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“We teach, and encourage a love of learning, collaboration, and compassion. Everyone is a learner everyday.”

Tutoring By Christine is proud to be a Founding Member of the National Test Prep Association. This organization exists to foster collaboration among test prep providers, to share best practices, effective use of materials, and professional standards in the industry, and to advocate for the appropriate administration and use of standardized tests for admissions and assessment purposes.

Meet Christine Carroll.

Owner and lead instructor at Tutoring By Christine.
Christine has been teaching for over 25 years. She started her teaching career in Catholic School, which is where she began preparing students for the TACHS and SAT standardized exams.

She moved onto teaching at a private high school and then as a public school teacher. She is the recipient of the 2012 Senator Lanza Teacher of the Year Award.

Recently, she has obtained the additional position of lead teacher for the prestigious NYC Urban Advantage program. She has also worked as an adjunct professor for a local college for 6 years.

Christine is a member of the National Science Teachers Association and the Learning Disabilities Association of America.

She has always maintained ties with both the private and public communities. As a parishioner of a local church, she has been a volunteer for many charities. Furthermore, she contributes to her community by volunteering at various venues on Staten Island, most notably she leads an annual backpack drive for homeless students.

She has also been trained in the Orton-Gillingham methodology.
The Orton-Gillingham approach is a direct, explicit, multi-sensory, structured, sequential, diagnostic, and prescriptive way to teach literacy when reading, writing, and spelling does not come easily to individuals, such as those with dyslexia.

Christine is excited and motivated to be serving the needs of the community by offering affordable, quality tutoring services at Tutoring By Christine. She has always believed that all students can achieve success when properly motivated and directed.

Christine welcomes the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the most affordable and best tutoring services in the industry.

Empowering learners!

Our vision is for each student to develop a curiosity of learning, discover their interests & potential and grow in their love of learning.
Our statement “LEARN, GROW, ACHIEVE” reflects our understanding and beliefs.
To educate all students to the highest levels of academic achievement, to enable them to reach and expand their potential, and to prepare them to become productive, responsible, ethical, creative and compassionate members of society.
We strive to consciously create an environment of respect and inclusion and to support ethnic, religious and socio-economic diversity at Tutoring By Christine.

Top tutors in every subject.

The best tutors for your interest, learning style, and for all your academic subject needs.

Christine: Founder - Tutors: ELA: K-12 / Math: 6-8 / Science: K-9 / TACHS / SHSAT / SAT: Verbal
Jill Tutors: ELA K-12 / Social Studies K-9 / Science K-9 / TACHS Verbal
Lisa Tutors: Math: K-10 / TACHS: Math / SHSAT: Math
Michelle Tutors: ELA: Grades K-12 (Reading & Writing) / TACHS: ELA
Nicolette Tutors: Elementary Math & ELA (Grades K-5)
Taylor Tutors: Math and English Language Arts
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"My child has attended Tutoring by Christine since elementary school. As a younger student, my daughter received additional help in reading and mathematics. She has gained conceptual knowledge in mathematics and learned reading strategies which she utilizes in the classroom and while completing her homework. This has made her more confident and has built her self-esteem. Today my child is a High School honor student and she looks forward to her tutoring sessions for the NYS Regents Prep. As a parent, I am most grateful for the dedication of the staff, as a fellow educator, I am most grateful for their knowledge and the confidence they have instilled in my child."



“Thank you so much for all your support, motivation, and professionalism. We are so grateful for all you do.”

Corinne Garritano


“My daughter has been going to Tutoring by Christine since 8th grade and it has helped her greatly by boosting her confidence and getting her ready to start HS. I will forever be grateful for all your help.”

Denise Villamagna


“I want to thank Tutoring by Christine for helping my son prepare for his TACHS test. He has a 504 plan accommodation for his vision and the staff helped him in every way to prepare him on taking the test. Jill was very reassuring and everyone treated us like family. I am so proud to say that my son made it into his school of choice, thanks to your staff. I will definitely be back in 3 years with my other son.”



“We are thankful to Tutoring by Christine for their Regent’s prep and SAT tutoring services. Our son has greatly improved in both Math and English. They have been professional and very accommodating to our son’s needs.” Thank you!




How can tutoring help me?

Your tutor will work with you to help you understand where you are having difficulty and how to find strategies to overcome obstacles to learning. A tutor can help you gain new perspectives on your learning by asking questions, explaining concepts in different ways, sharing examples and resources, helping connect prior knowledge to current classes, suggesting study strategies, providing encouragement, and more.

What is the difference between teaching and tutoring?

Teachers follow predetermined guidelines for the expectations for their class and evaluate students on that basis, while tutors focus on students’ individual academic needs and how to help them improve their skills in a specific subject.

What is a good tutor?

One of the most essential ingredients is chemistry. A good tutor will take the time to connect meaningfully with the student and their family. They will be caring and compassionate, but also professional and organized. Having a good rapport with the student will move a tutor from good to great.

What is the role of a tutor?

The goal of tutoring is to assist students to become independent learners and increase their motivation to learn. The tutor plays a vital and multifaceted role in supporting students’ academic learning.

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