Claire Needell Hollander, Writer, Content Provider, Academic Coach & Tutor: Writing, Reading, Task-Organizing, ages 10-Adult,

Serving NYC, Westchester & CT

(In home or Mamaroneck Office)



Author and Educator: NYS certified, 16+ years teaching, Daring Schools Certified, Special Education experienced, learning styles trained); 7 years publishing experience; Author of The Word for Yes, Nothing Real (HarperCollins), Not a Balancing Act (Burning Deck), Migrations (Talisman), “No Learning without Feeling;” “Teach the Books, Touch the Heart;” “A Novel Scorned,” “Macbeth Mash-Up” (New York Times Sunday Review. ) MFA Brown University, NYU, Masters/Secondary Education, English.

Available for weekly, bi-weekly hour-long academic sessions; project work, short and long-term interventions; in house, office, FaceTime; Reading and Writing coaching; clients ages 10-adult: Effective writing strategies, organizational strategies, brainstorm-final draft (learning/utilizing the writing process), time-management, fluency, word choice, mechanics, note-taking. Affinity-based approach. Reading: fluency, word recognition, comprehension, analysis, evaluative questioning; accountable talk; book choice; strategies for approaching challenging text. All session notes shared with client. Communication with school, guidance counselors, college counselors and therapists as requested.

Work for Hire: editing or writing, professional bios, business/professional communications; artistic/personal statements, editorial feedback, family projects, blogging and marketing materials