Educational Support/Childcare

Carini, Lalla (Parent)
Lalla Carini, Extra Lesson - Educational Therapy

Waldorf wisdom helping students with learning differences to develop foundational capacities for literacy.

1336 - 20th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: (415) 681-702

Ms.Carini offers assessment and intervention in sensory-motor integration, reading, writing and math, using the arts, rhythm and movement for greater integration of feeling, thinking and the will forces. Ms.Carini helps children develop the foundational capacities for literacy in the middle and upper grades. She also works with high school students in reading comprehension, essay writing and organizational skills.

Chernis, Gabrielle (Parent)
Learning Bridge Tutoring Services

Gabrielle is an educator in private practice specializing in supporting students with learning differences.

2750 36th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116
Phone: (415) 637-8904

A credentialed teacher and reading specialist, Gabrielle is trained in multi-sensory methods for both reading and math. She uses formal and informal assessments to determine students' processing strengths and challenges. Using both therapeutic and research-based methods, students receive intervention based on their individual learning profiles. Gabrielle completed her Waldorf Teacher training and currently works with students grades 3 and older.

Goldner, Naomi (Parent)
Writing Instructor

Creative and Academic Writing educational services for all ages. Both private and group classes.

354 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA 94131
Phone: (415) 239-5574

Naomi Goldner, a San Francisco based writer and educator, is passionate about helping students find their unique voice while providing a supportive and rich creative environment. Her classes include writing, reflection, sharing, feedback, mini-lessons on craft, and discussions about the writing process. Students will be given structure for their work, but also much freedom to experiment and pursue their own ideas.

Community Discount: Yes. I am offering lower rates for private and group lessons.

Habegger, Larry (Parent)
The Prose Doctors

An editors consortium that works with all ages and skill levels to make your writing sing

10 Napier Lane
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 391-7036
Cell: (415) 734-7780

The Prose Doctors work with writers of all levels and with manuscripts of all lengths, from newspaper essays to book-length narratives. We provide keen judgment, careful attention, and an artful awareness of literary style. Whether it’s a personal essay, magazine feature, your first book or your fifth, The Prose Doctors can help you elevate your manuscript to its fullest potential.

Community Discount: 20% off first project unless it's a full-length book. In that case the discount would be negotiable. Form would be a verbal agreement with the individual.

Harris-Boundy, Liesel (Parent)
San Francisco Public LIbrary

Children's Librarian

West Portal Branch - SFPL
San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone: (415) 355-5791

Malcolm, Heather (Alumni Parent)
Malcolm's Math Mentoring

Math Tutor focusing on Individual Learning Styles.

Dolphin Marina Dock # Five
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: (415) 578-2609

Heather Malcolm has tutored grade school students in math focusing on individual learning styles. She worked with a dyslexic student who was awarded the distinction of “Best Improved Math Student” as a junior in high school. Heather has studied David Berg’s math program, Making Math Real® (MMR), a multi-sensory structured program for cognitive development in mathematics.

McCabe, Paula, L.Ac (Parent)
Silver Bell Nursery

Small home-based nursery program where we apply Waldorf methods

2636 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Cell: (415) 244-3787

Paula is a co-director with Caitlin Connolly. Silver Bell is located in the Richmond district at 2636 McAllister Street. Please contact Paula at or call her at 415-244-3787.

McMillen, Tammy (Parent)
My City School

A middle school for dyslexic and other LD students. High support and high expectations.

199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: (415) 682-9044
Cell: (703) 869-5730

A new learning community for middle schoolers with LD. Reading and math specialists in the morning precede afternoon experiential learning encompassing science, social studies, arts, drama, and p.e. An integrated social and life skills curriculum provides the students with high support for our high expectations. A unique opportunity in a small educational pod with qualified, experienced and committed teachers.

Steinkemper, Barbara (Parent)
German Teacher

4346 23rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: (415) 647-7112
Cell: (415) 323-8614

I'm the former German teacher at the grade school who is available for both individual or group tutoring for children and adults. All levels welcome! I strive to provide a language learning environment in which children and adults experience "Sprachvergnügen", the joy of learning the German language and culture.