities including faculty info, graduation and retention statistics.

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learning disabilities support services

Innisfree Foundation
40 S. Fullerton Ave., Montclair, 800-983-8715. Non-profit organization advocates for the special education community in New Jersey by providing low bono and pro bono legal assistance, filing amicus briefs, offering free educational seminars, and direct advocacy.

Wrightslaw
A resource for parents, educators, advocates and ­attorneys to find information about special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids
Website provides clear information about legal rights and advocacy, state agencies, and a directory of resources including educational consultants, psychologists, health care specialists, tutors, advocates, attorneys, parent support groups and more in New Jersey and for every state.

The Children's Dyslexia Center
National program to combat dyslexia, supported by the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, provides Orton-Gillingham tutoring to kindergarten through high school students free of charge. Open to all. Professional tutor training is also provided at no cost to those who qualify. Individual and business sponsorships accepted.
• Burlington
  Masonic Home, 902 Jacksonville Rd., Burlington, 609-589-4098
• Hasbrouck Heights
  301 Division Ave., Hasbrouck Heights, 201-288-6556
• Northfield
  2000 New Rd., Northfield, 609-641-4330
• Scotch Plains
  301 Forest Ave., Scotch Plains, 908-322-6241
• Tenafly
  PO Box 10, 404 Tenafly Rd., Tenafly, 201-567-9002

The C.H.I.L.D. Organization of Scotch Plains-Fanwood
 Support and resource group for families with children who have learning disabilities hosts speakers with a broad spectrum of expertise throughout the year. Membership is open to all parents within the school district and surrounding towns.

Council for Learning Disabilities
International organization of professionals who establish standards and promote innovative strategies for research and practice.

Division for Learning Disabilities at the Council for Exceptional Children
888-232-7733. International, professional association provides resources and information about assessment, instruction and policy for teaching students with learning disabilities.

GetReadyToRead.org
NCLD's online information center provides extensive information about early reading skills in separate sections for parents and educators. From the site, you can access the Get Ready to Read! screening tool designed to indicate a child's pre-reading progress.

International Dyslexia Association
800-ABC-D123. International network brings individuals, parents and professionals in the field of dyslexia together. New Jersey residents who join IDA automatically become members of the New Jersey branch and receive information about local workshops and conferences.

Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey
PO Box 6268, East Brunswick, 732-645-2738. The New Jersey chapter of LDA of America provides education, networking and advocacy for its members.

LDonline.org
A leading website on learning disabilities posts articles, columns by noted experts, a resource guide, referral directory and hosts active forums.

Learning Resource Centers
• North: 7 Glenwood Ave., Suite 201, East Orange, 973-414-4491.
• North Satellite: 104 American Rd., Bldg. 100, Morris Plains, 973-631-6345.
• Central: 200 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, 609-633-8893.
 South: South Jersey Technology Park, Samuel H. Jones Innovation Center,
   Suite 200, 107 Gilbreth Pkwy., Mullica Hill, 856-582-7000 ext. 165.
     Supported through the NJ Dept. of Education and federal funds, the Learning Resource Centers provide special education information, curriculum guides, consultation services, production services and loan materials to parents and educators serving pupils with disabilities ages 3 to 21.

Morris-Union Jointure Commission Parent Training Series Workshops
340 Central Ave., New Providence, 908-464-7625. Professional development workshops are open to anyone involved with a child who has been diagnosed with a pervasive developmental disorder, but they are also extremely helpful for parents of children with other disabilities as well. Visit website, select "Professional Development" for course catalog.

National Center for Learning Disabilities
888-575-7373. Develops training and educational materials for parents and practitioners.

P.A.C.E. Parent Advocacy Council for Education
Morris School District's P.A.C.E. is an active parent-to-parent support and advocacy group working toward optimum education for all children with learning differences. Membership, public programs, and a useful website with extensive resources and calendar are open to all. Email pace.msd@gmail.com.

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homework help and useful links

Artcyclopedia.com
An encyclopedia of noted artists with links to image archives, articles about the artist, museums with collections of the artist and market activity of the artist’s work. 

Fact Monster.com
Useful sites for gathering information for homework projects. Also kidinfo.com.

Google Arts & Culture
A collaboration between museums from the United States, Europe, Russia and Google Cultural Institute, Google Arts & Culture enables users to explore artworks online in extraordinary detail, tour museum galleries, historical sites and stories around the world.

History Channel.com
Easy to navigate site for history research.

How Stuff Works.com
Hundreds of topics for science and technology research.

How-to-Study.com
Free study skills articles for all subjects and ages.

Jersey Clicks.org
Search full-text magazines, journals, books and encyclopedias from home with your public library card, or at your local public or school library. Funded by the New Jersey State Library, Library Services & Technology ACT and Regional Library Cooperatives.

Khan Academy
An extensive library of interactive videos, challenges and assessments cover subjects in math, science, economics, finance, computer programming and humanities. All are available at no charge to students, teachers, parents and anyone interested in learning more.

LOC.gov
Access curious and entertaining facts from America’s past through the “Wise Guide,” portal at The Library of Congress’ website.

Refdesk.com
In an attempt to bring order to the chaos of the Internet, refdesk is an index of subjects with current links to a vast number of quality websites.

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