More Than 15 Years of Experience

I’m an expert tutor and academic coach you can trust.

Contact me today for a 30-minute no-cost consultation! 510-761-8047

It can feel frustrating to know that your child is bright, yet struggles to do better in school.

Perhaps this describes you or your child:

  • You wish your child felt more confident and successful in school.
  • You are tired of struggling with your child to get them to do their homework.
  • Your child is stressed out about writing, grammar, essay organization, or English class.

I’ve worked with many students and parents in these exact situations and I can help your child feel more confident, comfortable, and successful academically. With my unique mix of skills and experience, I create a program tailored to your child that will improve their school experience and their self-worth.

I help them move through resistance and fear to identify their strengths so they can become students who excel in school and in life. I offer academic tutoring for children, teens, and adults in multiple subjects.

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Summer Classes

These classes can help students get ahead in the new school year, gain confidence, and manage stress.

Choose the right class for your child by selecting their grade level below.

Enrollment opens mid-March!

Elementary Classes (4th & 5th Grade)

Mindful Writing: Relax Into Summer
June 15–19 | 10 am – 12 pm

Mindful Writing: Prepare for the New School Year
August 3–7 | 10 am – 12 pm

Middle School Classes

Surviving Middle School
For students already attending middle school
June 22–26 | 10 am – 12 pm

Surviving Middle School
For students entering middle school
July 27–31 | 10 am – 12 pm

Mindful Writing
August 3–7 | 1–3 pm

High School Classes

Surviving High School
For students already in high school
July 13–16 | 9 am – 12 pm

Surviving High School
For students entering in high school
August 10–13 | 9 am – 12 pm

Mindful Writing
July 6–9 | 9 am – 12 pm

College Classes

Surviving College
For first-year college students
July 20–23 | 9 am – 12 pm

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Learn more about how you can help your child be more successful, less stressed out, and better able to manage school and life.

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My clients and students have told me they appreciate my kind, down-to-earth demeanor

and my friendly approach to tutoring and coaching. Read what they’ve said below!

“I highly recommend Katrina for any student that is struggling with school mentally and academically. In the year that I have worked with Katrina, I have changed my patterns, gained confidence, learned about myself, and become a stronger student overall.
Not only does she teach you study tricks, she teaches you how to break through procrastination barriers and limiting beliefs that you thought could never be broken. Through Katrina’s advice, wisdom, and meditation techniques, I was able to regain a positive attitude toward school and get my work done with ease.”

Alex Newell, high school student
“Katrina is wonderful with my elementary-age children. She is serious and calm, and also loving and creative — the right mix to keep the kids engaged and happy.”
Rebekah Evanson
“I’ve known Katrina in an academic setting for several years. Her kindness and compassion for others, along with her excellent communication skills, make her an excellent tutor. I highly recommend her for any student who wants to get ahead in school while enjoying the process!”
Professor Javy Galindo