Horizons Academic Assistance is a local tutoring company that
works with students struggling in a wide variety of subject
areas in a respectful way. We meet our objective, improving
academic performance, by providing subject specific individualized
instruction, close communication with the teacher and school,
weekly feedback for parents, goal setting, and confidence building.
We serve both the Monterey Peninsula as well as the Salinas
and director, Rachel Irvine Schmidt, has been working on
the peninsula as a teacher and as a private tutor since 1996.
She holds a double major BA degree in both Liberal Studies
and in Spanish. Additionally, she has three different credentials
in Bilingual Elementary Education (BCLAD), Spanish, and an
administrative credential. She has also earned her Masters
Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision. She works
with students as well as with her tutors to ensure successful
experiences for all. The team is caring, patient and proud
of its work. Bright Horizons is compliant with the California
Teaching Standards and Framework.