Milissa Ingrassia Mahatma Gandhi PS 23 Jersey City, NJ
Milissa Ingrassia is a first grade teacher at PS 23. She has a BA in Education/Sociology and an MA as an Early Childhood Specialist. She has been teaching for 25 years. Mrs. Ingrassia is very creative and likes to incorporate art and music into her lessons. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two sons. She credits them for giving her inspiration.
Mrs. Ingrassia's favorite book: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
WHAT MAKES THIS CLASSROOM SUCCESSFUL
This classroom is successful because of Ms. Ingrassia's responsiveness to tutors. She quickly returns their messages, and makes sure to provide updates in both reading stages and in class developments. Ms. Ingrassia ensures that there are no schedule disruptions by keeping a calendar of events handy to update tutors whenever possible
WHAT THE TEACHER SAYS ABOUT TUTORMATE
Ms. Ingrassia says, "I really love this program. What I like most about TutorMate is that it is interactive. The students really enjoy receiving their phone calls and speaking to a live person. They look forward to their weekly phone calls. I have seen a lot of progress in the students' reading with TutorMate.
Mahatma Gandhi is the largest elementary school in the state of New Jersey and is broken up into three separate campuses. Grades 1 & 2 are serviced at this location. Overall there are 1411 students. It is the #5 most diverse elementary school in the state, with 74% receiving free and reduced lunch.
KPMG is the TutorMate partner for Ms. Ingrassia's class this year. The KPMG tutors have been very hands on and supportive throughout the year in tutoring their students.
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