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Talia A. Dennis, Founder and President

Talia Dennis is a graduate of Bank Street College of Education in New York City, where she earned her master’s degree in General and Special Education for Early Childhood.

She has taught at a variety of institutions, most recently spending four years as a Master Teacher at The Ramaz School, a prestigious co-educational college preparatory academy in New York’s Upper East Side. She built her reputation as an educator by identifying students’ strengths and tailoring engaging curricula to facilitate their success.


Grade Expectations offers tutors, enrichment instructors, and licensed professionals, including speech and occupational therapists and special education teachers who specialize in all general and Judaic subject areas.

We also have an experienced team of educational consultants, psychologists, and standardized test professionals. Other specialists can be engaged according to your child’s unique objectives and desires. Whether you need a chess expert, sports coach, or music teacher, we’ll match those needs with the appropriate professional provider.

Our educational professionals are highly qualified, with credentials from institutions such as Brown University, Cooper Union, Columbia University, and Yale University. Most important, they love teaching and have the ability to infuse your child with enthusiasm and passion for their subjects.