Tutoring Advantage was founded by Joan Robertson in 2006. Joan is a licensed teacher, trained in the Orton-Gillingham method, and specializes in Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and learning disabilities. Joan started her teaching career as an enrichment and remedial kindergarten reading teacher in Bloomington, Minnesota. She worked for 5 years as a special education kindergarten teacher at Groves Academy in St. Louis Park Minnesota. She continued her passion to help students in the Hopkins & Robbinsdale School Districts as a reading and math tutor. Before beginning in private practice she worked as an academic therapist with the Integrative Medicine Clinic at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis and Park Nicollet Alexander Center in Eden Prairie. Joan began her private practice in 2006. She is eager to work with students who have learning needs, especially dyslexia.
Joan offers the following tutoring programs: Orton-Gillingham Tutoring, Wilson Reading Tutoring, Kansas Writing, Handwriting Without Tears, Math Tutoring (Utilizing Singapore, Woodin Math, and other modalities) She offers two tutoring formats: online webcast lesson and in-person lessons.