Erin Wiseman brings over 25 years of teaching experience to assist students with learning difficulties, with an emphasis on specific reading disabilities (i.e. dyslexia). Currently, she is serving as a teacher on special assignment where she supports and trains special educators. Additionally, she is a practicum supervisor for the Institute for Multisensory Education, an Orton-Gillingham company.
Erin works with students in grades TK through 6, and spends time getting to know each of her student’s unique needs. She seeks to develop strong connections with her students and customizes her lessons to meet the specific needs of each child. Her ultimate goal is to help her students grow from learning to read to finding joy in reading to learn. Through comprehensive diagnostic assessment over the initial tutoring sessions, Erin designs a customized program to build each student’s reading success. For optimal student engagement and motivation, she incorporates Orton-Gillingham methodology, a multi-sensory approach, with her students.
Erin has a passion for teaching struggling students how to read. She effectively communicates and collaborates with parents to ensure the learning success of each student. She believes that the pathway to a child’s growth is through meaningful and positive connections with families.
Erin is certified as a Structured Literacy Classroom Teacher through CERI (Center of Effective Reading Instruction). She holds the Specialist Instruction Credential in Special Education with Mild/Moderate emphasis, a Multiple Subject credential for grades TK-12, and a Masters Degree in Special Education.
Erin specializes in the following services:
- Early literacy skills
- Parent consultation
- Phonological awareness/phonics
- Homework support