Parrish Learning Zone LLC is a tutoring and SAT Prep business in Fredericksburg, VA helping students in kindergarten through college to build the skills they need to be successful in school. Nina is the Educational Director and Owner of Parrish Learning Zone. Nina was a Special Education teacher in the public schools in North Carolina and Virgina for seven years.She taught remedial reading, language arts, math, history, and study skills classes in the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.Nina has classroom and counseling experience at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She has owned and operated Parrish Learning Zone for seven years.
At Parrish Learning Zone, our goal is to help every student acquire the skills they are lacking, so that they can gain the confiedence to have success in every aspect of their lives. We feel that all students can learn when they are taught by a professional educator using research-based best practices. All students deserve to be held to only the highest expectations and to be treated as active participants in their learning. Students will receive a hands-on, rigorous, and engaging curriculum that directly teaches the basic skills of math, reading, and writing. We will challenge students to think critically and rationally about the subject matter and to ask their own questions, by creating lessons that are relevant, interesting, and that teach students the content as well as the skills and problem- solving strategies they will need for life. Our learning environment is warm, welcoming, positive, and structured so that all students are able to experience success.
*Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishment. *Project PISCES scholarship to attend North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University as a Special Education Teacher *Top Ten of the Next Generation of Business Leaders *Fred Parent Family Favorite three years in a row *Free Lance Star Reader's Choice Finalist *Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Award for Best Tutoring Business *Spotsylvania County Schools Business Partner of the Year *Virginia School Board Association Honor Roll *Articles published in Huff Post Education, Huff Post Parents, Huff Post UK, Mamalode, Scary Mommy, We Are Teachers, Listen to Your Mother-DC, and Fredericksburg Parent and Family Magazine
Nina's Education History: *Masters Degree in Education for School Counseling in grades Pre K-12 from Virginia Commonwealth University *Certification in Special Education for K-12 students with learning disabilities, mental retardation, and emotional disturbance from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University *Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Mary Washington.
Parrish Learning Zone is a group of 25+ K-12 teachers collaborating to make sure that our students learn the skills that they need to be successful.
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Literature, School Counseling, Word Problems, Study Skills, Library Skills, Short Stories, Reading Strategies, Decimals, Place Value, For All Subjects, Test Preparation