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Kristin Majda

About Kristin Majda

Kristin Majda is a freelance author and educational consultant residing in sunny Santa Paula, California with her husband and two kids. Her background includes working as a technical writer and trainer within the software industry, and teaching high school and adult education science and math. She earned a bachelor of science in biology and a minor in professional writing from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1997, and her teaching credentials from Cal State Northridge in 2005. She is currently in the process of earning a dual masters degree in biotechnology and business administration (MBA) from Cal State Channel Islands. She attends classes in the evening and works part time out of her home so that she can remain actively involved in the education of her teenage son and the social, emotional, and cognitive development of her toddler daughter. Despite academically performing above grade level, her son struggles with ADHD and the emotional consequences of a system that does not know how to appropriately educate these children. As a result, Mrs. Majda has also become an outspoken advocate for the appropriate education of special-needs children.

What Every Parent Should Know About Hiring a Tutor

Why do we Need Tutors? During pre-modern times a formal education was reserved for religious leaders and the very wealthy, including royalty, who enjoyed a one-on-one relationship with their teachers. Labor skills, however, were passed down in the age-old fashion … Continue reading

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Does My Child Need a Tutor?

I sit down once a month to do the bills while my husband checks the oil and other fluids in our cars. Once a week he mows the lawn, and every six months the whole family goes to the dentist. … Continue reading

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