Hallie has worked with students with learning differences and disabilities for nearly a decade. She first pursued her teaching career in New York City where she taught middle school Special Education. She excelled at bringing students up to grade level in reading and math with highly individualized, student-centered teaching. Hallie then served as high school Dean overseeing student support and intervention services in the Bay Area and then in Washington, DC. In this role, she helped students get on track towards graduation and college preparation, worked closely with teachers and families to develop academic plans, train and coach intervention teachers, and coordinate academic and socio-emotional support services. She also supported students with the development of academic mindsets, habits, executive functioning skills.
Hallie loves working with students of a wide variety of ages and works hard to understand individual learning needs and strengths. She has supported students across content areas including test prep. She firmly believes in helping students build confidence and see success. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Science at George Washington University.
Hallie holds a B.A. from Middlebury College where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a major in Political Science. She has a Masters in Special Education from Hunter College and a Masters in Education Policy, Leadership, and Organizational Studies from Stanford University. When not involved in educational pursuits, Hallie is an avid marathon runner, cyclist, and dog owner. She and her husband live in Washington, DC.